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Re: AQB Mosaics
« Reply #90 on: June 14, 2012, 12:58:05 pm »
Why thanks, DRmeg.  Ship to Chicago?  No probs.

Henning, here's the orange clock in natural light (in my back yard, this very morning!).  This is one reason I don't do Etsy; I know my photos are desperately unprofessional.  Usually I'm scrambling to get everything done and packed right before a show, and I take the photos against an old gray tablecloth pinned to the backsplash of my kitchen counter.  What a hack.  :)

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« Reply #91 on: June 14, 2012, 01:17:38 pm »
Those before and after photos are amazing. I love how you transform crap into amazing not-crap.
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« Reply #92 on: June 14, 2012, 01:48:13 pm »
Thanks, bud.  I should put that on my business card!  I use some of the B&A photos as part of my display at shows.
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Re: AQB Mosaics
« Reply #93 on: June 14, 2012, 05:53:40 pm »
Oh, yeah. Well THAT's clearly salmon or orange-sherbet.
I was more enchanted when it was macaroni.
Nuts.
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« Reply #94 on: June 14, 2012, 06:07:00 pm »
Nuts.  Yeah, sorry, man.

This one's yellow.

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Re: AQB Mosaics
« Reply #95 on: February 17, 2015, 01:28:42 pm »
Back in the saddle, in my glamorous basement studio.  I'm working on a plaid table for a plaid-themed show.

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Re: AQB Mosaics
« Reply #96 on: February 17, 2015, 07:42:22 pm »
This might be my favorite piece in the show.  It's a box that apparently held a gift set of sommelier tools, judging from the foam liner that I removed.  It has one drawer and a lift-off lid, into which I cut a hole to insert a clock fitting that was left over from an abandoned project.



I <3 this piece
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Re: AQB Mosaics
« Reply #97 on: May 04, 2015, 09:10:24 am »
We need to see some recent works.
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Re: AQB Mosaics
« Reply #98 on: May 05, 2015, 04:59:55 am »
She's been busy entertaining all the twenty-year olds she meets on OkCupid.
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Re: AQB Mosaics
« Reply #99 on: May 05, 2015, 09:09:17 am »
She's been busy entertaining all the twenty-year olds she meets on OkCupid.

Men that age just don't appreciate turning garage sale finds into mosaics that are both beautiful and practical.
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Re: AQB Mosaics
« Reply #100 on: May 10, 2015, 04:23:17 pm »
We need to see some recent works.

Thanks for the prompt, mindme.  I'm getting ready for the 2015 season, which opens in earnest this coming Saturday.

Here's a table I did for the 16th and Last Annual Plaid Show at a local church gallery.  They asked all the artists to label their works with noms de plaid.  Mine was G.O. Metrix-Tyler.  :)





It won third place!  But nobody bought it.  My mom is pleased with that, because she called dibs if it went unsold.


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Re: AQB Mosaics
« Reply #101 on: May 10, 2015, 04:28:42 pm »
Here's a before 'n' after.  Odd little wooden coin bank, maybe six inches tall, in the form of an old-fashioned pump/well.  I sawed it down a bit and made it into a tzedakah box with the colors of the twelve tribes. :)

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Re: AQB Mosaics
« Reply #102 on: May 10, 2015, 04:29:56 pm »
And here is a mildly terrifying "before."  I have plans for it.

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Re: AQB Mosaics
« Reply #103 on: May 10, 2015, 07:27:57 pm »
Do they involve fire?
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Re: AQB Mosaics
« Reply #104 on: December 04, 2015, 10:51:53 pm »
Not fire....



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