Region:South East England

Technique:Kiln work, Leaded and stained, Painting

Occupation:Artist, Educator

Discipline:Decorative, Design, Public art

Areas of Interest:Exhibition, Networking, Workshops

Product:Commission, Installations, Wall pieces, Windows

Country:United Kingdom

County:West Sussex

Rurh Mullan

Ruth Mullan Stained Glass Artist Burgess Hill I'm a stained glass artist working in beautiful County of Sussex. I design and make stained glass pieces of all sizes ranging from small decorative items that can be easily placed, to larger window and door panels for domestic settings using traditional techniques. I undertook training in stained glass art design under the professional guidance of master craftsman Keith Nickels. I also run stained glass art workshops throughout the year at my studio and request can be made via my website or please email me.



Firstly I would arrange and make a site visit to discuss your requirements and to make preliminary measurements. A visit to her studio is also an option where you can see glass samples and discuss thoughts and ideas.

I use email to correspond and discuss design requirements if you are not local, which also works well. Contact by phone to help discuss ideas is also part of the process. You will not be charged for the initial visit or design consultation.

A ballpark quote may be given at this time however prices can vary according to the amount of work involved.

After the initial meeting, I will gather ideas together from different resources to start the design process. A quote will then be submitted at this time.

Once I have a few ideas to work with these will then be worked on to present to you in the form of small scale colour sketches. At this point, 30% of the total amount quoted will be required. Another site visit will be needed to check the measurements of where the stained glass panel is to be situated.

From the approved sketch a full-size drawing, known as a cartoon, will be made and amended if necessary at this point. Choosing the glass for the panel now takes place and before the glass cutting starts an agreement of which glass to be used is made.

This can be done by you visiting the studio or visiting you with glass samples or if you are at some distance they can be sent by post.

The glass cutting then begins, any glass painting is done and then fired in a kiln. Now the panel is ready to be leaded and then cemented. Please allow 3-6 months, depending on the complexity of this process to be completed.

Installation can be arranged if you are not fitting them yourselves, payment will need to organsied be between you and the fitter.

Californian Poppies , Private Commission - Ruth Mullan

Seascape , Art by Ruth Mullan

Walze Dance , Art by Ruth Mullan

Little Owl , Art by Ruth Mullan

Brighton Pavilion , Art by Ruth Mullan

Brighton and Hove Albion Transom , Private Commission - Ruth Mullan

Sussex Scenes , Private Commission - Ruth Mullan

Four Sessions , Art by Ruth Mullan

Fish , Private Commission - Ruth Mullan