Matthew Sturm from Christ Church of Oak Brook in Oak Brook, IL brings us this cool stained glass look.
From Matthew: This design was based off of our SOLA series about the reformation. We wanted to give the feeling of an old church with the stone and stained glass.
8 4×8 sheets of 1/4″ black foam core for “stain glass”
Stage - Area - Tall - Deep - Challenge
Our stage area that I have to work with is 30′ wide, 11′ tall and 16″ deep. One of my biggest challenge is to create a feeling of depth and height. I used SketchUp to get the basic design and how to lay out the 4×8 sheets of insulation. I was able to lay out the sheets and use the measurements to create the “mortar” and “cut” lines. The main half circle I was able to use string to make the circle, I found that using a piece of wood compass for the smaller circles was more accurate then string. After all the lines have been drawn time to start cutting and carving. I was able to get...