Shattered Loneliness It drags on for daysand sleepless nightsIn emptinessIn silenceIn the greyEngulfing my spiritwith it's frigidand unwelcomingBut all too familiar armsAs I mourn wilt in the dark cornerof it's embrace, AndIcannotbreathe. I cannot breathe! I can't breathe! Can't breathe Can't. BREATHE Br e a the
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
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
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
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.
Spring 2020by Canela Ajena
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
My faith occurred, In a peculiar moment, after a time of Religiously cursing all existence All over again. Then you Came along and changed my mind. Lingering with love, and lonely, you Elated my life.
Most of my mosaic pieces are aquired through friends or family as gifts. Sometimes I collect everyday things to reuse in my mosaics like: broken plates, tile, broken jewelry. However, for my current project I purchased glass tile on sale at Micheal's. I want the opportunity to work with flat even pieces this time just… Continue reading Mosaic Tree: Tiles 4/6/2020
Directly translated from English to Spanish the word Canela means cinnamon. The word Ajena is a little more complicated to define. Its definition depends on the context and tone in which it is used. It is also important to remember that in translation from one language to another there are some words that, at times,… Continue reading Canela Ajena