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Featured Artist of Stained Glass Art

  Introducing Michelle Reynolds................. Recently, I have had  the honor to have been chosen by Michelle Reynolds as the Featured Artist on her website ElegantArtisan.com. Michelle lived in Santa Cruz for 40 years before moving to Grass Valley, California. She is an amazing artist … [Read more...]

Safety before Beauty

So no, this is not the most attractive of outfits that I usually wear in my studio, but it is most likely the Safest! This is what you will find me wearing on "solder days". I tend to save up 2-3 Stained Glass Projects and work on getting them all soldered in one day because quite frankly, even … [Read more...]

Teaching Kids to Create Stained Glass

I've had my grand-daughter Hayley visiting with me this summer. She is almost 12 (she will tell you 11 3/4) and she's been sharing my studio space  with me since she was tiny. She used to just sit at my drafting table coloring patterns, finger painting or creating beautiful watercolor landscapes, … [Read more...]

Copper Foil Technique

I prefer to use the "Copper Foil" technique in my stained glass creations. It's simpler for me to use, takes less time and I like the finer line it creates when soldering. Also, the ability to patina the solder to black if I prefer and there is no messy clean up like with lead came. The solder goes … [Read more...]