We donated 2 bird mosaics for a silent auction at the Bird Ball, in support of the Pelee Island Observatory. We’re very pleased to help out!
Here is the latest from Long Branch Mosaics. This goldfinch is about 44″ wide and 23″ at its tallest. It’s made with Italian glass “Smalti” tiles on a plywood ground and this work is grouted. Normally we grout our Smalti works but we don’t grout… Read More
We recently finished this scarlet tanager mosaic and now we’re working on a giant goldfinch. This was made with smalti glass tiles on a plywood ground. Beak to tail this mosaic is about 40 inches long. We tackle all sorts and sizes of mosaic projects.… Read More
We live in an area with a remarkable amount of bird-life, which is why you can often see bird-watching enthusiasts out in one of our local parks, sporting fancy cameras, tripods and 3-foot long lenses. Early one morning I was out in the park with… Read More
I just grouted this scarlet tanager mosaic and it’s almost done. We still have to do a final polish, clean up the edges and install hardware on the back. This work was done with Italian Smalti glass tesserae on a wood ground. We do… Read More
Here’s a new mosaic – a boreal chickadee, made from Italian smalti glass tiles, grouted, on a wood ground. Many more of our mosaics can be seen at the Long Branch Mosaic site.
We finished this new butterfly mosaic the other day…. It has a wingspan of about 19 inches. We made it with shells, broken crockery, ceramic tiles, smalti tiles, pennies, plastic flowers. You can see lots more mosaics at our Long Branch Mosaics page. We do… Read More
Here’s a small butterfly Tuffy P made as a gift… Some of our butterfly mosaics (for instance The Brain Project) depict actual butterfly species. Others like this one are improvisational and imaginary. We do custom mosaics for gardens or interiors. We’ll even make mosaics using… Read More
…as if we can’t see him hiding behind that peony
This martin house is a new addition to the back garden. It is unlikely to attract purple martins, which require housing at least 60 feet from a building or tree, elevated 12 to 18 feet high. Armed with this knowledge, I resized the holes… Read More