FEATURED ARTIST OF THE MONTH: Susan Wechsler by Sally Kinsey – January 2017

Two years ago I had the pleasure of spending a couple days in a workshop Susan held in Cincinnati, Ohio. It was nothing short of magical! The setting we created in was in an old decaying church, owned by her father’s company. Even more memorable were the people and lessons that filled those few days. […]

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fancy words, a teaching moment

Andamento is the visual flow and direction within a mosaic produced by the placement of rows of tesserae. which leads me into what is tesserae: The plural of “tessera”, a name given to a piece used in a mosaic. Originally tesserae were the cubes of stone used in ancient classical mosaics, but now the term […]

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my Online Niche workshop

FEATURED STUDENT: Cindy Ferlitto When I decided to offer my workshops into online classes, it was for my student’s like Cindy, who wanted to learn the art of mosaics but in the privacy of their own home and on their own time. For her first mosaic she chose the Niche workshop, which was a bit […]

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featured student: Debi Schusler

When Debi got off the plane in Austin, she was well prepared for this Masterclass. She had a beautiful color palette of purple & greys. And, what was she planning on doing with all of those beads… Yep, she used them as the fringe on the bottom of her dress. Every night, Debi would take […]

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