In the short article Alma Thomas: Abstractions Inspired by a Firm Grasp of Reality, it talks about how a retired teacher became inspired by the world. The world has inspired to become a artist at the age of 69. I think this article was interesting because she use a mosaic style of art to create her paintings. When artist use that style of art, they are also using some of the design elements and principles. Mosaic art is like putting a puzzle together to create an image that can be appealing to the views eye.