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Images on Glass: Overview

Introduction to library resources on techniques to add images to glass. More information is available through the library catalog or by using the Rakow's Ask a Librarian service.

Introduction

Graphic images can be added to a piece of glass using several techniques, including sandblasting, enameling, painting, and gilding. Layered images can be created by combining techniques and fusing multiple imaged layers into a block.

Denise Stillwagon Leone 2003 / "Passing Through" Ursula Huth, 1994 / "MATARAM" Ena Rottenberg, 1927 / Vase Jutta Cuny, 1982 / "Vortex (Wirbel)"
Denise Stillwagon Leone, 2003
"Passing Through"
(2005.4.26)
Ursula Huth, 1994
"MATARAM"
(94.3.152)
Ena Rottenberg, 1927
Vase
(73.3.21)
Jutta Cuny, 1982
"Vortex (Wirbel)"
(91.3.63)

Terminology

See also

Look through the Coldworking Techniques LibGuide for more information on sandblasting.

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