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Now We Are Sculptors

Just wanted to give you a heads-up for something to do this weekend in addition to dining and enjoying the view at The Oasis on Lake Travis: the Texas Society of Sculptors invited The Austin Mosaic Guild to participate in this year’s Sculptfest outside the restaurant.
Texas Conference of Churches-

On the Road Again

Last Friday night, we took the first of six panels of “The Feeding of the 5000” mosaic ‘out on the road’, as I call it when we take pieces or whole panels outside the church mosaic room. Yep, that’s me, Lynn Bridge, in the center of the photo, hands

Faces

[slideshow] More glass shards, more kiln time, more mortar, more faces.  These are the faces you have seen before, either on this blog, or at my home studio, and they are starting to multiply. My kiln is running every day now that the West Austin Studio Tour is over. I am using

Making Friends

[slideshow] The last couple of days, I have taken an old, unfinished mosaic of mine outside to watch it interact and make friends with the light, patterns, and forms in the front yard.  I took lots of pictures, and sometimes gave it my “blur treatment”.  You’ll

The Paleo Diet

The Paleo Diet by Lynn Bridge 10 1/2″ x 13″ Have not read the book.  I do see it on other peoples’ bookshelves, and I hear others swearing by it for weight loss and good health. When I hear the prefix ‘paleo-,’ I immediately think

One Hundred Percent

The Hole in Barton Creek Acrylic painting by Lynn Bridge 12″ x 12″ It’s April- it must be time for the annual George Washington Carver Museum  100% Exhibit and Fundraiser. Opening night is April 26, 2012, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., and the last day of the exhibit

Spring is here… or fall…or something…

Scene seen in the ‘hood This summer was so hot and so dry that any plant not already dead went into dormancy.  Just like in winter.  So, when a little bit of rain fell and the temperatures dropped a few degrees, they thought it was spring, and they BLOOMED! Who ever sees

Who Works Behind the Counter in Your ‘Hood?

I walked down the road to talk with John today.  No business- it’s warm weather, and I don’t need anything dry-cleaned at the moment. John has worked behind the counter at our neighborhood dry cleaner and laundry for about four years now.  You’d be impressed

Tex-Mex

Tex-Mex mosaic by Lynn Bridge I grew up eating Tex-Mex cuisine.  At the time, ‘cuisine’ was considered too fancy a word for what was served up in Texas restaurants with woven sarapes and over-sized sombreros hanging on the plaster walls, but now scholars of cooking

Small Beginnings

Life on the Edge Copyright by Lynn Bridge Glazed ceramics by Roberta Mitchell 13″ x 12″ x 1 1/2″ For those of you who saw this picture, first in the sidebar of my blog, then in the header, and wondered, “What in the world?”, here is an answer. There
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