Mosaic Torso

silvamaeMay 4, 2013

Here's progress as of 5-3-13. I'm happy with it so far. Starting to introduce other colors/patterns into the olive green pottery/sacred crane porcelain mix. I want the back of the bodice to feature yellow flowers/black and white spots/fuchsia roses. I want her skin to be white porcelain with a few roses on it, and my husband hopes I will use a pale cream stained glass instead. Not sure yet what I'll do. I really want pale brown china but I don't have any. I "may" do some of both on mesh and lay it over her to help make that decision.

Here is a link that might be useful: Go here for older views (antler on shoulder)

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texaswild

Looking VERY good, SILVA. Way to go. You're fitting the tess so closely together. Gonna be a real unique piece.

    Bookmark   May 5, 2013 at 9:42AM
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ohtobedone

WOW!! Can't wait to see more!

    Bookmark   May 6, 2013 at 8:12AM
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barbfrizzell1955

Love your progress so far!

    Bookmark   May 6, 2013 at 1:39PM
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nicethyme

WICKED!

    Bookmark   May 6, 2013 at 2:16PM
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silvamae

Progress as of this morning, May 10. I added the subtle shades of green and brown around the neck, from a gorgeous Bavarian porcelain plate and an amethyst pendant from a friend. Now back to breaking more plate -- white with roses. I can see the end now.

    Bookmark   May 10, 2013 at 12:58PM
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silvamae

Another view . . .

    Bookmark   May 10, 2013 at 1:44PM
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barbfrizzell1955

Love the contrast of the soft white flowers with the fierceness of the chain and the bodice! She is feminine but could kick ass if she had too! LOL

    Bookmark   May 10, 2013 at 5:20PM
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silvamae

Thank you, crafty_lady! You see exactly what I was hoping to convey. Your feedback is priceless!

    Bookmark   May 10, 2013 at 5:29PM
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nicethyme

looking regal!

    Bookmark   May 10, 2013 at 6:50PM
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nanatricia

Yes yes yes looking great!!!

    Bookmark   May 10, 2013 at 9:29PM
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silvamae

Here's the front.

    Bookmark   May 18, 2013 at 5:17PM
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silvamae

Here's the back. Ready to grout -- woo hoo!

    Bookmark   May 18, 2013 at 5:18PM
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