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.

Events

 

 Nancy Sutcliffe - Mirror     

   Mirror Mirror

   The solo show of Nancy Sutcliffe FGE will open on
    the 4th August 2016 at the Eisch Gallery in the
   beautiful Bavarian glass town of Frauenau, Germany.

   The show will feature new gilded and engraved work
   and runs until the 24th September 2016.
   Shown left is an image of Nancy’s new work.

   Please contact nancy@nancysutcliffe.co.uk for details.


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.

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 West Dean - 1st Engraving

WEST DEAN COLLEGE
Short Course
31st October - 2nd November 2016
Small Scale Printing from Engraved Glass
Tutor: Katharine Coleman

Using water-based inks on fine Japanese paper, 
prints up to about postcard size can be taken from 
intaglio and/or relief engraved glass 

(drill, wheel or deeper sandblast). Glass engravers 
may bring their existing work or make work
specifically for prints.

This course is aimed at existing glass engravers
and printmakers or glass artists familiar with
engraving techniques.

Further info www.westdean.org.uk/shortcourses 


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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
www.alisonkinnaird.co.uk
£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