Saturday, April 25, 2020

Chimp Mosaic Commission

A commission from a zoo docent who loves chimps! 
20" wide. Handmade cement substrate. Glass tessarae.
 

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Rooster Commission

A favorite subject - roosters! 
16" across, 3D substrate, glass tessarae.

 

Oakland Magazine Article, July 2019


Lucky

Commission for a birthday of a beloved dog. Her name is Lucky.
She's black but her face is very grey.
16" across. Handmade 3D substrate. Glass and mirror tessarare.


New Work 2019

I've been busy and productive for months but terrible at blogging.
Here are pics of some latest works.
Large Lizard. Handmade 3D substrate. 24" long.
Glass and ceramic tessarae.




Large Butterfly. 22" wingspan. 3D handmade substrate.
Glass and ceramic tessarae.



Large fish. Part of a commission of several aquatic animals for a bathroom.
3D handmade substrate. Glass and mirror tessarae. 

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Zebra Mosaic Sculpture

My zebra sculpture is finally done! Glass mosaic over a substrate of styrofoam, fiberglass mesh and cement. He's a big one: 28" x 38" x 12"







The styrofoam base:

The fiberglass mesh is applied:

The final cement coating, and the zebra was ready to mosaic:

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Giraffe Mosaic Sculpture

I really love making sculptures for mosaics. I have been wanting to do a giraffe for a long time so here she is. Gigi the Giraffe stands 44" tall and is a styrofoam substrate covered with fiberglass mesh and cement, then mosaicked with 90 year old china from my great-grandmother.