This stained glass mural depicts animals from the South American
Rainforest as follows:
Jaguar, Blue-backed Manakin,
Kinkajous, Africanized Honey Bees, White-tailed Trogon,
Blue and Gold Macaws, Scarlet Macaw, Silver-beaked Tanager,
Poeppigs Woolly Monkey, White-bellied Spider Monkey,
Black Squirrel Monkey, Ivory-billed Aracari
All of which range from least concerned to endangered status for
The windows are constructed in a new lamination process. The detail is
hand painting with vitreous paints, carving and silver staining. The window
contains various mouth blown and hand casted glass.
The overall size is 51 5/8 x 132 1/2
This piece has been displayed at the Brandywine Museum of Art and The Delaware Natural History Museum
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CONSTRUCTION OF THE WINDOWS
The windows were constructed using a relatively new lamination process. The material used to laminate is a two part curing silicone and vulcanize by mixing part A and part B. The silicone does not shrink during the vulcanizing process and retains its volume which makes it suitable for the lamination of glass surfaces. The silicone uses a platinum-complex catalyst. This is not your typical silicone. It will not yellow and will maintain crystal clear clarity.
The first step, after the research and artwork have been completed, is to choose the art glass to be used. I try to obtain as much of the detail I am looking for in my art through the use of the actual glass itself. It takes many hours to pick the glass to obtain my desired effect. One example would be the beautiful...