stained glass bee

Kick Start your Creativity

Like stained glass bees, daisies and cacti? Get inspiration from Reader’s Work and start designing your own unique panels.

Window number6 at Fairford

Feel the power of stained glass

See inside some of the most exciting church stained glass windows and experience that unmistakeable ‘wow’ feeling.

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Be inspired by 3 Top Glass Artists

Explore the stories and thoughts behind three of the most exciting glass artists working in the UK today.


Stained Glass Water Garden Window

Beautiful Panel Inspired by Landscape Fairhaven Another great panel from Julia in Norfolk, UK. There’s so much going on here, I don’t know where to start. Perhaps with the gorgeous painted details – the grasses … (read more)

Glass Eagle

Engraved Glass Eagle

Glass Eagle Panel Glass Eagle This eagle is engraved on glass using a dremmel grinder with a diamond burr. I’ve put black card behind the glass to show scratches. By Stefan Milly’s reply: Wow Sefan, … (read more)


Engraved Glass Owl

Glass Owl Panel Owl Engraved on glass using diamond burr. By Stephan Milly’s reply: You are a talented artist! Do you see these birds around in Auckland, or do you get the images from books or … (read more)

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Religious Windows?

Poensgen Pushes The Boundaries Church stained glass windows do not look like this. These four enormous pillars of light are more like walls than the traditional windows we know and love. Surrounding the altar in … (read more)

fantastic red devil at Fairford

Stained Glass Church Windows

St Mary’s Church, Fairford Seeing St Mary’s Church stained glass windows in Fairford is an amazing experience. I’ve always been a huge fan of medieval stained glass painting, but this is something else; a huge … (read more)

buschulte st Patroklus windows

Church Stain Glass Windows

Buschulte’s Colourful Masterpieces The one thing that strikes me when looking at Buschulte’s church stained glass windows is: ‘How does he get away with it?!’ When I was at art school I was always told … (read more)

delicate patterned window

Religious Stained Glass Windows

Jochem Poensgen Poensgen’s church stained glass windows are more about the church than the windows. Contradictory as this may sound, his stated priority is to make windows you can live with, not windows to look … (read more)

rose window at Chartres

Chartres Cathedral

History Of Stunning Medieval Windows Chartres Cathedral is the home of the most famous medieval stained glass windows in the world. Hardly surprising, when you think of the amazing feat of its construction – every … (read more)

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