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Inspired by Rare Beauty

I’m always fascinated by the way in which inspiration comes along – like a subtle tap on the shoulder or a instant flashing image in our minds eye. Just like the dream catching giant in Roald Dahls “The BFG” (The Big Frendly Giant) the artist captures the image in an instant. We then materialise these […]

2020-07-31T23:12:15+00:00July 31st, 2020|Nature, Stained Glass|

Fox Panel Kitchen Door installation

Fox Panel Kitchen Door Installation

We received a lovely message recently from a client who requested a Fox Panel commission and a Hare Panel for Kitchen door and Window.

This afternoon’s sunshine behind the fox door after torrential rain! The garden has let out a huge sigh of relief. Wishing you all a lovely Summer x

2019-07-25T23:59:39+00:00July 20th, 2019|Doors, Glass, Nature|

Stained Glass All Abilities at the Bay Centre

Stained Glass All Abilities at the Bay Centre

After a long hard search we feel so lucky to have found the perfect home for our stained glass classes. Our previous Somerset Skills and Learning Burnham center closed in 2017 due to government funding cuts.

We needed to find a new venue that could provide storage for our […]

The Dark Tower

“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 […]

2019-02-25T22:46:19+00:00January 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 […]

2019-02-25T03:07:22+00:00August 23rd, 2017|Doors, Windows|

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 […]

2019-02-25T03:07:22+00:00January 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 […]

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