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The Process of Making a Fused Glass Piece

The Process of Making a Fused Glass Piece

I am not sure I have ever done a post showing the fused glass process from beginning to end. The short description is taking pieces of glass and fusing them together to make something wonderful. But here it is way more detailed than that. Here is a look at the process. With a design ideaContinue Reading

Stained Glass Transom Times Four

Stained Glass Transom Times Four

Just about every custom stained glass project I do has its own unique requirements. At the moment I am working on four stained glass panels. The panels will be installed into existing transoms that are above four windows in a bedroom. These panels will be a timeless design with a center bevel, glue chip background,Continue Reading

Custom Stained Glass Panel – New Mexico Sunset

Custom Stained Glass Panel – New Mexico Sunset

Here is the custom stained glass panel I installed this week. The design inspiration came from the client’s love of the colors found in New Mexico and a sunset picture which they showed me. This piece was really all about the color. It is a little hard to see in the photograph, but the colorsContinue Reading

Stained Glass Window Design Process

Stained Glass Window Design Process

  I used to be afraid of the design phase of a commissioned stained glass project. But now it is one of my favorite parts. I spend way more time on it than I should, but it is because I get totally lost in the design process. I have tons of books that I useContinue Reading

Why I Should Have Paid Attention in Math Class

Why I Should Have Paid Attention in Math Class

There is really only one part of the process of making a stained glass window that I really dislike. I think most stained glass artists would tell you they dislike the puttying part of the job. And while it’s definitely not the most fun, I turn on my music and just get on with it.Continue Reading

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