Arm rest is made by laying bricks and
building up with mortar. The arm rest is my idea. It defines the seat as a window seat
and not just a block of concrete trying to hide something. The "L" return on the
arm rest adds lateral strength and serves for
a drink holder.
Seat and top of arm rest are troweled smooth.
A view from the seat. A great semi-private spot to sit in the summer.(or whenever)
|This simple design has a story. Each square has a different
Click on the picture for a larger view(opens new window). I was
by the interplay
orf the red and blue and the red and black
with the yellow stucco in these projects
which gave me the idea.(opens new window)
|Squares were made by masking tape on the brown coat. I
overlap slightly to appear as overlapping squares and not a linear
illusion of projection is to add depth to the wall.
|Finish mortar applied and tape pulled
off, leaving grooves. I originally was
going to do a border with two squares
but my design was edited by Roger
to get rid of the border and add another square.
My employees edited the design also.
They re-taped the squares and made them thicker to add more depth.
I came back the next day and mixed milestone to color the squares.