Guild of Glass Engravers

The Guild provides an insight into contemporary Glass Engraving. It aims to promote the highest standards of glass engraving.The website contains techniques, a gallery of members engraved glass, where to see it and where to learn to engrave.



T Sheppard - Lizard at Thursley Church (Image NIck Carter)


Bite, blast and scratch it – glass engraving with Tracey Sheppard
West Dean College 
8 – 10 July 2016

Mixed media for glass engravers. Explore combining pre-treated
acid etched surfaces
with sandblasting and drill techniques and
the various exciting ways to blend these 
three very different

Click here for more info


Bowes 2016 flier

Echoes of Light

Exhibition of Engraved Glass by the Northern Branch at Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, Co Durham.

30 July  to 30 October 2016

There will in the region of 60 engraved exhibits on display showing a wide variety of engraving styles and glass types.

There will be Have a Go sessions on the 24 September and 22 October and demonstrations at weekends.



"All the Year Round"

Katharine Coleman's solo show at the Scottish Gallery in Edinburgh:
28th Nov - 23rd Dec 2015

For those of you who were unable to get to Edinburgh, here's a
link to the online catalogue of Katharine Coleman's exhibition
at the Scottish Gallery.


Reflections - The Art of Allison Kinnaird Reflections - The Art of Alison Kinnaird

2013, Kinmor Music, Gorebridge, Scotland,
ISBN 978-0-9540160, fully illustrated, pp.94,
with complementary DVD of films and audio
tracks of Alison’s harp music. Available from
£12.00 + P&P.
James Holloway of The Scottish National Portrait Gallery introduces this book saying, “Alison Kinnaird is one of the world’s leading glass engravers. She has developed the medium by perfecting old and pioneering new techniques…”  The large new Patrons’ Window in the Scottish National Portrait Gallery is her most impressive work to date.
This book records both Alison’s earlier and more recent work, beautifully photographed by Robin Morton, her husband. They are also accomplished musicians. Their DVD accompanies the book which so amply illustrates Alison’s significant contribution to modern glass engraving.
Click here for a further review of this book by Katharine Coleman MBE