Apple Blossom

This piece has been cut and sitting on the workbench for the past two months so I am delighted to have it complete and able to post pictures. Staying with the ” Tiny Tiffany ” theme this time I have gone for an Apple Blossom design, the background glass here is a Uroboros fracture glass code 10-55 Cobalt Blue, White and Green, this is the reverse side and you can see the fractures in the glass.

Apple Blossom
Apple Blossom

I think the fractures prove very effective when viewed from the front adding a sense of depth to the composition. © David Kennedy 2016.

Apple Blossom
Apple Blossom

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 another dimension even though the piece is so small.
12 iris round
This is a close up of the piece.
12 iris close up

Two Irises

Two Irises
Two Irises

When using art glass you always seem to end up with odd pieces that you simply have to get into a panel, which is the case here, The background glass dictated everything, the colour of the irises compliments it so well. Only enough for a small panel though.

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The Green Man

The Green Man
The Green Man

It seems appropriate, given the time of year to share ” The Green Man ” with you. This piece is made with Youghiogheny and Uroboros art glass in a pendant design. Originally a pagan symbol, the green man is often found on churches and of course public houses. It is also a popular image for stained glass artists

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Two Daffodils
Two Daffodils

This site is about stained glass in general, but in particular about American art glass and the pieces I create with this medium. Comments are invited that are relevant to the work. I have had quite a few comments so far ( mostly spam ) which I have to delete, during this process I have inadvertently deleted some comments which I had allowed and I would like to send my sincerest apologies to those who contributed these,

Deep Red Tulips

An exhibition piece depicting a field of tulips.

This piece of stained glass is purely imaginative. The possibility of finding a field of tulips growing in Ireland during mid January is pretty slim.

David worked with straight lines when designing the border, “I don’t normally do straight lines, but it sort of works here”.

Dimensions including the frame : width 375cm x height 1060cm

Deep-red Tulips


Daffodils

DaffodilAn exhibition piece.

“I always wanted to design a daffodil stained glass window”. David derives inspiration from out and about around our home in Slade, Co. Wexford.

Many photographs were taken and elements of each one became the design for this piece.

A lot of work went into this piece, the colours are vibrant together and the whole piece really reminds us of spring.

Dimensions including the frame : width 375cm x height 1060cm
The full size pattern for this panel which includes options for a rectangular or gothic shape at the top is available now at Etsy https://www.etsy.com/ie/listing/486926217/gothic-daffodil-stained-glass-pattern?ref=shop_home_active_1

Daisies

An exhibition piece. David drew inspiration for this piece from the colours and textures in the stained glass.

The design was kept fairly simple, all handmade Youghiogheny Art Glass sourced in Pennsylvania used throughout this piece.

Dimensions including the frame : width 375cm x height 1060cm
The full size pattern for this panel which includes options for a rectangular or gothic shape at the top is now available at Etsy https://www.etsy.com/ie/listing/473524536/gothic-daisy-stained-glass-pattern-david?ref=listing-shop-header-1Daisies