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Sorry, Rosemary, this is shockingly late: you asked us about plating: … and we’ve been so busy in the studio, it’s only now that we can sit down and answer your question. You might plate one piece of glass behind another for several different reasons. For instance: This is the only way to achieve the […]
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See earlier posts for painting and the designs.
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For the sketch design and cartoon, see previous post.
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A two-minute trailer for the new book. If you know London, you may recognise the bridge in the second high-speed clip – it’s London Bridge. It’s also the bridge Stephen walked across to work then back again to home for 14 years before he changed careers:
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Making two new windows – left and right – to go each side of the existing image of Saint Chad in the middle (who was made some 30 years ago): Left and right, you could just use unpainted glass. But this wouldn’t really work, because the light would be uneven. Horribly uneven … Direct sunlight […]
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Mix great paint to start with A few months ago, a student from Illuminate, mixing paint for the first time, accidentally made “soup”. That is, runny paint. So runny it was uncontrollable – impossible to work with. “Help! What shall I do?” they asked. And we replied. Because that’s how we work inside our online courses: we […]
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Book 1 There’s a brief silence from us while we finish work on our first book. But anytime you have a question, you can email us, and we’ll give you the best information we have. Publication date: December 1st 2018 Formats: Hardback (ISBN 978-1-9996189-0-2) and ebook Available from: All good booksellers and online e.g. Amazon, iTunes, […]
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When you buy a kiln, you also need a shelf (or shelves if there are several levels in your kiln). But you don’t fire your glass directly on this shelf. The shelf is not – repeat: not – non-stick. Nor is it smooth. Nor does it heat up and cool down / expand and contract at […]
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