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Moment by Moment

Moment by Moment
Spiral Mandala, oringinal artwork by Suzanne Halstead

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

The Labyrinth & The Wall

Last year the Labyrinth was built!

This year the Wall will be adorned!

It is a joy to work with two dear friends on this massive project -
Mosaic artist Margaret Almon and
Stain-glass artist Wayne Stratz
Together they are known as Nutmeg Designs and are collaborating on 9 signs using the "fruit of the spirit" from Galatians 5:22&23.

The refereed to Wall is cinder block, 4 feet high x 22 feet long. The nine Fruit of the Spirit are love, joy, peace, patients, kindness, goodness, gentleness, faithfulness and self-control. Wayne will be designing the letters and cutting them out of stain-glass, each word a different color. Margaret will then mosaic in and around each word with contrasting colors. Then I will be expanding the mosaic with shells, stones and tiles to fill out the 1 foot by 4 foot substrate on which the words are adhered.

I am so excited as Wayne has already started on the longest word in orange - faithfulness!
Stay tuned as this project progresses!

1 comment:

  1. Suzanne, thanks so much for your amazing vision and for not using the King James version of the nine fruits.