Making a Piping Bag for Glass Painting. Fig.4.
Making a Piping Bag for Glass Painting.

Making a Piping Bag for Glass Painting. There are 3 different ways of applying the outliner. From a piping bag, from a bottle and from a tube (like a smaller version of a toothpaste tube. The tubes have become really popular lately and for the life of me I can’t work out why. They are […]

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Working with Adhesive Lead
Working With Adhesive Lead

Working With Adhesive Lead Part 1. Making Your Own Blank Glass Roundle. To make this glass roundel you will need the following: 3mm float glass cut to the size you require. 9mm or 12mm FLAT profile lead. small piece of fuse wire. Boning Tool. Scissors. Sharp Implement to make a small hole in the lead. […]

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Glass Painting 3d Objects.
Glass Painting 3d Objects.

Glass Painting 3d Objects. Much of the glass painting on this site concerns painting of flat surfaces, or painting on glass painting film whilst flat and then moving it onto another surface. However the most difficult type of glass painting is painting a non flat/3d surface like a vase, candle holder etc. Whilst this will […]

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Basic Outlining Guide for Glass Painting.
Basic Outlining Guide for Glass Painting.

Basic Outlining Guide. There are obviously many different techniques involved in glass painting and different crafts people will have their own favorites. We are not trying to say that the following are the definitive techniques, just the one which we feel comfortable with! There are two main types of outliner, those which can be used with […]

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Glass Painting Outlining techniques video
Glass Painting Outlining

Glass Painting Outlining.   As outlining is the part of glass painting that most people seem to have a problem with, our first “video guide” is on how to outline using a piping bag. The video shows you both how to make the bag and how to use it. Whilst many people have an issue […]

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Guide to Basic Outlining Skills including Video.
Basic Outlining Skills Video

Basic Outlining Skills Video.   Now they’ve moved on to TV presenting and Paper Crafts (mainly) it’s quite easy to forgot what great glass painters Alan and Barry were (and probably still are). Outlining is a part of glass painting which many people find difficult but this video contains some great hints and tips which […]

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Basic Outlining Techniques Video
Basic Outlining Techniques

Basic Outlining Techniques2.   In this video Alan Gear from Rainbow Glass (Alan and Barrys Crafts) shows us some basic outlining techniques. He also shows how to make coloured outliner from their Waterbased paints and how to use it. This enables you to make outliner in almost any colour you could wish.  Additionally the video […]

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Outlining Lettering Basic Outlining Skills.
Outlining Lettering. Basic Outlining Skills 3.

Outlining Lettering. Basic Outlining Skills Part 3.   In this video Alan Gear from Rainbow Glass (Alan and Barrys Crafts) shows us how to use coloured outliner for lettering. This is the third part of the outlining video from Alan and Barry. They all contain lots of hints and tips on improving your outlining skills […]

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A video of the Layering Outliner Technique
Layering Outliner Technique

Layering Outliner Technique. A slightly unusual glass painting technique as it is all about outlining and not painting. We call it the Layering Outliner Technique. Up to six layers of different coloured outliner are used to build up this unique look. The technique is demonstrated by Alan Gear from Rainbow Glass (Alan and Barrys Crafts). This […]

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