Debora Coombs

Design Circuit - Designing for Architectural Commissions

Debora Coombs teaches her own step-by-step methods of stained glass design. This includes the seven types of drawing needed for architectural commissions and how to break down a photograph or illustration into separate stages for glass painting.

Debora Coombs was made a Fellow of the British Society of Master Glass Painters in 1995. She studied at Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland; Swansea, Wales; and earned a Masters in Art & Design from The Royal College of Art, London in 1985. Her award-winning stained glass is exhibited, commissioned and collected internationally. Coombs immigrated to the USA with her family in 1996 while creating twenty stained glass windows for St Mary’s Cathedral in Portland, Oregon. She lives and works in Readsboro, Vermont.

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