Targeting your Stained Glass Market

This week’s video is coming to you on location at Sci-Fi on the Rock 7! If you are wondering where you might be able to sell your stained glass, or have been considering how to market your stained glass creations, this video may help:

Remember, think outside the box and be creative with your marketing, but focus in on the  people who may appreciate your glass. There are more places to consider than just Farmer’s markets and holiday gift shows. If you are on the right track and making what you love, marketing your glass should be fun!

Which audience would enjoy your glass? Who is your target market and where do they hang out? Post your answer below.

 

 

The Glass Cannonball

I had the pleasure of creating a few commissions as Christmas gifts this year, but one of my favorite pieces to work on was a companion panel to the sci-fi novel The Glass Cannonball by Earl Woodman.

The Glass Cannonball Panel

Earl had this to say about his gift:

“Thanks so much for making a stained glass hanging of my book cover! It’s beautiful.”

This is my sixth time re-creating a book cover, and I always love doing them! The abstract nature of this piece, combined with the spacey subject matter made it extra fun.The Glass Cannonball is available from lulu.com

What book cover would you like to see recreated in stained glass?

 

 

Mix n’ Match Sci-Fi

Fresh at GeekyGlass for the holidays is a batch of glittering sci-fi, fantasy, and generally geeky mix n’ match holiday ornaments. There are 25 juicy colours and textures to choose from, suitable for any fan! These are lead-free, made of solder than contains silver, and treated with patina and finishing compound for an antique, shimmering finish!

Here are some possible combos to spark your imagination:

For the X-Files fan:  #10 The Smoking Man + #16 Cryogenic Tank

For the Star Wars fan:  #14 Yoda + #20 Lightsaber

For the Lord of the Rings fan:  #5 Balrog Whip o’ Fire + #17 Magic Green Sparkle + #19 Arwen

At only $20 these are fun and affordable! But if you want to save 50%, you can do so by purchasing the Big Bang Theory Collection, or the Harry Potter Collection! Not only are they half-price, but they come in a velvet gift pouch, ready for gift-giving.

The Big Bang Collection and the Harry Potter Collection are both now available for sale at the GeekyGlass Etsy Shop, along with the full Mix n’ Match Sci-Fi set.

 

Choose from one of the following delicious colours and textures:

1. Clockwork Orange (brilliantly punchy orange lightly rippled cathedral glass)

2. Harry Potter – Hufflepuff Yellow (sparkling lemon yellow satin seedy cathedral glass)

3. Big Bang Theory – Penny Cheesecake Factory Yellow (zesty lemon yellow rippled glass)

4. Dr. Who – Dalek Gold (amber gold hammered cathedral glass)

5 . Lord of the Rings – Balrog Whip o’ Fire (amber/red/gold satin seedy glass – pattern varies)

6. Harry Potter – Gringotts Gold (champagne gold crystal-clear artique glass)

7. Big Bang Theory – Amy Wallflower Pink (frosted cotton candy pink semi-opaque glass)

8. Purple Planet (intensely crackled semi-opalescent purple/blue/green – pattern varies)

9. Big Bang Theory – Raj Purple Surprise (rich deep mauve rippled cathedral glass)

10. X-Files – The Smoking Man (deepest mauve crystal clear GNA – German New Antique glass)

11. Big Bang Theory – Howard Mad Plaid (smooth coral/pink/white crystal opal – pattern varies)

12. Harry Potter – Gryffindor Red (glistening ruby red nubby textured cathedral glass)

13. Big Bang Theory – Sheldon Green Lantern (brilliant crystal clear green artique glass)

14. Star Wars – Yoda Green (chartreuse and mixed green opaque lightly textured glass)

15. Harry Potter – Slytherin Green (rich emerald green rippled cathedral glass)

16. Cryogenic Tank (frosted pale bluish-green semi-opaque satin texture glass)

17. Magic Green Sparkle (deepest forest green with gold glitter glass)

18. Big Bang Theory – Leonard’s Jacket Green (crackled rich varied greens – pattern varies)

19. Lord of the Rings – Arwen (magically transforming twilight blue/white semi-opalescent glass)

20. Star Wars – Lightsaber (brilliant electric bright aqua cathedral glass)

21. Dr. Who – Tardis Time Trails (smooth and criss-crossed rippling cobalt blue/clear baroque – pattern varies)

22. Harry Potter – Ravenclaw Blue (bright cobalt blue waterglass)

23. String Theory (smooth and lined rippling cobalt blue/clear baroque – pattern varies)

24. X-Men – Iceman (icy crystal clear pale aqua artique cathedral glass)

25. Big Bang Theory – Bernadette Blue (richly saturated streaky cobalt blue – semi opalescent)

Happy geeky mixing and matching!