I am often asked to produce meaningful stained glass artworks from a
photo supplied by clients. The photo to the right is a good example of how
well stained glass can be made to match a photo. This hanging artwork depicts a favorite spot in the forest near the
home of these clients (in northern Wisconsin).
Other than the white area in the
pond really being a light blue, this photo came out
This photographic stained glass artwork is 22 inches in diameter. With
the stock oak frame (which looks black here) the overall size is just
over 25 inches.
This artwork was copper foiled. After cleaning the completed artwork,
the solder (that completely covers the copper foil) was darkened to a
charcoal gray with a chemical patina.
the photo to the right shows, this window was hung in a round gable
window above the
clients' eye-level windows.
The photo below shows the original photograph the clients sent me. It
took several conversations to get all of the details right. We also
decided to add a bit more color to the artwork than was apparent in the
The clients were thrilled with the outcome!
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