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30 Stained Glass Cutting Tips for Artists

2019-02-25T03:07:22+00:00November 30th, 2016|Artist, Artwork, Concepts, Cutting, Glass, Panels, Roundel, Windows|

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 […]

Glass Cutter Reviews

2019-02-25T03:07:22+00:00November 25th, 2016|Artist, Artwork, Concepts, Cutting, Designing, Glass, Panels, Stained Glass, Windows|

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 […]

Mr Hare gets his Ears & Head

2019-02-25T03:07:24+00:00November 27th, 2015|Commission, Concepts, Designing, Glass, Leading, Roundel, Stained Glass|

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. […]