…is a beautiful and timeless art form that has been used for centuries to enhance the aesthetic of buildings and homes. The process of commissioning stained glass, from initial consultation to final installation, can be a rewarding experience for both the client and the artist. In this blog post, we will discuss the steps involved in commissioning stained glass using active voice.
First, the client contacts the artist to discuss their vision for the stained glass piece. During this initial consultation, the artist will ask questions about the client’s preferences, such as color scheme, design style, and desired size. The artist will also take measurements of the space where the stained glass will go.
Next, the artist creates a detailed sketch or rendering of the proposed design. The client reviews the sketch and provides feedback, making any necessary revisions. Once the design is final, the artist creates a full-size pattern of the design.
The next step is the creation of the stained glass itself. The artist cuts the glass according to the pattern and assembles the pieces using lead came. The glass is then soldered together to create a strong and stable panel.
After the glass assembly, the artist adds patina and polish to the solder metal, giving the panel a finished look. The artist also adds any necessary hardware, such as hanging rings or a wooden frame, to prepare the panel for installation.
Finally, the artist installs the stained glass in the client’s home or building. This step involves carefully fitting the panel into the designated space and securing it in place. The artist also checks to ensure that the panel alignment is proper and that there are no leaks or drafts.
The commissioning of stained glass is a collaborative process. This process requires the expertise of the artist and the input of the client. The result is a unique and beautiful piece of art that enhances the aesthetic of any space.
In conclusion, commissioning stained glass involves several steps including initial consultation. Followed by design sketch, pattern creation, glass cutting and assembling, adding patina and polish, adding necessary hardware and installation. It’s a rewarding experience for both the client and the artist. The final product being a unique and beautiful piece of art that adds to the aesthetic of any space. Reach out to us today to commission stained glass piece for your space.