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.

stained glass art penny somerville

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 Paintings

Just glass and lead = stained glass. Just glass and foil = stained glass. But glass and paint = stained glass paintings! It’s not that they are better than stained glass, but they are certainly … (read more)

pink and blue handmade glass

Glass Blowing Film

If you have a spare 10 minutes you will love this short film. It’s set to a jazz sound track and documents a series of blokes working in a glass factory in the Netherlands in … (read more)

Glorious Stained Glass Window

What do you think of this fantastic window by Manessier? This one is in St Sepulchre Church in Abbeville, France. The colour scheme is gorgeous. Manessier uses very few colours and yet they work very … (read more)

When is glass not glass?

You’ve guessed! Glass isn’t glass when it’s a Photorealist painting by Roberto Bernardi! This painting is called Spettatori – Italian for ‘audience’ – and was part of an incredible of Photorealist art exhibition I visited … (read more)

round stained glass window

Circular Windows

I’ve always, always wanted to live in a house with a round window. I love the way that circles don’t have a beginning and an end, they take the eye around and around in a … (read more)

That Time Of Year

I know it’s not glass but this is something special. It’s 2.45 minutes long and will get you thinking when you start making your New Years’ Resolutions. I’m not going to spoil it but come … (read more)

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