Leaf Birdbath Commission
and Iridium Glass Tessarae with Natural Grey and Black
Grout on Concrete
Dimensions: 16 " Diameter
commission for a retirement gift.
is some symbolism with turning over a new leaf for another
phase of life and the number of leaves, but my primary
objective was to make the final result rich and lustrous
to celebrate the special occasion.
classic lines of the bath's base suggested an elegant design
for the tiles. I was much inspired by the flow in the work
of Alphonse Mucha. Also the greenish cast of the material
helped determine the tile's color. I wanted the piece to
feel as if it has been around a long time.