Monday, February 12, 2007

Trying New Things

So, I saw a glass etching kit and just had to try it out!





The upward circles did not survive the pre-etch cleaning... I'm trying to come up with an alternate pattern.

The etch was thick and lumpy. It's the first time I've used a cream etch, all my previous etching experience was in a printmaking studio, where I mixed it myself.

I only had enough to etch the smaller glasses, and not as evenly as I would have ideally hoped. Overall, though, I like them, and will finish the set.

6 comments:

Argon said...

That looks cool, decorative and useful. Great job! I used to have glasses like that about 25 years ago.

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Henri Banks said...

Happy Valentines Renee
and your glasses looks good

Doug said...

I suspect that stuff would REALLY eff up your skin.

BTW, I really loved The Long Dark Teatime, too.

Erin O'Brien said...

Me likey!

~d said...

Freakin COOL!
REAL cool!

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Brandi said...

Hey you finally did it!!! I'd have to say for the first run they turned out fantastic. Don't forget to call Mikey and get those tiles!!! Love ya!!