We’re starting a new mosaic project, our 3rd grizzly bear. The other day I cut out the template. Next step is to seal up the back and sides, then gather all the mosaic materials we need for this bear.
You can see lots of our mosaics here.
We just completed 5 mosaic-making sessions, working with seniors at a long-term care residence. We created the templates, prepared the materials, spread the glue and provided plenty of coaching and instruction along with way. The photo above shows the work they accomplished during the 5… Read More
Sheila made this mosaic “sketch” while watching the house sparrows in our back yard. It’s just over 16 inches tip to tail. You can see many of the mosaics we have made here at 27th Street on our mosaics page. We create a variety of… Read More
Here is our latest mosaic project, an Indigo Bunting. This one is about a metre, beak to tail. It’s made with smalti glass tiles as well as some broken crockery. We do all sorts of custom mosaics for home and garden. You can see many… Read More
This morning I noticed a bag sitting underneath the 27th Street Book Box. If was filled with an assortment of ceramic items. Some kind soul must have noticed all the mosaics around here and decided to provide us with some raw material. This happens from… Read More
Our first woodpecker mosaic – a Northern Flicker. It’s about a metre beak to tail. This piece is a donation for the upcoming Salah Bachir Show in support of St. Joseph’s Health Centre and will be available at the silent auction at that event. We… Read More
We’ve just completed two new owl mosaics, a long-eared owl and a saw-whet owl. We are donated these mosaics for an upcoming fundraiser supporting the Pelee Island Bird Observatory. You can see many of our mosaics at the Long Branch Mosaics page. We make all… Read More
Last year, we had so many bees in our garden. I really enjoyed watching them go from flower to flower. At some point in the fall, Tuffy P suggested a mosaic involving a flower and a bee for the front of our house would be… Read More
The McCracken Cardinal, our latest mosaic project, lives on a deep blue wall in a wonderfully eclectic and creative bungalow in Brampton Ontario. It benefits from lots of daylight – will all the textures in this mosaic, it’s appearance will change as the light changes… Read More