I been making artglass windows for almost 20 years now, and I guess I’ve gotten so accustomed to seeing the ones in our home that I don’t really notice them any more. So I was surprised by the positive responses from my Facebook friends when I posted a picture of the windows I made for our den.
I spent some time today taking pictures of all the windows I’ve made and installed, and here they are in a slide show for everyone to enjoy. There are many hours of labor invested in these, and it was nice to see them again in a fresh light!
I designed and fabricated this window for a sidelight next to a front door. It is 5 ft. tall by 8 in. wide. The owners still wanted light in the foyer, but they also desired some privacy.
Here’s an interesting pattern that is not truly self-similar, but close. Start with a circle:
Pack in four circles with diameters that are half the diameter of the original circle:
Repeat (you’ll notice that here is where the figure is not 100% self-similar: the Stage 1 circles do not have four circles packed into them – just two):
Here’s my interpretation of the pattern in stained-glass: