Perfect for a variety of skill levels, this collection presents an impressive array of beautiful stained glass patterns. Images include a tropical sunrise, Tuscan vineyard, and New England country church, along with ocean waves, a graceful crane, and other animals, plus abstract landscapes and seascapes.
Ninety different motifs, rendered in crisp black and white, offer an array of options for stained glass projects, including window panes, lampshade panels, light catchers, mobiles, and more. Artisans can easily reduce or enlarge each pattern to adapt the designs to countless creative projects. An excellent resource for the creation of elegant stained glass art, this book also offers design inspiration for print, textile, needlework, and other craft projects.
About the Author
M. S. Hanson has been working in and designing for stained glass as principal artist of a studio for over 30 years. A Benedictine Oblate, she holds a Bachelor's degree in Arts and Accounting from Johns Hopkins University and a Master's degree in Art & Religion from Lancaster Theological Seminary. With her sparkling patterns, she has raised the craft of stained glass to the level of fine art.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
The patterns are very small and much too detailed to cut with a hand held glass cutter.There are only a few shown in color. It is not for beginners, even experienced artists will have trouble sing this book.