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9/28/2012

Before & After: Ingrid’s Mosaic Garden Fish

before and after garden art fishHave You ever noticed that sometimes a series of pictures can make something really hard look so simple that you feel like it is entirely doable?  That is how I feel about Ingrid Häußler’s fish.  She shares the steps she took for making it (more than just the 4 images here) on her website and somehow it makes mosaics suddenly seems so satisfyingly accomplishable.  (when I am quite sure they are, in fact, aggravatingly hard)

before and after garden art mosaic fish

Have you tired a mosaic project for your garden?  I have not and I am not sure I should.  When faced with something that requires concentrated craftsmanship to achieve perfection, I melt down in frustration over my lack of unpracticed skill. But I love the results of those who can make such a work of art come to life.  I can’t tell if Ingrid’s work is done or not — even thought I suspect this may still be a work in progress, I kind of like the fish not completely colored in.  Do you agree?

Here is more about Ingrid — if you are a german speaker…it appears she offers classes that might be worth checking into.

images from Ingrid Häußler 

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  1. Judit @WineDineDaily

    September 30th, 2012 at 3:27 pm

    What a lovely idea!!! Thank you Rochelle, have to check out Ingrid’s instructions.

  2. Shyra

    October 1st, 2012 at 9:57 am

    Wow! I really love the mosaic. So cool! I can imagine this in my garden. Love it!

    Shyra @ Cheap Sheds NZ Limited

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