Category Archives: Custom order

My first Triptych!

This special order, “Sunset Triptych,” is signed and numbered: edition #1 of 12. The total width, framed is 60”x26”. This is my first 3-panel mosaic. I NEED to do more! I am in love with it! It ships to California soon. … Continue reading

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Birthday Cards for near-Christmas Birthdays

I just finished this special-order birthday card for a December-baby recipient who loves cats. What a fun idea! Bonus, it supports Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue. Let me know if you need a card of your own with your own kitty! … Continue reading

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“Cute as a Button” mosaics support stray cats

As you might know, at Christmas, I collaborated with the Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue to develop “Tip Toe Through the Tulips”, a variable edition of mosaics featuring tulips and cats. That was quite a story that began with an internet … Continue reading

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A-paw-ling Internet Scam Precipitates Pet Rescue Partnership

**UPDATE: “Cute as a Button” edition created!** In late October, I received an Instagram alert that I had an incoming message from Texas. A follower of my Art By Choleena account was asking if I take commissions. They wanted a … Continue reading

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Grape artwork commission

Just finishing up this special order (commission) of a mosaic of a bunch of grapes. It contains about 525 tesserae (cut pieces). It is paper-based but I create a multi-layer, raised surface with heavy gloss to make it look like … Continue reading

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Milk Can Commission

For those of you waiting to see how the milk can turned out, here it is. What an incredibly fun project. Many thanks to my patron who saw the beauty in its shape and wanted to give it a new life … Continue reading

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Charm bracelet with recycled materials

What a fun project this was. A client on Prince Edward Island ordered a custom-designed bracelet specifying the colours and the style, leaving the rest up to me! I’d never made a charm bracelet quite like it before. You can … Continue reading

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