First finished photographic printed stained glass panel!

After much experimenting with a special printable transfer paper on which I print out photographic images I have finished this piece, Sunset, Teasels and sea. The transfers are carefully floated onto the cut glass pieces and heated to a high temperature in the kiln to bond with the glass and then I lead the panel together as usual. The glass is given a grainy, slightly mat side from contact with the kiln shelf at high temperatures and the sepia of the printed image combine to give a really nice retro, old photograph atmosphere. There will be more of this kind of thing soon, but for now its for sale in my Folksy shop

The photograph used here I took on Branscombe Beach, Devon at sunset looking out to sea and the panel is framed in a specially made recycled wooden frame.

 

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3 Responses to “First finished photographic printed stained glass panel!”


  1. 1 Daniel March 12, 2012 at 12.48

    Hello from spain. Its a beautiful work and seems a very inspirational technique. We would like to see more of your work on this technique ¿Could you make a post talking about how to do this and materials? We are fans in our studio of your work and your blog, congratulaitions. Sorry for our english we are trying to improve it, but very slowly


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