Tuesday, 6 May 2014

Replacing stained glass windows where insurance is not applicable.

Decided to replace the stained glass windows in the church's dome.

The dome

Windows removed
I'm going to make two changes:

1) instead of each window being entirely of one colour eg all blue, all yellow etc, the windows will be sub-divided into 4 quadrants and each quadrant will be a different colour:


2) the black leading separating the panes of glass is going to be beefed up. Instead of using a black felt tip pen to make the lines, which inevitably produces a rather flat effect, I'm going to lay sections of dark wool along the joints between the individual coloured panels.


On a clear piece of acetate, I drew 8 trapezia to match the 8 windows.


Then I'll cut out quadrants from coloured acetate sheets and stick them on the transparent acetate.


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Currently listening to:

A Soundcloud podcast by Carlos Souffront
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Last night's dinner:

Lemon sole, kale and sweet potato.
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