Butterflies butterflies

silvamaeSeptember 15, 2011

This is what I've been up to. I am almost finished with the huge space mosaic but veered off to do these butterflies. I am starting back on the space project tomorrow; guess I just needed a break.

Here is a link that might be useful: Silva's blog

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loribee2

SILVA, these are very pretty. I've never made a mosaic using dishes before, but these are inspiring me to give it a try. I really love the designs. What will you put them on?

    Bookmark   September 15, 2011 at 4:26PM
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silvamae

Hi, Loribee, thanks. I don't know what I will end up doing with them! I made 7 mosaic butterflies on mesh for a public art project at the Calusa Nature Center in Fort Myers, Florida. They (along with many more) are installed directly to a concrete wall there. Then I made one and installed it on our wall. Then I kept making them, haha, it's turned into an obsession. One cool thing about mosaic on mesh is that it curves. So I may put them on a large container. I will have to think about this.

Here is a link that might be useful: Calusa Nature Center butterfly project

    Bookmark   September 15, 2011 at 6:09PM
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Calamity_J

Those are SUPER! LOVE the idea of using dishes for this!

    Bookmark   September 15, 2011 at 10:17PM
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Imsunflwr1

Those are beautiful! Love'em!

    Bookmark   September 16, 2011 at 11:59PM
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