Friday, March 5, 2010

Faux Mosaic?

This is a picture of a mosaic that is not real. It is a drawing on the sidewalk. Even the "hole" is drawn.  Isn't that amazing?

Main Entry: 1mo·sa·ic 
Pronunciation: \mō-ˈzā-ik\
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English musycke, from Medieval Latin musaicum, alteration of Late Latin musivum, from Latin museum, musaeum
Date: 15th century
1 : a surface decoration made by inlaying small pieces of variously colored material to form pictures or patterns; also : the process of making it
2 : a picture or design made in mosaic
3 : something resembling a mosaic <a mosaic of visions and daydreams and memories — Lawrence Shainberg>
4 : an organism or one of its parts composed of cells of more than one genotype
5 : any of numerous virus diseases of plants characterized by diffuse light and dark green or yellow and green mottling of the foliage
6 : a composite map made of photographs taken by an aircraft or spacecraft
7 : the part of a television camera tube consisting of many minute photoelectric particles that convert light to an electric charge

1 comment:

Carol said...

Nothing like a talent skreever (sp?)--just ask Dick Van Dyke or Mary Poppins!