Santa Barbara MOSAIC workshop

Join Perry in his Santa Barbara garden and learn the art of mosaics. Using tile and pottery, broken ceramics and special bits from his ocean bone yard. You will create a piece of work that you can finish and take home. Day one, August 8, 2009 we will start at 10 am to design and … Continue reading Santa Barbara MOSAIC workshop

Biltmore Tile Murals

Jackadandy was asking about the origins of the tiles at the Biltmore. So here is what I found out and I intend to look further. The Biltmore design team rediscovered the building’s original tile manufacturer, Gladding McBean and they also learned that Gladding McBean made the original tile murals that reside in the halls of … Continue reading Biltmore Tile Murals