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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
My Inspiration for ‘Belladonna Hare’ In 1662 Isobel Gowdie an accomplished young Scottish woman living in Auldearn Highland was tried for Witchcraft. Her story has been the subject of prose, drama, poetry and song. Maddy Priors song ‘The Fabled Hare was particularly inspired by Isobel Gowdie’s spell which was recorded as a part of […]
The Hare with the Amber Eyes
The Hare with the Amber Eyes: with the aid of Silver Nitrate.
It is a popular misconception that colour is applied to the glass to create stained glass. The colour is in fact in the body of the actual […]
Hares Of The Winter Season. In December I created the Yuletide Hare to Celebrate this time of year which was traditionally observed by the historic Germanic peoples. Later; going into the Christianized reformation it became better-known as Christmastide or Christmas. To Celebrate our moving into the New Year I began creating an Imbolc Hare Roundel. […]
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 […]