There is a whole lot going on…

WOW !!! I need to reflect a moment on how much has happened in the last few weeks and months. A big chapter closes as desert wonderland goes to new desert lovers and leaves me the Tile House solo. A frenzy of cleaning and shifting energies, a gorgeous sky every day, a tour of wonderland … Continue reading There is a whole lot going on…

the 34th latitude is connecting the dots

Also new workshop dates on my mosaic blog. CHECK IT OUT and join me for some smashing fun time, breaking tiles...

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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 … Continue reading Santa Barbara MOSAIC workshop

California Quail…Botanical Gardens Santa Barbara

Went to the Botanical Gardens to see how it faired in the fire and was amazed at charred palms coming back and a gorgeous meadow full of flowers surrounded by burned and charred mountains. The California Quail was waiting for us !! Upon consulting the Peterson Western Birds Guide I found that Gambel's Quail and … Continue reading California Quail…Botanical Gardens Santa Barbara

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".

National Rally against Prop H8 Santa Barbara

This Saturday was inspirational and a great reminder that there are huge numbers of str8 people and religious groups that are supporting the gay community. There were some great speakers, talking about their children and their equal rights!!! There were teachers and clergy speaking out in support of legalizing LOVE. Santa Barbara was one place … Continue reading National Rally against Prop H8 Santa Barbara