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In her book "Tending the Heart Fire", Shiva Rea defines a yantra as a sacred pattern of the Divine, and explains that the 64-point intersecting triangles of the Sri Yantra specifically represent the pattern of the human ...

Sri Yantra

Custom

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This custom mosaic picture frame was created using some of the glass that was stepped on at the end of my sister Jordana & her husband Aaron's marriage ceremony last year.  The frame was mosaicked using their wedding ...

L’chaim!

Custom

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This mosaic garden stone was created as a memorial for our family bird, known as "Birdie" (actually named Tzippy), who passed away last year.  Birdie was in our family for over 20 years so deserved a very special mosaic ...

Birdie’s Memorial

Custom

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This mosaic was a custom order, commissioned as a gift.  The customers provided a photo of a special place that they had recently visited while on vacation in Newfoundland: the ancestral home of their 97 year old ...

Charles Brook

Custom, Nature Themes

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This 8"x10" glass mosaic is of a pear tree (one of my favourite fruits), overlooking the beautiful mountains and waters of Kelowna, British Columbia. Anyone who knows me well knows that I have a minor obsession with fruit ...

Kelowna Pears

Nature Themes

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This mosaic was a custom order.  The customer described his vision for retirement where he and his wife would be sitting in two chairs, drinking wine and looking out over a vineyard.  So naturally that's what I made.  ...

Vineyard Dreams

Custom, Nature Themes

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This 10"x10" mosaic is based on my parents' sailboat: the Unfurled.  (So even though I think the name is perfect for this mosaic, I can't take credit for coming up with it).  In this mosaic I experimented by not only using ...

Unfurled

Nature Themes

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This mosaic of a magnolia tree branch has been an evolving piece.  I originally started the design by laying out the glass for the magnolia flowers, and then filled in the background.  Once I saw it together I realized ...

Magnolias Rising

Nature Themes

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I made this mosaic of two climbing waves during a workshop taught by Yulia Hanansen (Mosaic Sphere Studio) at the Society for American Mosaic Artists (SAMA) summit in Houston his past May.  It took me some time after ...

Climbing Waves

Nature Themes

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This 8"x10" turtle mosaic is made with a variety of glass (primarily stained glass).  I love to dive and exploring underwater is one of the happiest places in the world for me.  For this mosaic, I've used a variety of ...

Deeper Waters

Nature Themes

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This 5″x7″ piece showcases a mosaic of a stormy sunset, using principles of gradation to blend the different colours of glass. As you've seen in previous posts, I’m working on mixing the colour gradation technique ...

Stormy Sky

Nature Themes

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SOLD This 8"x10" mosaic is an adaptation of a photo I took in Skagit County in Washington.  Just to the right of this tree is a big cliff that drops off into the ocean where just seconds after taking this photo, I saw a ...

Windswept Washington Tree

Nature Themes