Today you’ll see the power of using stained glass silhouettes in your design.
Yes, this is our glass you’ll see here.
But remember this is not so much about us as about what you can do with a bold and talented design, some very good glass, plus a careful use of silhouettes.
Note: there are a lot of gorgeous photos coming up, so please give this page the time it needs to load.
The story so far
Last week I showed you David’s black-and-white sketch for one of five small picture panels a client asked us to design and make:
Then you also saw the water-coloured version:
The painted glass
Which only leaves David’s finished glass, installed today:
As I said, this is one of five small panels, all to do with local birds.
The other panels
The ravens – one of five. So the other four?
Here’s the panel for our client’s curlews:
And would you like to see the kestrels?
Here you are then:
And the swallows?
And last of all the crows:
I’m misleading you about the relative sizes of these panels.
The swallows are the smallest (bottom-right), the kestrels are the tallest (centre-left):
So that you understand the context: this is one wall of a study/library. It’s a new building, a short distance from the client’s house. Work is still in progress. Nothing has been decorated yet (hence the bare walls). But the client asked us to install the glass today because it adds to the momentum.
And, yes, the glass looks lovely there. We were glad to see it and sorry to leave it. But we’ll get over it. We always do. So … on to the next project.
Once again, this is not about us. The point is, what can you do with a bold design, some good glass and silhouettes?
Good glass, an undercoat, silhouettes and highlights, plus the occasional piece of oil-based silver stain on the back.
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