Three Tips For Better Tracing

A short film about paint, palette and tracing brush. In the video, it’s not our usual mix of 3 parts tracing black with 1 part tracing brown. This time it’s a gorgeous paint called Umber Sepia. By Reusche. Code name 1139E.…

How Tests Improve Your Skill

A review of "Silver Stain - An Artist's Guide" by J. Kenneth Leap In their Spring edition, The Stained Glass Association Of America published a review we wrote of Ken Leap’s fascinating book on silver stain. The review explores three ways that tests improve our skill. Yes,…

Anxious About Highlights?

Now I understand why highlights worry many people. The lines and shadows demand a lot of patience, yet they’re only half the story. Till you’ve put the highlights in, your painted glass – however finely traced – is dull. It’s one-dimensional. Highlights are…

Today I want to invite you into our studio to look at an approach we used on some windows we recently installed. Maybe you’ll use this method exactly as you see it here today. Or maybe you’ll make changes, giving it a life that’s all your…

Developing Your Imagination

Watch this video. Whenever your conviction falters, or whenever something doesn't look right to you, then remember the message you hear here. If you’ve got questions, you can email us right here.