Category Archive: Tiles

Dec 05

Spoon Rest With Key Impression

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The sprig I’d originally intended for this spoon rest/soap dish/curved tile/sushi tray piece broke when I was removing it from the sprig mold, so instead, I used a key to make an impression in the wet clay. It wasn’t my favorite, so I used caramel glaze (which always turns out interesting) to conceal its lack …

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Sep 18

Heart Mirror Icon

heart mirror icon

I made this because I wanted to spend the afternoon doing art, and playing with polymer clay is a good one-day project. I have a book on making mosaics and mosaic tiles from polymer clay that I have been using as inspiration for a while.  I especially liked the icon images, which I took from …

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Feb 09

Tarot Mosaic

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This is a mosaic I did last year with some tiles I’ve made over the years. Here’s a picture of it installed. All of these tiles are ones I’ve made myself.

Aug 08

Mosaic Terra Cotta Pot

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I’ve had this terra cotta pot under my studio table for just about a year, waiting for the project I wanted to do with it.  Finally, I decided that I needed a pot for some succulents, so now was the time. I started by coming up with a short phrase to put around the lip. …

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Mar 02

Small Raven Tile Mosaic

small raven mosaic

I made several small, plain tiles so that I could experiment with wax resist and painterly techniques. I painted this using black underglaze.  My tiles are hand pounded (and rolled) so the consistency isn’t ideal, but that’s kind of the point of hand-made tiles. This is about four inches square and about a quarter of …

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