Posts Tagged ‘handcrafted’

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Kings of Leon – Beautiful War Cover Art

Saturday, December 7th, 2013

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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Reverse Etched and gilded glass Monogramme

Sunday, September 15th, 2013

This glass sign was made for John Mayer in 2013 as a thank you gift.

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L is for Lear – The Nonsence Alphabet, Knowsley, Liverpool

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

‘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…)

V&A Museum – Reverse Glass

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

This piece of reverse glass gilding will be exhibited in the Victoria and Albert Musem London. The show will run from September 2011 to January 2012 in the V&A’s Porter gallery. The V&A and Crafts Council will retain ownership of the piece after the show. (more…)

Elaborate Victorian Style Mirror

Monday, June 6th, 2011

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…)

Golds that Glisten

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

Hand made reverse glass advertising sign using over 100 year old techniques. This Glass sign was fisrt hand drawn and designed onto paper. I then took the design and built it on computer refining shapes back and fourth. (more…)

My Website Design

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

It’s always hard to design your own front website page. I had all sorts of  ideas on what I visioned the final design to look like. (more…)

Letterheads Glass Signs

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

The glass signs in this section were projects for Letterhead gatherings that I have attended here in the UK. In 1995 I was lucky enough to be able to attend the Letterheads 20 Big Ones meet in Denver, Colorado USA, hosted by Mark and Rose Oatis. This gave me the chance to meet Noel Weber, a top glass artist and signmaker from Boise, Idaho. (more…)

Brilliant Cut Glass

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

This labour intensive work rewards all of the effort it takes to produce, with a finished result that glitters & reflects light like no other glass finish. (more…)