Posts Tagged: mosaics

“Experimenting with a Natural Palette”

Since the last blog post I’ve been working with my natural palette by cutting bamboo stalks (see foreground) into thin, flexible strips. Bamboo can hold a very sharp edge or point, but the edges of each of these strips are hand-shaped by yours truly, and feel smooth to the touch. I’ve also been cutting bamboo… Read more »

“Shapes of things to come…”

Poplar wood mosaics painted, hand-beveled and sanded These are some shapes I’ve been working on for some of the next mirror frames (see previous posts on these). It’s a tedious process involving lots and lots of sanding. I use the band saw to work out some free-form shapes, then hand-craft with an assortment of home-made… Read more »