The Work Continues…
The University Presbyterian Church mosaic project goes on and on! Although we took a 6-week vacation from the work, we’ve been back at it for a couple of weeks now, working on the details of the crowd scene in Panel Two.
Here is a series of photos from throughout November, December, and January. Enjoy! (And come join us.)
Working remotely on the crowd scene. The figures will be transferred to the panel later.
Working directly on Panel Two- gluing and cleaning, gluing and cleaning.
Yes, chisel. Yes, dental pick.
Double-yes, electric Dremel tool!
Feverishly cleaning Panel One
Many, many hands on Panel One.
This is just about as many people as will fit and still be able to function.
Are you getting the picture? Panel One on one side of the room and Panel Two on the other.
Different day- Jennie gives new meaning to ‘working the crowd’.
At the limit of endurance for tiny things.
Crowd scene partly transferred to Panel Two
Pre-crowd scene, this is what Panel Two looked like. Jesus wading in the lake to the shore with his canoe, Austin skyline on view.
Aaaaaaand, just this week, we discovered a problem. Some of the figures are shifted on the panel from where they were in the original layout. Uh-oh! No room for the girl in front. OK, save the girl for another panel. Re-draw the girl peeking out from behind the man in the yellow shirt- problem solved.
In case you are wondering why so many tiles are white- they really aren’t. That’s just reflection from the overhead lights. Welcome to the world of photographing mosaics!