Engraving is the application of a drawing, ornament or inscription manually or mechanically on the surface of various materials: glass, stone, wood or metal. With the help of engraving, you can get a convex or in-depth pattern.
It is necessary
- - a set for engraving (dozing);
- - glass surface;
- - stencil.
Prepare the base you will be engraving on. You can use a variety of glasses, flat plates, thick-walled jars, glass plates. For the first work, it is better to refuse to use thin glass.
Clean the prepared glass (glass) from possible stickers and wash thoroughly in warm water, removing all dirt, dry.
Choose a pattern or ornament to decorate the glass with. If you have artistic ability, use a washable marker to paint the image onto the surface. If you can't draw the pattern yourself, pick up a picture or stencil with a clear outline.
Print or transfer the image to paper. Glue the image to the back of the glass with tape.
Take the engraving tool and check that the attachment is securely fastened. If this is your first time using this activity, try drawing a few patterns on a piece of plastic or an old disc.
Apply the design by gently touching the glass surface with the tool.
Try engraving glass with a variety of attachments.
Don't start painting a complex painting right away. Hone your skills, starting with transferring simple ornaments, letters, elementary drawings to glass.
Polish the image with special attachments.
Wash the finished product thoroughly by removing glass dust.