Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Tile Mosaic in Silver City

We are currently in Silver City, New Mexico
 and yesterday I went by this beautiful mosaic wall 
and the owner and artist, Jan, was happy to let me take photos.

The wall is a work in progress.

I like to think of this as folk art or roadside art.

Jan uses Weldbond to set the pieces.
 I have always been a fan of thinset tile cement 
but I am not sure how it works with smooth surfaces such as glass. 
I hope to experiment with that someday.

I love to see this kind of work that is based on heart.

Got religion?

Jan is still working on this section but the medallion
 in the center left is another sort of god head - Elvis.