Setting the Stage

We had too much fun in the mosaic room today doing three unglamorous jobs:

  1. Sorting and organizing tesserae.*
  2. Selecting and creating tesserae specifically for Panel 6.
  3. Continuing to draw Panel 6.

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“Nancy, why is there peach tile in a container labeled ‘medium brown’?”

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“I dunno, John, I’m just taking all the stupid labels off and throwing them on the floor!”

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“I’m righting the wrongs, sorting the unsorted, and corralling the scattered.” –Roberta

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“Phyllis, do you think these tesserae will be good for the mesh polo shirt?”

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“Robin, are you making a polo shirt, or a labyrinth?”

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“These are gonna be good for Jesus’ red t-shirt.” -Phyllis

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“I’m cutting up lots of muted greens for the background grass.  And, oh look,……..” 

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“…. this will be perfect for the tuna sandwiches!!!” –Bob

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“It is way too hard to draw these figures out of my head. My photos are the wrong poses.” –Lynn

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“Hey, Everybody, I need you to drop what you’re doing, go into the room next door, and sit on the floor while I take a bunch of photos of you.” –the dictator

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 😉

*tesserae n.pl.  the individual pieces that make up a mosaic

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