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This weekend I am teaching a mosaic workshop in Santa Barbara with 15 attendees signed up. With JUST enough room on the terrace under the øAk t®ees we will have shade and daPPle∂ sµnligHt … We will be using small glAss tiles and brOken pottery… pi©†µ®es ƒø®†h©Oming aƒter †He wEEken∂.

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 ™

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…

Sea Goddess

The Sea Goddess is finally finished. Happy in her repose. This mosaic was made using ceramic pieces by potter, Mayah Martin (the face, foot and hands and ear) and very small bird and seahorse tiles by were created by Perry. She is 36″x18″.

Goddess Mosaic Evolving

Now with the tile pieces adhered… The face, hands and foot were created by Mayah Martin of Joshua Tree. My hands and feet are almost ready to FIRE.

High Desert test Site at the Wonder Valley Institute Contemptorary Art

Miracles?!?! Disappearing curators at the edge of nowhere in a cabin on the high side of the Sheep Hole Pass in wonderland… the crew shows up at the final hour… miracle. Wonder Valley Institute is living up to the name, WONDER. I must say that Chris Veit’s friends REALLY knocked themselves out hanging sheet rock…

Morongo Basin Open Studio 2008

Specifically in Wonder Valley…at Perry Hoffman’s studio and home, where he unleashed a plethora of works in a multi-medium extravaganza. Batiks, ceramics, photographs with paint and mosaics merging onto the EVERYTHING wall. Everything card. Here are some photos of the work and the day. I’m sorry that at present time I do not have pictures…