April… is it spring ? May… is it spring?

Currently back on the coast, sketching with water color pencils, after another long trip to the desert where I was supervising the mosaics created for the Historic Plaza in 29 Palms at Two Mile Road. This was an amazing experience with much help from all the participants. I would like to say, WOW!!! What a…

¿ wHat hÅpPEneD in mÅ®©h ?

It’s a LONG story… Created a mosaic shower and sink counter in Joshua Tree at the Harrison House… was in the high desert for 6 weeks… watched the Verdins build their nest outside my window… conducted a mosaic workshop in wØnder valley and met with folks in 29 Palms to discuss the mosaic sidewalk in…

San ƒran©is©o

While attending a workshop in Lodi I was filled with visual stimulus in San Francisco. Here on Clement Street I saw these rabbits made by children for the Chinese New Year, Year of the Rabbit. Click any of the images in this post to see larger. Below are some images from the store in the…

my n€w ßooks A√AILAßLE at blurb

I have updated my side bar to show my new books. I have eliminated the soft cover option as I simply did not like them. The hard cover version is the joie de vivre… check it out, I even lowered the price to $25. All the other photographs by Perry Hoffman | Make Your Own…

NoVeM߀® is already here.

You might have wondered, did I fall off the face of the earth? Hence NOctober posts. After taking first prize at Metro Galleries in Bakersfield in September at Latination II …October was there, waiting for me…telling me to prepare for the Hwy 62 Art Tours, firing the kiln when ever possible and creating thirteen new…

Summer mØsaic work∫hop in ∫anta ßarbara

Come join me for an exciting and SMASHING time in ∫anta ßarßara making a mosaic from all the broken pieces… Be guided and inspired with Perry’s experience and color sense… you’ll be ON your WAY !!! Only $150 for a two day workshop, lunch included on Saturday. Finished by noon on Sunday with a finished…

Fusing glass in µti£Å, hØndu®a∫

While in Utila, Honduras, Neil Keller oƒ Jade Seahorse inƒamy shared his knowledge and materials of glass as I proceeded to experiment and FUSE. Here are some of the better pieces of glass I fused in Utila.

New ßirds, £iZÅ®d∫ and ƒlØwe®∫ ƒrom c€ntral Åm€®i©a

Back from the tropics. From sweltering heat and humidity, gla∫∫ ƒu∫ing, brilliant colours, flowers, insects, lizards and birds we find ourselves back to the fog rolling ocean in ∫anta ßarbara… but wait, the ∫un is out!! I added new bird photographs to the bird set on flickR oƒ course iƒ you’d like to see the…