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« on: January 09, 2012 06:47:32 PM »

This is a piece I just completed. The first version got ruined when I was prepping it for shipping. Which was kind of good, cause I did not like it. Doing a whole new one with a total different direction resulted in this one. Which will be mailed out tomorrow. Smiley

Commisioned Name arroyo2 by HRSG, on Flickr


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Thank you for looking, and any comments or questions are welcome. Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2012 07:12:20 PM »

Beautiful, as usual! The frame really looks wonderful with the mosaic too.
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« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2012 03:00:36 AM »

Beautiful! I need to learn how to grout.
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« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2012 05:01:51 AM »

Thank you both, and be glad to help you with any grout issues. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2012 08:53:29 AM »

I love how fluid your pieces are...just beautiful...
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« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2012 10:20:04 AM »

You're too kind!  Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2012 08:15:19 AM »

This is really gorgeous!  I love the wavy lines you always seem to achieve.  This may be a dummy question, but the tiles are square, right?  You just lay them out on curves and grout?  It's so organic and non-linear, which is such a (pleasant!) surprise with mosaics...
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« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2012 08:36:28 AM »

You're so sweet. Smiley

This mosaic is done on a flat surface. The tiles are cut (squarish) pieces, and put into the design. The name was placed first, then the fill tesserae was placed.

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« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2012 06:45:52 PM »

This is really lovely.  I agree with Aislynn - it looks very organic!  Really awesome!
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