Cannon | MacInnes

Memorial window for Julie Adams

New Kilpatrick Church, Bearsden
2008
Church of Scotland

Julie was one of Linda's close friends. She died of cancer, age 40. This window is a gift, "For Friendship". All the glass selected is the best, English and French Antique glass.

Memorial window for Julie Adams

A lead-line drawing is made over the full scale painting.This window is one of two which are being made. Julie's sister-in-law, Ruth Adams, is designing and making the other one.

Memorial window for Julie Adams

Working late at night in the studio, painting the working palettes.

Memorial window for Julie Adams

Each piece of glass cut is exquisitely rich.

Memorial window for Julie Adams

Glass good enough to eat.

Memorial window for Julie Adams

Black bitumen is painted over the glass to act as an acid resist.

Memorial window for Julie Adams

Hydrofluoric acid bites into the coloured glass to remove just enough colour to give the desired effect. We do not always like to bite right through to the clear.

Memorial window for Julie Adams

The front surface is painted with Debitus green and rose pigments. Oster Winchester stains on the reverse.

Memorial window for Julie Adams

Detail of finished painting before leading up.

Memorial window for Julie Adams

If you would like to contribute towards the cost of this window, in memory of Julie, please contact Linda directly, who will give you details of the Memorial Windows Fund Account. Donations can be deposited anonymously if desired. 50% of all money raised will go directly to Marie Curie Cancer Care, with thanks from her family and friends.

Memorial window for Julie Adams

"love, friendship, trust, tears, laughter, coffee, rose" "Designed with love from Linda Cannon, 2008, in loving memory of our friend, Julie Adams, 15.6.63 - 9.8.03"

The finished window

Detail

The finished window

Julie's friends and family after the dedication service, 16th Nov 2008

Dedicated 16.11.08

 

 

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