October 31, 2013

Octopus Mosaic Wall Art, Large 4 ft Stained Glass Mosaic Octopus

large blue green mosaic octopus
Update June 2017
I'm no longer making this exact style of octopus but visit
my new shop featuring my coastal art mosaics to see the latest version.

My latest mosaic piece... a big, giant octopus.
He's actually a little over 4 feet wide but very lightweight.
He got in my head and I just had to make him.

hand painted octopus christmas stocking
I got on a octopus kick after I added this octopus Christmas stocking
to my other sea life stockings.

acrylic octopus painting on repurposed canvas painting
I've painted octopuses before

acrylic octopus painting
I paired him with a coordinating sea coral painting.

painted glass bottle with octopus

large wood cut out of octopus
I drew my design and cut out of plywood.

mosaic octopus in progress
I worked on him off and on over a few weeks while working
on other orders.

mother of pearl flat circle beads for mosaic
 When I spotted these mother of pearl round beads
at the craft store, I knew they would be perfect for the "suckers".

mother of pearl beads for mosaic octopus suction cups
I love how they look.

mosaic octopus tentacles and suckers
Here's how they look after they were grouted.
I bought two different sizes of them and cut some of them in half 

large 4 foot mosaic octopus
I used a beautiful blue/green stained glass with a darker
blue for accent on the arms and dark gray grout.

mosaic octopus legs
All those arms and edges were definitely a challenge to mosaic and grout!

mosaic octopus head and eyes

mosaic octopus
I do love how he turned out.
Thanks for checking out all my octopus pics.

Be sure and stop by my new shop featuring my mosaics.
You can also find me on Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, and Pinterest.
I still have items available in my Etsy Shop as well.


  1. Hi Lucy!!! I love all your mosaics. Can I ask if you cut all your wood yourself? Is it possible to but substrates from you?

  2. Elizabeth, yes, I cut them myself, on this one I used a Rotozip saw, you can use a jigsaw but the rotozip just makes it easier. Email me at Lucy@LucyDesignsOnline if you more questions. thank you!

  3. Can you make one to fit a window if so, approximate cost and time you need imagelennon@gmail.com


I've moved to Lucydesignsart.com to focus on my mosaic art. I'm no longer creating dragonflies or mermaids.

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