The Glass Painter's Method: Brushes, Paints & Tools

The Glass Painter's Method: Brushes, Paints & Tools

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781999618919
Publisher: Williams & Byrne Techniques Limited
Publication date: 12/01/2018
Series: The Glass Painter's Method , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 242
File size: 21 MB
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Table of Contents

IntroductionForeword • Your three bonuses • To the reader • How this book is organised • It's all about techniques

Part 1 - Line, Silhouette and Highlight

Introduction, checklist, overview

How to mix your paint: Glass paint • Water in a jar or bowl • Gum arabic • Your mixing bowl and palette • Spoons • The palette knives • Paint cover • Cloth and paper • Method

Prepare your glass: the undercoat: Quick reminder • Light box • Glass • The hake brush • The badger blender • Where you are now

Trace the design: The tracing brush • The painting bridge

Strengthen your trace-lines

Flood the border

Cut and soften highlights: The stick • A quiet word about scrubs and stipplers • Your ring finger

Review

Part 2 - Shadow

Introduction, checklist, overview

How to mix your paint

Prepare your glass: The brushes you'll need • Prepare a wash of glycol • Apply the wash • Blend the wash • Remove the excess • And blend again

Make big shadows: The brushes you'll need • Mix dark paint • Apply the paint

Embolden

The Highlights

Review

Reminder

Part 3 - Silver Stain: The Glorious Transformation

Introduction, checklist, overview

How to mix your stain

Tests

Method: The brushes you'll need • Apply the stain

Water vs. oil or glycol

Glycol vs. oil: is one medium better than the other?

Review

Agathon's journey

Part 4 - Miscellany

Health

How to clean your brushes

The kiln: Why you need a kiln • Different kinds of kilns • Our kilns at Williams & Byrne

Firing schedules: How to test a kiln • How we fire our glass paint • How we fire our stain • A principle • Conclusion

Enamels: a warning for beginners

Different sequences of techniques

The fish's journey

How to trace, strengthen, flood and shade with just three brushes

How to get your three bonuses

Where to learn more

Appendix - The designs

How to use the designs

Small versions of the designs 

Afterword

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