The Stained Glass process begins with an image in mind or a photo. The Bute Hare commission began with a drawing sketch that was then re-drawn onto paper template with an emphasis of the customers requirements and elements to the region of Scotlands Island of Bute. […]
My recent commission is named Mr Hare of Bute in Scotland, i’m delighted to say the project has gone well and progress is made as Mr Hare receives his head and a pair of large ears.
The UK is well known for being a popular location for the traditional British Hare. […]
CHIHUAHUA BOO ON STAINED GLASS
Boo is my latest stained glass commission project. The Mummy and Daddy (Owners) of Boo wanted a Roundel to display their Chihuahua in all her glory. Along with a 22nd Anniversary and a story of images that tell […]
DELIVERY & INSTALLATION
People often like to come and collect the commission in person. It’s always good to meet the clients that I have been working with. Although photo updates are frequently sent, it’s lovely to see peoples reaction when the see the real thing for the first […]
HOW IS DETAIL ADDED TO THE GLASS?
PAINTING, STAINING & FIRING
To achieve the results that I desire I often spend many hours on the creation of each integral section; gradually building […]
DESIGNING STAINED GLASS
I then work on the design which will involve research based on your ideas. The design will be hand sketched to the actual size. I will send you photo updates and changes can be made during this process. Some clients choose to create […]
SELECTING & CUTTING THE GLASS
I generally use a selection of Antique, Cathedral and Spectrum glass to gain the desired affect in my work. Variables will depend on the mood of the scene and the […]
Commissioning a stained glass panel allows you to acquire a unique piece of art which is an expression of your ideas, and will be designed to suit the location that you choose. It is not possible to give a general estimate because each commission is unique.
After discussing your ideas about the […]