Author Archives: David

About David

Stained Glass artist and designer

474 mm Clematis

I have started to add some Uroboros fracture and streamer glass code 11-296 down the right hand side of the panel, still thinking of add a small strip of water glass at the bottom of the panel.I like to use glasses with different texture as I feel it really adds to the overall effect. I’ve […]

474 mm Clematis

One is never sure how a color scheme is going to pan out so I have started this panel by cutting a flower, some background and leaves.I have tried different colored centers for the flowers and have settled on Youghiogheny ” Laburnum ” glass. I may yet change these as the panel develops.  I have […]

474 mm Round Clematis

For this project I have taken a pattern I designed for a 305 mm diameter clematis pattern and enlarged it to 474 mm, I am also going to adapt it slightly to incorporate a water glass effect, here is the original panel Client likes this design but would prefer the color scheme used in this […]

Poulfur School Commission installation

With all the panels and the two frames complete it was time to install the piece, first job was to fix the two frames into the window recesses top and bottom. The frames were designed to fit flush up against the window exactly matching the existing frames. Frames installed and first big sigh of relief, […]

Magnolia Panel GPQ

Mid April now in Ireland and we are still waiting for spring to arrive, this magnolia pattern is available in the current issue of Glass Patterns Quarterly along with a full step by step tutorial. This magazine is packed full of projects and all the latest info on hot and cold glass, available in print […]

Poulfur School Commission

Once again I have started with the outside panels, I have added the flowers to introduce a bit more colour into the composition. The red and white represents the school sports colours as well as Fethard village colours. The right hand side has one panel and the two go on the left. Here is the […]

Poulfur School Commission

For the bottom section of the window I took a slightly different approach by making the side panels first, here are panels 9 and 10 in situ in the frame before being cemented. The central panel was quite important in the overall appearance of the window and involved some tricky cuts so by doing it […]

Cobweb Eddy GPQ

In between commission work we like to create pieces for publication in ” Glass Patterns Quarterly ” This magazine contains all the latest news from the stained glass world and numerous projects and tutorials covering all aspects of glasswork both hot and cold. Cobweb Eddy is in the current issue with a full tutorial to […]