April, May & June have rapidly unfolded and unraveled us all.

Did you see it? Did you remember it going by. Full moon in Scorpio, lunar and solar eclipses and flare ups on the sun? Fires and a little quake action. Sunniest May in Santa Barbara and mildest temperatures in the desert. Mosaic workshops, Buddha Abides Show and a stunningly beautiful video created by visitors to…

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…

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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…

2011 is here and NOW

January 1, 2011 I installed an address panel for knife-maker and culinary expert, Don Carlos Andrade in Los Osos, California. On  February 12 and 13 I’ll be hosting a Mosaic Workshop in the desert. March first I have a solo show at the 29 Palms Art Gallery, featuring mainly mosaics and some photo-montage work as well.First…

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Here on the coast in Santa Barbara we have datura, just like in the desert. How funny a plant like this can grow in two such opposite environments!! Also in Santa Barbara is the dollar store and they have pretty plastic from China.

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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∂.

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…