I have been looking at stained glass patterns for ages now as stained glass is on my 'to do' list but I didn't really find a picture I liked. After a visit to the dentist I popped into a £ shop, on the way back to the car, to look for a colouring in book, and amongst all the tat I came across this picture in a dot to dot book.
Much to my son's mortification I bought the book and told him I was going to make a glass picture.
As you can see it's not even a proper dot to dot picture although several others I tore out are.
I traced the picture (because I am rubbish at drawing) onto thin fire paper so that once assembled it could go straight into the kiln with minimal disturbance, nothing annoys me more than random bits of glass bouncing off from a carefully assembled piece. Having used seed beads I knew they wouldn't all be stuck down.
Here is the piece assembled and waiting to go in the kiln
against a window with light shining through
This panel is 17.5cms x 18cms. Do I keep it as a freestanding panel or do I frame it?