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All New

Last week was a week of new things, so I thought I’d write about some of them and would love to hear your thoughts 1) I had a go at painting in a different style, slightly abstract. This was in miniature form and started out with one of my bees and a rose, so initially …

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Mistakes can be good!

I’ve just painted a horse on a coaster and only when I’d finished him did I realise that I’d painted on the wrong side of the coaster! The fused glass coasters I use, hand-made in the UK by Bea Schirmer, have a shiny side and a slightly rough side. I usually paint on the rough …

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Experimenting

Oh dear, hadn’t realised it was quite so long since I wrote my last blog post! In my defence I have been away for some of that time and I’ve been experimenting with combining acrylic painting with glass painting. As you probably now know I love trying new ideas but this time I am sticking …

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Dog Agility glass painting!

I’m starting to add background to more of my animal paintings now and generally pleased with the results. It can be quite tricky painting around the animals because unlike painting on paper you can’t overlap glass paint because the original colour can be seen from the other side of the glass. This means I’m unable …

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Ginger

My latest painting is a ginger cat on a glass mug and I added the goldfish bowl for a bit of character! Hope you like him. Trying to get the colour ginger was quite difficult, I used orange, white and a spot of brown in the end. However having looked at other people’s work ginger …

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Hooray!

Not only has the sun been shining but my website is now live with my new brand name ‘Animal Glass Designs’ and I have freebies to celebrate! I’m offering customers who make a purchase in February from my shops or website free UK p&p (use coupon code freeukpostage) and not to miss out overseas customers …

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