The water area under and over the
have wider joints toward the tail to incorporate more of the grout color to
enhance the warm colors of Forest Green, Lakeside, Cyan, Sea green
and Emerald purchased from Mosaic Art Supply.
mermaid and the letters below have been partially grouted to hold
them in place, as the joints are less than 1/8th inch thick.
I'm in the thick of it now. I have tile everywhere working
with color combinations!
been thoughtfully placed in many different directions to create
movement. The mermaid appears to burst out of the water due to
direction; the hair is tight and almost touching to create a sense of flow and
to establish it's design separate from the water.
incorporates a lavender blue metallic glass tile and a dark turquoise
glass smalti which looks very exotic. The tips are pieces of
mirror with tiny pieces of the coral color that's also in the tail
and chest area.