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Painting on glass : contemporary designs, simple techniques
Gilchrist, Paige.
Personal Author:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Asheville, NC : Lark Books, [2000]

Physical Description:
128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Format :


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TT298 .G55 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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These 60 fresh, attractive projects --easy to paint and with templates--are aimed at the beginner who can't even draw a straight line. Projects include tableware, barware, garden lights, votives, a clock, and a painted glass door. A gallery of contemporary painted glass will inspire.

Table of Contents

Introduction - Painting on Glass. Are We Kidding?p. 6
Glass from the Past: A Brief Historyp. 7
Basicsp. 8
Spirals, Swirls, Squiggles and Dots
Frosted Confetti Bowlp. 20
Jazzed-Up Juice Glassesp. 22
Spiral Striped Vasep. 23
Mardi Gras Martini Setp. 24
Form-Fitting Votivep. 26
Polka Dot Coffee Mugsp. 27
Pitcher with Swirls and Stripesp. 28
Petite Party Favorsp. 30
Colored Bottle Setp. 31
Galactic Globe Lightp. 32
Flashy Flutesp. 34
Holiday Ballsp. 36
Champagne Flutesp. 37
Florals and Botanicals
Plate in Full Bloomp. 38
Powder Room Setp. 40
Spring Table Setp. 42
Painted Window Room Dividerp. 44
Floral Door Knobsp. 46
Poppy Pitcherp. 47
Fresh as a Daisy Lemonade Setp. 48
Fluted Platterp. 50
Garden Party Lightsp. 52
Hanging Vasep. 53
Bowl of Flowers and Dotsp. 54
Alpine Hot Chocolate Mugsp. 56
Morning Glory Platep. 58
Hot Tamale Garden Votivesp. 59
Bubble Bowlp. 60
Cylinder Vasep. 61
Patterned Platterp. 62
Shades of Blue Glass Setp. 64
Mottled Martini Glassesp. 66
Italian Espresso Setp. 68
Circular Thinkingp. 70
Glastnost Glasses and Ice Bucketp. 72
Painted Mirrorp. 74
Symbols and Prints
Watch Your Ps and Ssp. 75
Tortoiseshell Vasep. 76
Petroglyph Candle Lampp. 77
Leopard-Print Clockp. 78
Feather-Print Cocktail Glassesp. 80
Dancing Tumblersp. 82
"Etched" Glass Decanterp. 83
Earth-and-Sun Tablep. 84
Confucian Bud Vasep. 86
Black and White Plate Specialp. 87
Modern Art Kitchen Canistersp. 88
Creatures Great and Small
Island Party Plattersp. 91
Tree of Life Hurricane Lampp. 92
Tea Light Lanternsp. 94
Stamped Glass Pinsp. 96
Face Platesp. 97
Seascape Water Bottlep. 98
Leapin' Lizards Chip and Dip Setp. 100
Fun-in-the-Sun Pitcherp. 102
Faux Stained Glass Windowp. 104
Decorative Fireplace Screenp. 106
Picnic Casserole Dishp. 109
Aquarium Blockp. 110
Ladies Onlyp. 112
Galleryp. 114
Patternsp. 121
Contributing Designersp. 125
Gallery Artistsp. 127
Acknowledgmentsp. 128
Indexp. 128