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Jan Langdale Glass Artist (formally Taylor)

Jan Langdale Glass Artist (formally Taylor)
Listing date September 9, 2018

Contact artist

07504 693497

Artist's description

My current focus and passion is in creating dimensional pieces of glass artwork.

The process... I generally use 6-9 layers of glass which are hand-painted using a hot-fire enamel paint. Each piece is pre-fired (sometimes 2/3 times) then stacked together and kiln-cast into one piece. The final firing process takes 2 to 3 days!

I’m inspired by the translucent qualities of glass, colour gradations, curvilinear designs and nature inspired artwork. I began working with stained glass then moved onto fused glass and glass painting. My previous body of work includes fused glass splashbacks for kitchens/bathrooms and glass wall art. I live in the Calder Valley and visit family and friends around Brighton.

Through my new glass artwork I aim to capture the simplicity and beauty of the natural landscape in deep dimension and, with careful attention to detail, to share a respect of the natural world in a tangible way. Aspiring that through this artwork we may begin to see everyday nature in a new light, bringing us into a deeper awareness of the natural landscape around us and, ultimately enhancing and enriching our connection with it.

‘Avenia...’ (photographed) has 9 layers of glass: 10”x8”x27mm’s deep (glass dimensions) £1,500

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