Stained Glass Summer
Updated: Sep 12, 2022
This summer the Church of England Digital Team came up with the wonderful idea of getting churches to share photos of their stained glass windows online using the hashtag #StainedGlassSummer.
I loved seeing all the images shared and joined in sharing a painting inspired by the baptistery window at Coventry Cathedral which I visited at the start of August.
I was asked by a number of people in churches around the country of I could paint my impression of their stained glass windows. How could I say no to such wonderful requests.
Through August I created a series of paintings, both representative and abstract, of my visually impaired impressions of Stained Glass Windows. I wonder if you can identify which churches these belong to.
Rachel was on tour with Berkshire Youth Symphony Orchestra at the end of August, playing in churches in Edinburgh, Paisley and Beverley. I painted my impression of windows at these locations as a way of celebrating the wonderful concerts.
I also created 3 paintings of my own designs which I could imagine as Stained Glass Windows.