Techniques

How Stained Glass Is Made

Video showing how stained glass is made

Design the window

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Draw out the “cartoon”

This is a life-size template showing the lead-lines in 2mm wide black felt tip pen.  These cut-lines guide the cutting of each piece of glass.  Sometimes detail is drawn on the cartoon to guide the glass painting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Buy the glass in sheets

This is me at English Antique Glass near Birmingham choosing a piece of hand-blown glass for the Churchill commission.