Art, community projects, Mosaics, Pictures, Recycling

Inspiration

There is a park of mosaic art about 30 to 60 minutes (depending on traffic) from where I live. It isn't very big at all, but if you love art and detail you can spend a couple of hours at this park finding art within art. You need to look at the big picture then… Continue reading Inspiration

Art, Art, love, Prose, Random expressions, Uncategorized

Commitment issues

If you ask me for my favorite color, breakfast, food, movie, book, author, season, song, number, place, person, and so on you might be frustrated with my answer. I don't have a favorite and even if I do it is only for a short amount of time. I like to dabble in everything, try it… Continue reading Commitment issues

Art, jewelry, Mosaics, Sketch, Thrift Shopping

Precious Silver

It started as a sketch in a work notebook on a work lunch break. It caused some restless nights. It still needs a little tweeking, but I think it is coming along. Precious Silver

Uncategorized

A Handful of Ceramic and Glass

Earlier last month I came across some thrifty finds that left me with a bounty of ceramic and glass tile as well as broken jewelry. I've spent the beginning of this month working on putting it together. It has put my mind at easy and my posture in particularly painful positions.

Art, Mosaics

Project Jewelry Day 1

On occasion family or friends will give me their unwanted or broken jewelry, tile, plates and so on for my mosaic art. Today, my favorite walking partner, who I haven't seen in weeks (thanks to Stay-in-place) dropped off a bunch of crafting materials, including: unwanted/broken jewelry and empty wine bottles, at my front door. It… Continue reading Project Jewelry Day 1

poetry, Writing

Aging Gracefully

Sold my first kiss for a pretty penny Gave my heart away for a pretty face Learned that making love takes patience And that in growing older there is no grace Found that time made me pleasantly bitter Unconsoled by God’s lethargic problem solving pace Switched my faith again to luck and karma Still, life… Continue reading Aging Gracefully

Art, Art, Mosaics

Mosaic Tree: Part 3 Before the Grout

Tree Mosaic by canelaajena I've obsessed over these two mosaic projects (the tree and the bottle in the back) since I started them earlier this week. It's easier now to contiouslsy work on a project since I set up a work place in my bedroom. It isn't ideal for cleanliness, but it's secluded to a… Continue reading Mosaic Tree: Part 3 Before the Grout