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1865 Green Man, Alkmaar, Netherlands.



Latest onto our Green Man page is this panel, apparently dated 1865 (but this may be a commemorative date), sent in by Roel Hildebrand, "Glas in Lood", of Alkmaar in Holland.
Bought by Roel as a loose panel. He is not certain of its age or whether it is German or Dutch. Very good condition and very detailed.

 

poetoaster


SEEN ON INSTAGRAM MAR 2016.

Looks like rather a good self portrait in stained glass by the Poetaster!

 

Cadmium in red glass

BULLSEYE PRESS RELEASE

Bullseye Glass has suspended the use of Arsenic and Cadmium because of air quality concerns
Hot colours are affected, reds, pinks, purples etc. We suspect that his is likely to spill over to other manufacturers.

This is an interesting one, because Bullseye are taking action without being required to. Although significant levels of these chemicals were detected in their car park, the authorities have not required any action be taken.

This situation has led to panic buying in the USA. I expect this will result in a shortage of Bullseye reds, even the opaques, and quite soon a rollover into other makes of glass.

 

Salmon in stained glass


SEEN ON INSTAGRAM FEB 2016.

Port of Leith in stained glass. No details but clearly a stunning memorial window.

 

Salmon in stained glass


SEEN ON INSTAGRAM, 22 JAN 2016.

Brad Pitt in stained glass. I really like it because he has been captured in a few very simple lines. Clever and stunning.

 

Aviation leaded panel

AVIATION.WEDDING LEADED PANEL SEEN ON INSTAGRAM

Another interesting panel, made by "Luminaire".
Interesting to the Editor who has an Aviation background.

 

Leaded Panel fused glass

DETAIL FROM THE LEADED PANEL CEILING IN MANGEL'S, ILLINOIS

Posted on Instagram by Shirley Girl.

 

Leaded Panel fused glass

ANOTHER LEADED PANEL SEEN ON INSTAGRAM

A really exciting panel, made by "vanpatto" of New Mexico.
Great project, even with the apparrently clashing ethnic colours!

 

stained glass panel by Liz Griffiths



SEEN ON INSTAGRAM: LEADED PANEL OF THE MONTH, NOV 2015

Based in Wales, Liz Griffiths made this stained glass window.

 

Stained Glass from Manchester



TWEET TO ADMIRE: OCT 2015

My GLASSY PSYCHEDELIC FRIEND, by SARAH STOCKDALE (Manchester)

She describes this as her biggest work so far. I like it.
Given as 20" x 30". Very busy for that size.

 

stained glass in abandoned church


SAD TO SEE ON TWITTER SEPTEMBER 2015

Posted by W. Fogg (Polish, I think.)

A window in an abandoned church.
It seems such a shame that stunning windows like these are left to rot.

 

stained glass on Twitter



SEEN ON TWITTER SEPTEMBER 2015

Posted by Stuart Low
From his show The Birds and The Bees at Paper Plane in Bristol till 29th Sept.

An interesting piece of stained glass art, albeit yet another repeated advert on Twitter.

 

Glass artists

SEEN ON TWITTER AUGUST 2015

Posted by @OxfordArtGlass

Says it all :)

 


Gaudi inspired stained glass

Project of the Month (AUG 2015): Transparent Glass Studio, West Mids

Their fantastic "Gaudi" inspired window for a barn conversion.

 


Cappy Thompson Art Work


Web Site of the Month (JULY 2015): Cappy Thompson, USA

Cappy Paints on glass. His work is so good! Based I think, in North West USA.

 

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