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I have vitaligo, just sayin'

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Drawing the design on the wood

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My selection of colors, cut into manageable sized pieces

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Cutting some leaf shapes to start

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After finishing the leaves and trunks, choosing a background color

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Ready for the grout

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Choosing one of my photos, sizing it.

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Figuring out the colors, more or less, in a small painting.

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Trying out the colors

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And I'm off, gluing on the pieces, one by one by one...

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Adding the background

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Mixing the grout

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Cutting the wood backing

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I buy the glass comes in big sheets

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Cutting some pieces ahead of time, some as small as 1/8" wide

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Cutting and adding the leaf shapes

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Adding the other colors for the 'planets'

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Spreading on the grout

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Waiting 20 minutes for grout to dry

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Painting the edges while the grout dries

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After 20 minutes wiping off the grout

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Using a cloth to get to the grout in the tiny places. Yes that is a bandaid.

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Ready for framing

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The framing station

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After cutting the masonite to size, I cut the fabric matt 

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Fabric matt attatched

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Centering the mosaic on the matt

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Attatching the mosaic to the matt

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Measuring the paper backing

Attaching the paper backing

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Drilling holes for the hanging screws

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Attatching the hanging wire

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The upper right corner was bugging me, I fixed it

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The finished piece

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