St Magnus Fused Glass Picture
ST MAGNUS CATHEDRAL, KIRKWALL
Each piece of glass art that I make is unique, different although may be similar to others in the range. I find it impossible to recreate an image exactly, I tend to wander off with new colours and shapes.
The coloured pieces of glass are all cut by hand and placed together like a collage. The glass is then put into the kiln and heated to around 1400C which bonds all the pieces together. Sometimes the glass is put into the kiln a second or even third time depending on the finish I'm looking for. This all takes time, around 12hrs per firing, but its a thrill each time I open the kiln to see if the glass has behaved as I'd expected.
. A one off so far but I like it so much I'll probably make another.
Framed and ready to hang, approx 25cm x 25cm.
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