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Old Building, New Designs

For those of you who do not know,  Austin Mosaic Guild members show work year-round in the front windows of Kruger’s Jewelers at 8th and Congress in Austin. It is an historic business in an historic building which I love to visit. The store owners let us show mosaics in

Ammonites

Here it IS!!! I was so happy to visit the private mosaic installation we did last year. (‘We’ is Celina Vallarta, a fellow mosaic artist and Craig Lopez, mosaic artist and installer, along with his handy helpers.) I had not seen it since the wall and pool were

New Work for this Weekend’s Show

Artists Alliance of the Hill Country 2015 “Tour the Talent” show is April 11-12, 11 to 6 each day in and around Dripping Springs. I have been making new work for the show. Here are some examples: Please click on the link to find the map. There are lots of fine artists

Paleontology

So, I’m working on a new mosaic plate using the theme of ‘paleontology‘. Don’t know that this term is used much anymore- it’s so 19th Century. I love the word. It reminds me of hours in the public library, selecting my next dinosaur, fossil, or
green cat mosaic by Lynn Bridge of Glencliff Art Studio in Austin, Texas, U.S.A.

It’s All About the Animals

Pile of Stripes 7″ x 5″ The Daily Beast 7″ x 5″ Flyaway 5″ x 7″ CAT WORLD Living with cats in the studio all day makes me a ‘crazy cat lady’, for sure.  My art-making routines center around what is safe and unsafe for the resident
red and green fused glass mosaic plate by Austin Texas mosaic artist, Lynn Bridge

Mosaic Menu

18 Hands Gallery in Houston’s Heights district is hosting a two-week show of the work of Texas mosaic artists.  I carried the work of five Austin artists to the gallery on Friday.  One of the owners said that the show will definitely be ready for viewing Friday, April 18

Upcoming All-mosaic Show in Houston

For just one week, April 26- May 3, 18 Hands Gallery in the Heights, is showing mosaics.  You are invited to the opening from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, April 26. Here’s what’s showing from my studio: Frilly Food with Seeds The Paleo Diet Food Desert Breakfast on the Grass
Cleaning the Apollo ring saw of sludge buildup- Lynn Bridge's mosaic art studio

Learning Patience. Again.

Today I was looking forward to a gloriously uninterrupted day of work in the studio. O happiness!  O joy! You already know what happens next.  About a half-hour into cutting tile and adhering it to my mosaic design with mortar, my ring saw drive belt broke. So, no more sawing
Mosaic art portrait made from found objects by Lynn Bridge in Austin, Texas

The Gift of Life

With a cliché title like that, this post could be about anything, right?  Blood donation? A pro-life political rally? Gratitude?  Nope.  It’s about portraiture. Next time you are conversing with a friend, observe all that makes that person unique. It’s much more than
glass mosaic art portrait by Lynn Bridge

The Uplift Tribe

Hmmmm…. need to find a place at church to display these.  After all, the models were all gathered for Tuesday morning UPLIFT when I approached each one to model for my pencil and my camera. UPLIFT- University Presbyterians Living In Faith Together.  Need workboots?  We have
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