Posts Tagged ‘workshop’

Bird Deco

Gold Leaf Workshops

Monday, October 24th, 2016

In my desire to pass on this knowledge to other craftsmen, I regularly hold Gold Leaf 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.  These Gold Leaf workshops are, to my knowledge, the only place where you can cover ALL of the required disciplines to execute an authentic “Victorian” reverse glass sign. You will leave the studio with a full palette of almost magical glass recipes, fully equipped to continue and develop this wonderful art form. (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…)

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…)

Handover Brushes – London, England

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

This Reverse glass advertising sign was made for my good friend Mike Venus who is the proprietor of a brush, paint and gold leaf supplies business in London. (more…)