The image above is one of my most recent mosaics. The pieces are entirely hand cut stained glass. I call it “Oaks on Blue”.
OCTOPUS SWIRL: All hand-cut and finished stained glass pieces. Octopus with spiral water-themed background. Backsplash for behind the stove in a friend’s kitchen. Commissioned piece. On hardibacker laminated to plywood. Shown prior to installation and framing. Mosaic portion is 30 x 30 inches.
FAMILY: Stained glass raccoons with vitreous glass background and polished snowflake obsidian bits as edging. On concrete backer board.
SEA TURTLE: Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle. Stained glass on concrete backer board. Glass smashed marbles used as a “frame”.
JELLIES: Stained glass jellies with vitreous glass background on concrete backer board.
POPPIES: California Poppies. Stained glass on concrete backer board.
OCTOPUS HUGS BOX: Upcycled wood box with Octopus embracing it.
FREEDOM: Stained glass dancer with vitreous glass background and Glass smashed marbles as a “frame”. On concrete backer board.
WINE ME: Stained glass cubist style wine bottles and glasses. Backsplash for behind the stove in a family kitchen. Commissioned piece. On hardibacker laminated to plywood. Shown prior to finish work on the rest of their counter backsplash. 32 x 36 inches finished dimensions.
KELP CRAB: Stained glass kelp crab with vitreous glass kelp and background on concrete backer board. Glass smashed marbles and beach glass used to “frame” it.
COSTA’S HUMMINGBIRD: Stained glass Costa’s Hummingbird with vitreous glass background on Birch wood round.
OCTOPUS COFFEE TABLE: Re-purposed IKEA table, now our coffee table. Stained glass octopus and schools of fish with vitreous water current background.
FLOW: Stained glass salmon with vitreous glass “river”, I used both vitreous and stained glass in the rest of the background. On 16 inch square concrete paving stones. Very heavy. My first four mosaics!