- "Glass is a crystalline medium,
sparkling like jewels in the sun and darkening obscurely as daylight fails
in the evening. Glass transforms and manipulates light that shines through
it and transforms the interior room into a mosaic of dancing colours.
- Glass has always fascinated me, whether in the silence and serenity
of the great Mediaeval cathedrals of Europe or installed in public buildings
in America as a flashy and uplifting welcome to the visitors."
- My designs reflect a reverence for this jewel-like medium and the
moods I set with my compositions are carefully orchestrated symphonies
of movement and colour. Colour and value are of utmost importance to me.
Lead lines, sharp and crisply black against a backdrop of a many-pieced
tapestry of light, create a pristine mosaic. Painted glass dulls the sparkling
effect but, at the same time, diffuses the light and creates a gentle,
- The incorporation of fused glass frees the artist to design even
the exact placement of colour within the sheets of pieces of glass. And
with the added freedom of working kiln-fired glass, the glass artist today
has few limitations." Marc King