Ever had this? So you’re tracing – tracing or strengthening: painting lines with a tracing brush – and your line itself looks good enough. But around the line you see a watermark: a halo, where water from your tracing paint seeps out. Ever had that?
What angle? Upright? – Or diagonal?
This is another point the glass painter must remember – especially when tracing an image from a design which lies beneath the glass.
How upright is your brush?
Have a look at this …
The first day of Stephen’s apprenticeship
Stephen’s a good soul, so he won’t mind me sharing this tale with you, but the first day of his apprenticeship way back in 1999, this is the kind of brush he turned up to work with …
The other day I caught myself ignoring the good advice which I always give to others.
Don’t take things on blind trust, but always check facts for yourself.
So I’d been told it was impossible to get a particular glass paint.