Monthly Archives: April 2013

Day 274 – Ceramic Tile

I made this in mosaic class.  First I cut the clay slab into a 4 inch square.  Then I drew the picture on the clay and last, I cut it into pieces.  After it was fired I glazed it and it … Continue reading

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Day 273 – 3D Experiment

Over the weekend I went to see mosaic sculptures by Julee Latimer.  They were really beautiful.  She makes a three-dimensional shape then she adds the mosaic.  She uses many different materials and the end result is very textural. I just … Continue reading

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Day 272 – Grouting Week 39

This week I was into glitter.  I think the sparkle adds fun to the mosaics.  The black piece was my biggest surprise this week.  I love the way it came out!  

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Day 271 – Trees by the Side of the Road

I was listening to the radio this morning and heard that yesterday was Arbor Day.  What a great reason to create a mosaic of trees, one of my favorite subjects.  These trees were inspired by the trees I saw during the road trip I … Continue reading

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Day 270 – Sparkly Black Sky

I kept seeing black glass with sparkles today.  I had a hard time accepting that I was going to make an all black mosaic but I finally gave in since no other ideas were emerging.  I had no idea what … Continue reading

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Day 269 – Ribbon

This week seems to be about circles.  Tonight I was attempting to create a ribbon going through the circle.  I did a little drawing this afternoon. Hopefully, grouting will help bring out the design.  I do love the colors even … Continue reading

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Day 268 – Ripples in a Pond

My mosaic teacher told me about a mosaic she made with rings that represented the ripples you see in water.   Her project, which was on a rain barrel, sounded like fun so I decided to make my own ripples. I … Continue reading

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