One life, six images & a question…

One life. My client asked me to mosaic 6 images that represent the life of her husband, father to their two little boys.
Six images of his life – love, skills, social life, true friendship.
Ask yourself…what will be the images of your life?
A large mosaic…1m 60 cm long, 65 cm wide… 3 months in the making…
Some photos, taken in the workshop where the mosaic was installed yesterday. Poor picture quality, no natural light and yours truly was clambering up slabs of marble to get some height. Hoping for better shots once the mosaic goes outdoors in its final resting place.
One very tired mosaic artist…a whole day of installation…cement and grout mixing (achy arms), fixing (lots of vigourous boshing and polishing) followed by a mosaic worshop with my lovely students until 10pm (with kiddie bedtime in between!). I clock that up as a 14 hour day…phew!
To come…a post on the whole process of making this mosaic using the reverse method on brown paper and the way it was pre-grouted, flipped and re-grouted…
In the meantime, a huge welcome to new followers (visible and invisible) to this blog…you are welcome, friends.
What would be the 6 images of your life?

7 Responses to “One life, six images & a question…”

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  1. DeeDee says:

    wow..what a big job and very well done…cannot wait to see it in its final place…thanks for letting me take a look see.

  2. Amelia says:

    Concetta – having seen the very beginning of this, it looks totally AMAZING. Well done you! Virtual hugs from one fellow flying artist to another 😉


  3. Dana Barbieri says:

    This is beautiful Concetta. Job well done! It must feel great.

  4. Rachel Nixon says:

    What a lovely tribute- I bet they're very happy 🙂

  5. Kerri says:

    huge project!! whew- i bet your tired.
    turned out great and i'm sure they are very happy with the end product-

  6. AG Ambroult says:

    HOLY WOW! You are one talented and amazing artist. And what a special project to get called upon to do! It speaks to your ability, your vision, and creative spirit. And all the physical work that goes with it. it's just amazing. I'm off to tweet about this…

  7. Creating Trouble says:

    WOW! This is amazing, I love how all the different parts hold together, and would be intrigued to meet this guy who has a microphone as a representation! I look forward to seeing it in it's final place…

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