In October 2013 i was commisioned to make the cover artwork for Kings of Leon, Beautiful War. This artwork was designed and sketched over 5 days, a lot of fine detail was added to the drawings.
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I was commissioned by Sony Music/columbia records, New York to design an album cover for John Mayer, the American pop and blues rock musician. The album is called Born and Raised. John as you know, is a singer-songwriter, recording artist and music producer. (more…)
‘Knowsley Alphabet’ by Gordon Young, commissioned by KMBC Leisure & Cultural services for Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park, Huyton, Knowlsey. The glass is 6ft by 4ft and is half inch laminated. (it was heavy!) (more…)
This is one of two mirrors recently completed. The mirrors were hand made using the traditional Embossing and brilliant cutting techniques from over 100 years ago. (more…)
This Victorian reverse glass sign was made for a local pub in my town. It was designed from an original trade card that Rick Glawson bought from an advertising show in Los Angeles. (more…)
In my desire to pass on this knowledge to other craftsmen, I regularly hold reverse glass gilding workshops where sometimes on a one to one basis & sometimes in groups I teach the techniques of glass decoration that I have researched over the years. (more…)
A step by step article I wrote for Sign Business Magazine in Denver, Colorado, USA in 2006. Explaining the lost art of Brilliant Cutting .Treble acid embossing White acid toning and silver-staining in kiln fired glass. (more…)