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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]