Pate De Verre Explained…

Here is a great article I came across explaining the different aspects and processes of Pate De Verre and how to make stunning glass sculptures from this process.

Excerpt:
“in France,when we use the words ‘pâte de verre’, it’s not referring to the Egyptians’ technique… You’re right, pâte de verre was originally painting a paste into a mould. But nowadays, in France, this painting is called stamping “estampage” : you mix glass powder with gum arabic for example, and put it by hand with a brush into the mould), and can be used in the pâte de verre process if needed, but it’s optional.

Full article on THIS PAGE

Want to know my thoughts on Pate De Verre CLICK HERE

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