Wednesday, March 07, 2007



Mosaic Guitars...

My first mosaic guitar was the one that my daughter Molly brought to me, saying it was cracked and asking if it could be fixed. I asked a couple of repair people about it, and they said it really wasn't worth fixing it, based on the value of the guitar (how sad)...so I covered it in little ceramic mosaic tiles that I stamped and glazed, along with some pieces of mirror. It does actually still play, although it's still out of tune and very heavy...leading people to say witty things like "not heavy metal" or "heavy acoustic"....hahahaha.










This second mosaic guitar is a tiny one, and I used little mosaic glass pieces and tiny millefiore dots to cover the front of it. I strung it up with copper wire for a different sort of look. It hangs on the wall and is quite the art piece. Now I'm working on a few more mosaic guitars, some of which will grace the walls of the music studio at the new ARTS building in Liberty Station (www.artsurvive.org)

4 comments:

Plain Jane said...

oooh, your mosaic guitars will be beautiful on the walls of the ARTS studios!

thebeadingmuse ~ said...

I just love these guitars! They will lift the energy of whatever place the dwell in. How wonderful to look up and see such creativity and beauty -- especially self-created beauty, whimsy, art...

Simply beautiful!
:)
Cheryl

Helen said...

hi Kat!
These are great! I love the idea of something musical and mosaic at the same time!

woof nanny said...

What a fun idea!