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 Couleurlive Studio - stained glass design for sites of worship. 

St James' Church, Ryhill, West Yorkshire
A stained glass window designed painted and leaded depicting Virgin Mary on site at St James's Church in Yorkshire
Stained glass, religion, colour, paint, leading, artwork, church
Top section of a stained glass window designed painted and leaded depicting Virgin Mary on site at St James's Church in Yorkshire
A stained glass window designed painted and leaded depicting Virgin Mary on site at St James's Church in Yorkshire
Stained glass, religion, colour, paint, leading, artwork, church
Another stained glass window designed painted and leaded depicting St James with the sun above his head on site at St James's Church in Yorkshire
Detail of the pattern from one of the religious stained glass window designs
stained glass window designed painted and leaded of St James showing the light projecting onto St James's Church wall

South window, St James, Son of Zebedee, the Great

 

To refer to the theme of Compostella’s pilgrimage, I have chosen to present St James as he is humbly depicted in iconography with modest vestments and posture. His body is positioned and shaped in order to suggest the journey of his body in the boat that landed in Compostella (as the tradition explains).

 

Heritage Sites

North window, Our Lady of Walsingham

 

Richeldis de Faverches, a Saxon noble woman, Lady of the Manor, in Walsingham had a vision that was repeated three times according to the legends. One was in her sleep. “The vision was that the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to her and carried her in spirit to Nazareth. There, Our Lady showed her the little house where the annunciation took place, and directed her to construct an exact copy.” “The materials given to Richeldis were finally constructed miraculously one night into the Holy house, while she kept a vigil of prayers” “In confirmation of this vision, a spring of water suddenly appeared at Richeldis feet...

 

St Luke's Church, Grimethorpe, West Yorkshire

Two windows commissionned for St Luke’s church, 

Grimethorpe, for the Lady’s chapel, keeping reference to the history of the local mining industry. 

 

 

 

 

 

This window is a reference to the ladies praying for their husbands or sons heading down into the mine.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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