Mosaic Altars

A peek at the new mosaic altars I have been doing. To see more of the NEW altar mosaics ..., go NOW ravenMosaics. size 18"x25" ©2009 pErryhOffman magentaRaven.com ™

Workshop and new mosaic tile work

First of all a huge THANK YOU to Diana from Native Tile for gifting me so many tiles... it's an unfathomable gift to a mosaic artist. I have shared with my students and a few friends but will use the rest to finish my desert house and the beach/oak house as well. Thank you to … Continue reading Workshop and new mosaic tile work

Birds, buddhas, wars and artists, health insurance and same sex marriage…

Today, the raven leaping into flight from the telephone pole in front of our house in Santa Barbara. Relevance?! Yesterday I had health insurance for one afternoon, or the promise of it coming February first. Today my husband's employer says NO. Yesterday I received an email from another country that made me sad... because people … Continue reading Birds, buddhas, wars and artists, health insurance and same sex marriage…

How to be happy in a recession.

While reading a page from AstroBarry I saw this link to an article Deepak Chopra wrote for the SF Gate. Here it is: How to be happy in a recession. When a box turtle is crossing the road and it hears a car coming, it reacts by drawing in its head and feet, contracting for … Continue reading How to be happy in a recession.

MILK

I am emotionally blown away by the film. Milk. I lived in San Francisco for 25 years. I lived on Castro Street a block away from Harvey's camera store. He was an incredible sweet man to know in the neighborhood, always a smile. Shopped for film at his store, back in the day when there … Continue reading MILK