The Dark Tower

The Dark Tower Stained Glass Door Panel

The theme for this unusual stained glass panel was inspired by The Dark Tower fantasy novel. The Dark Tower is of course now a major motion picture starring Mathew Mc Conaughey and Idris Elba, but my clients liked the vivid imagery that the Stephen King book series […]

January 29th, 2018|Fantasy, Movie Art, Science Fiction, Stained Glass|

Stained Glass Doors and Windows

Stained Glass Doors and Windows
Stained glass makes a beautiful addition to entrance doors, conservatories or transom windows.  This stunning art form can personalise your home and add a touch of unique style. The possibilities are endless; it can create a stunning feature in kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, landings and hallways.

Choosing and commissioning a stained glass artist […]

August 23rd, 2017|Doors, Windows|

Somerset Life Magazine: The Art of Stained Glass

I was delighted to see that my work had been featured in the May (2017) addition of Somerset Life Magazine.
Unfortunately I did not become aware of the feature until June!  It was back in March that the Rachael Sharp a journalist for Somerset Life contacted me to do an interview; I was not expecting the […]

June 28th, 2017|Artist, Artwork, Magazine, Somerset|

Owl and Hare Stained Glass in Progress

Another design is well under way. This specially designed stained glass piece is being made to be set in a sun room door.

My clients wanted a hare to be the main feature; they especially liked my hare moon design. They also wished for a barn owl to be incorporated into the design. Initially this posed […]

May 19th, 2017|Archway, Commission, Leading, wildlife|

Stained Glass Courses near Bristol 2017

Stained Glass Courses near Bristol 2017
We have some exciting new stained glass courses and workshops for 2017. Why not try one of our courses in Wells or Burnham on Sea?

Somerset Skills & Learning are running courses and workshops in stained glass art and craft for beginners as well as the more experienced artist. It’s a […]

January 13th, 2017|Courses, Stained Glass|

30 Stained Glass Cutting Tips for Artists

I tend to think of stained glass or (art-glass) as a semi precious material – rather like amethysts or emeralds.  A lot of hard work goes into the production of this material, and it is becoming more and more expensive due to increased environment protection standards and importation fees.

Getting your glass cutting technique right can […]

November 30th, 2016|Artist, Artwork, Concepts, Cutting, Glass, Panels, Roundel, Windows|

Glass Cutter Reviews

In the Middle Ages glass was cut with a heated and sharply pointed iron rod. The red hot point was drawn along the moistened surface of the glass causing it to snap apart; due to the thermal shock created by the heat and the water. The Medieval glaziers were exposed to a high risk of burns as […]

November 25th, 2016|Artist, Artwork, Concepts, Cutting, Designing, Glass, Panels, Stained Glass, Windows|

The Art of Painting on Glass by Albinas Elkus

Hare Moon Stained Glass Recommends: The Art of Painting on Glass by Albinas Elkus.

There are a great many stained glass books to choose from when starting out as a student; but when it comes to painting on glass the selection is somewhat limited. Fortunately there is one book which is probably the only one you […]

October 30th, 2016|painting, Stained Glass|

Saw-Whet Owl & Red Fox in Wisconsin’s Forest

Saw-Whet Owl & Red Fox in Wisconsin’s Forest.
The forests of Wisconsin are home to many creatures; among them are the Saw-Whet Owl and the Red Fox.

Although parts the forest are cut for timber it is good news that since the 1930s, much marginal crop and pasture land has been planted with trees or reforested naturally, […]

October 6th, 2016|Commission, Designing, Roundel, Stained Glass, wildlife|

Wisconsin Fox Commission

Fox stained glass to go to Wisconsin. The circular window created for a front door in progress. Bespoke Stained Glass to Enhance Interiors. The unique beauty of a custom made stained glass window can add another dimension to your living space. Because light illuminates stained glass, it has a profound effect on the atmosphere of […]

August 31st, 2016|Commission, Glass, Panels, Stained Glass, wildlife|