Did you think that I totally forgot to work on my mosaic wall? I almost did.
I think I cleaned things up too well and was loathe to mess it up again. But the urge could not be squashed and I had to get back to it this week.
I've been wanting to do a dragonfly for a long time but was saving it for this specific spot....right next to the window overlooking the pond. Of course, in hindsight, I could have pointed it toward the window but there's no controlling the flight of a dragonfly.
The body is made from fused glass bits and the wings are from 2 broken pots that I've had for a long time. The both had crackle type glaze but there wasn't enough of either to be a big feature. I had just enough for the wings and the crackle texture is perfect for lacy dragonfly wings. The top wing could have been darker but I work with what I have and that's what I had.
The pale blue background is from some 50 cent plates from a thrift shop.
Here's where it fits in the wall. I like having a light value block up near the window.
Now, what to do next?
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I'm Vicki Welsh and I've been making things as long as I can remember. I used to be a garment maker but transitioned to quilts about 20 years ago. Currently I'm into fabric dyeing, quilting, Zentangle, fabric postcards, fused glass and mosaic. I document my adventures here.
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