Oil painting has greatly influenced my work in stained glass. The freedom inherent in using oils, allowing me to work with organic shapes, creating images that flowed over the canvas, carried over to the pieces that I create in glass. By treating glass as though it were a liquid medium, I am able to conceive and create works that flow into and through their environment. This flow brings life and dimension to the pieces, aspects that engage the viewer and make each viewing a new experience.
Here are three of my favorite oils from the Music series.