........ more detail
Monday, October 29, 2012
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Working on a privatly commissioned panel at the moment , to convey something of the Spirit of "Wiltshire Landscape". These clumps of trees are typical seen atop and around the Wiltshire Downs they are usually on ancient Bronze Age sites. I've added some standing stones, burial mounds, often seen in the landscape.
(This is still unfired paint and the coloured glass is stuck up with beeswax, on a flat glass easel , for painting against the sky ). Black lines are painted behind the easel glass to simulate the lead between each piece.
Close-up detail at lower part of the panel with wheat, flora, water.
There's the remains of a Viking helmet under the water, reference to King Alfred beating the Viking Danes at Edington.
Some silver stain will add touches of gold and enhance the richness of the glass. i.e. fruit, helmet, wheat, primrose (might have all 4 seasons in this one) - Stain still to be fired on.
There might be a few insects in the undergrowth if you look carefully :-) or are they in the other bit?