Tag Archives: Mosaic

Isn’t it ironic that I made a seahorse?


As a follow up to my last post I thought I would share with my readers what I created with the seaglass. I thought I was going to make a fish but instead this is what I came up with… … Continue reading

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My Mosaic Masterpiece…


Ok, for my first solo attempt I think I did okay, no? And my toes are no longer stuck together so overall I’d say it’s a win-win situation. It’s not perfect but 98% complete and it didn’t crumble in my … Continue reading

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Just call me Twinkle Toes the Mosaic Master!


A few years back, I took a mosaic course in Ravenna. At the time, I remember being overwhelmed with how complicated the process was and decided never to take it up as a hobby. Fast forward two years and it … Continue reading

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No direction


If I had my very own boy band I think I would call it NO DIRECTION. I just spent a few weeks working on my mosaic and then I got pulled into a different direction and my mosaic suffered a … Continue reading

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Mosaic madness


Finally, after my course in Ravenna two years ago, I have ordered my hammer and chisel. Yes, that’s right, I am going to try and make another mosaic only this time I’m flying solo without my teacher to correct all … Continue reading

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Sweet Ravenna


A tree lined street greeted me with friendly smiles as I passed park bench after bench filled with locals socializing on a sunny Sunday afternoon. After much anticipation, I had finally arrived in Ravenna, Italy. As I approached the historic … Continue reading

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Earthquakes be damned!


In 1990, I went on my first trip around Europe. As my luck would have it, that was also the year the Gulf war started and I remember speaking to my mom from a phone booth somewhere in France while … Continue reading

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