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 […]

Poulfur School Commission

With the top four panels complete I can move onto the next four, once again I have started with the largest panel which contains most of the detail of the lighthouse. For the triangular sections in the lighthouse I have managed to incorporate four plain bevels, three of which I have had to cut these […]

Poulfur School Commission

After discussions with the board of management we submitted a number of designs and ideas for their consideration and the above design was eventually agreed upon. As this was based on a square shape we then had to make a working drawing of the whole window incorporating the design into the available space. A secondary […]

Poulfur School Commission

Earlier this year we were commissioned to supply and fit a stained glass window in the new national school in Poulfur under the % for art scheme. This installation was to be placed above the entrance doors at the front of the building and would be visible from both the upstairs and downstairs, the space […]

Owl in the Moonlight GPQ

This panel is featured as a full size pattern in the latest issue of Glass Patterns Quarterly along with a step by step tutorial, we are very proud to be able to contribute patterns to this excellent publication, here is the link https://www.glasspatterns.com/current-issue.html should you wish to purchase. © David Kennedy 2016

Scene with irises

Effort number three in my ” Tiny Tiffany ” series is another scene, this time using irises which just work so well in stained glass. Getting some small pieces of yellow in here was a bit of a challenge but like to think I managed it ok. I find using the water glass really adds […]

Tiny Tiffany Two

I’ve gone for a clematis design this time, same size diameter as the ” scene with poppies ” figure it will work best given the glass pieces I have. The background here was quite tricky but it really brings the colour in the flowers forward and gives some movement to the composition, turned out quite […]

Various Pieces in Studio

These are various pieces currently for sale in the studio, we make these up during the year in between commissions.

New Book by Four Courts Press on The Life and Work of Wilhelmina Geddes.

‘An extraordinarily rich, evocative and psychologically penetrating study of a powerful artist and the times she lived through. Nicola Gordon Bowe has restored Wilhelmina Geddes to a central place in the Arts and Crafts movement and drawn a vivid portrait of the difficult life and personality of an original and uncompromising talent … Bowe’s beautifully […]