This category page including a list of posts sharing information or pictures regarding my stained glass projects.

First Congregational Church of La Grange Craft Fair Oct. 21, 2018

Christmas Ornament for 2017 On October 21st, 2018, I'll be setting up a booth at the First Congreational Church of La Grange craft fair. The fair runs for 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.  The Church is located at 100 s. 6th Avenue 60525, right near the heart of the downtown shopping distritct. The [...]

By | 2017-10-20T03:12:15+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Project|0 Comments

Pink and Blue Nightlights for That Upcoming Baby Shower

No baby shower would be complete without a few gifts. While I've been producing plenty of nightlights in more traditional pairie school and missions style color palettes, I some how forgot to address the two most obvious colors. Pink and blue! I'm glad to say I've finally remedied the issue and I'm happy ot add [...]

By | 2017-09-10T22:46:53+00:00 September 10th, 2017|Project|0 Comments

Stained Glass Panel Inspired by Wright’s Heath House.

  This month's project was a 6" by 8" inch panel based on a small detail of a window from the William R. Heath house.  The Heath house was designd and built in 1905 by Frank Lloyd Wright.  The orignal design is outstanding example of his praire school of architecture. Stained Glass Panel Layout and Design [...]

By | 2017-09-04T20:43:09+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Project|0 Comments

New Stained Glass Nightlight with Amber and Red Clear Glass

  Typically I'm a fan of opalescent glass for my stained glass nightlights.  This time around I tried a new design featuring  transparent glass.  Once again, the nightlight was completed using the foil technique.  For the final  3D assembly I also got a chance to test out my new homemade panel vice.  If you're working in [...]

By | 2017-08-24T03:04:11+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Project|0 Comments

Work in Progress: Heath House Inspired Panel

My most recent project is coming together in the workshop.   I 'm currently making a small 6 inch by 8 inch glass panel.  The panel is based on a window design found at the William R. Heath house in Buffalo, New York. The Heath House was of course designed by Frank Lloyd Wrigth in [...]

By | 2017-08-22T12:08:09+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Project|0 Comments

New Stained Glass Ornament for Christmas 2017

  It's Christmas Ornament for 2017   It's never to early to get a start on making gifts for next Christmas.  Inspiration struck today.  In part because I got a request through my online store for a set of four unique ornaments.  For me, that meant and afternoon first at the computer doing [...]

By | 2017-08-22T12:09:19+00:00 July 8th, 2017|Project|0 Comments

Frank Lloyd Wright Inspired Nightlight

This week I finalized a new nightlight design.  The design is another prairie style piece based on design elements made popular by Frank Lloyd Wright around the turn of the 20th century. Warm and Vibrant Colors In this design, I have added accents with red and blue cathedral glass.  The transparent cathedral glass creates a focal [...]

By | 2017-04-03T01:14:14+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Project|0 Comments

Stained Glass Work: Three Tips for Glass Artists From my Last Project

I spent another few hours working on my latest window project this weekend.  I'm glad to share that I've finished most of the work.  The panel is now fully assembled and ready for cementing. I've learned a few things during this latest project.  Before I forget, I thought I share my discoveries.  So here we [...]

By | 2017-04-03T01:27:36+00:00 February 18th, 2017|Project|0 Comments

Emmond House Stained Glass Project Update

Half completed Emmond House inspired window. It's always good to have extra supplies. That's my usual motto. Except this time I didn't follow it. Just as I was getting into my latest glass project I ran out of lead came. I had recently ordered what I thought was about 30 feet of rolled 3/16" [...]

By | 2017-04-03T01:16:47+00:00 February 4th, 2017|Project|0 Comments

New Emmond House Stained Glass Project

Orignal Emmond House window I've been wanting to create a new glass panel based on Frank Lloyd Wright's stained glass windows in the Robert Emmond house. The windows in the 1893 home draw inspiration from his early Oak Park Studio.  A variation of the diamond pattern that he made extensive use of in Oak Park can [...]

By | 2017-04-03T01:15:32+00:00 January 28th, 2017|Frank Lloyd Wright, Project|0 Comments