OAKS ON BLUE: The tesserae (pieces) are entirely hand cut stained glass.
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”.
FOREST PATH: Stained glass on concrete tile backer board with wood frame that is painted black.
LIFE SURGES: Stained glass on upcycled pressed wood box. (Hidden ocean figures in the swirl. Click to enlarge the image).
LINES and CURVES: Various glass and stone on pressed wood base with mirror in the center.
OBSIDIAN INTRUDES: A variety of glass and stone layers. Includes snowflake obsidian, broken rough obsidian, pink chalcedony, rough marble, glass rounds and tiles.
SKUNK IN MY YARD!: Vitreous and recycled glass on concrete stepping stone.
LIONS LIVE HERE: Vitreous and recycled glass with plastic shiny bead highlights on concrete stepping stone.
MONARCHS: Stained and vitreous glass on concrete stepping stone.
NATIVE WILDFLOWER COASTER SERIES ONE: Columbine, Coastal Iris, Blue-eyed Grass, Wild Rose. Hand cut stained glass on wooden coaster bases.
WAVE: Stained glass and polished stone on concrete tile backer board.
WESTERN SKINK: Stained glass and vitreous glass on concrete stepping stone. Love these little lizards with their amazingly bright blue tails!
SEAHORSE POT: Stained glass, sea horse and smashed marbles glass accents. Painted on inside.
STARRY VASE: Vitreous glass interlocking sea stars surround a vase. Painted on the inside.
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!
PEEK-A-HOO: Hand cut vitreous glass and glass “smashed” marbles mosaic, set on a porcelain owl base.