The window is located as the central element of the Children's Chapel. It is 4' x 7', and is composed of 5 layers of plate glass, each of which is painted by air brush and hand blending of glass paint and enamels. On 2 of the layers there is also acid etching.
The intent of the design was to create an image that would appeal to a child's imagination. The figure is rendered in an ephemeral quality with the soft rendering techniques and the separation of the figure over the 5 layers of glass. When viewed from straight on the layers align so the figure appears solid, but when seen from the side the figure becomes less solid as the layers begin to shift in alignment. The figure was painted with air brush and hand blending of glass paint to create an ephemeral quality to the figure. The background is rendered as an amorphous cloud like pattern to create an atmospheric quality.
I worked with the Reverend of the church in developing the concept.
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