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It's easy, sparkling fun when you paint designer-quality projects for your home and friends
Painting on glass and china is fun, easy and a creative way to bring the latest designer looks to your home Twenty colorful and sparkling projects show you, step by step, how to paint designer-quality table settings, wedding gifts and home d?cor. From simple to sophisticated, classic to contemporary, elegant or natural, you'll find dozens of great ideas and designs, including:
Reverse-painted bamboo plates (think green)
Delicate bridal lace crystal champagne flutes (great wedding gift)
Pink geranium-trimmed goblets and coasters (for your next summer party)
Flowering herb tiles (natural and botanical)
Traditional French country stemware (rich cobalt blue glass)
Hundreds of photos guide you through the simple steps to dazzling results You'll see how to use traditional decorative brushstrokes to paint more than forty floral patterns and decorative design motifs, from a simple leaf and vine pattern to luscious berry-trimmed dessert bowls and so much more.
Make all of your gifts and home d?cor remarkable - with the sparkle of hand-painted glass. You've never had so much fun
Due to recent developments in glass paints, artists are now able to refine the art form and produce higher quality work that appeals to a more contemporary audience. With Gorgeous Glass, readers will learn new techniques -such as reverse glass painting - that will enable them to paint on beautiful, yet functional surfaces that can be used every day in the home or presented as gifts. Hundreds of clear and colorful photos break down the demonstrated painting techniques into easy-to-follow steps, ensuring success even for beginners. The techniques are easy to master, but the results are simply gorgeous!