Sunrise Stained Glass Ltd, 58-60 Middle Street, Southsea, Hampshire PO5 4BP UK +44 (0)23 9275 0512

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Sunrise Stained Glass Studio

Stained glass window artists achieving high standards of design and craftsmanship.

Stained Glass design studio Commissioning A Window When all the glass has been cut the painting, shading and etching processes begin. Drawing around the paper stencil on the selected piece of glass Using a glass cutter to cut out the shape Acid Bath Off cuts of glass and cutting tools Kiln The painting of the glass is painstakingly carried out by hand. When each piece is finished it must be fired in the kiln. This permanently bonds the paint to the glass. Some pieces will require this process to be repeated several times. Acid etched glass Left and above; copper wire ties. Right;bending steel bar to follow lead line on window. Soldering iron The final stage is the fitting of the window. In this case the window has been fitted into a custom made wooden frame and we have fitted clear UV stabilised poly carbonate protection to the outside. To learn more about window protection please click here.
Various ideas get experimented with in sketch books and then small watercolour designs are produced in which the of colour pallet and composition start to come together.