Roughing It with Alcohol Ink An Introduction to Glass Etching

Design, Fabrication, and Text by Cathy Claycomb

A hummingbird and flower design on a piece of head glass etched with etching cream and colored with alcohol inks. The etching cream technique allows etching glass without sandblasting equipment. The glass is finished by framing with hobby or copper came and adding decorative solder to the corners.

This article was originally published on page 6 in the Spring 2016 issue of Glass Patterns Quarterly.
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