The first project was to build a pebble mosaic carpet. This elaborate design took a month to lay out and set. I first arranged the entire mosaic in a bed of sand on site and then disassembled it and set it in mortar, using forms to break it up in to sections.

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goldfish mosaic by Gary Drostle (what creativity, the way he did the shadow!)

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close up of mosiac window using colored broken glass and adhered using a silicone base clear gel. This particular adhesive is waterproof, so can hang it outside in garden. It would only cost a few dollars..

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"Water Lilies Emerge". Original #mosaic #art panel by Ariel Finelt Shoemaker. Dimensions are 21" x 36". Inquiries for custom commissions or pricing welcome. More works at All rights reserved, Ariel Finelt Shoemaker, 2013. Love the between bits!

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