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Stained Glass Lessons - A New Adventure

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Love seeing your photos Helen. All sounds very interesting and wonderful to share a hobby together. :)

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Fascinating Helen, please keep your updates coming.

It's not my pint of beer but I am enjoying seeing your pictures as always. There are a diverse number of interests on this forum and it's fun to keep up with different interests and ideas.

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I've finally got around to finishing off the cross panel I started off last term.  Classes started off again this last Thursday, and both Graham and I have signed up again. 

This is what the panel looked like at the end of last term:

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and my progress on Thursday:

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Finished off the soldering.  Here's the completed panel, but without the 'patina' applied to the solder...

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Here's the finished cross with the patina...

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...and with the light behind it...

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Meanwhile, Graham has been working on his first piece for fusing:

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When it's finished, he's hoping it will turn out looking like a collie.

 

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That came out beautifully Helen. Lovely photo with the light behind it. :)

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Really love how Graham's collie fused glass has turned out.

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He's now working on a design that he hopes to make into a lamp shade, based on a Mackintosh rose design. I thought it might be interesting to show some of the process involved>

Cutting out the pattern.

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Cutting the glass.

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Grinding the glass to shape.

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I'm working on this design. Being less creative than Graham I've found a design for a daffodil suncatcher on the internet.

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Have been busy cutting and grinding the glass.

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