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post #1 of 4 Old 10-10-2009, 09:00 PM Thread Starter
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Sandblasted horse

I do glass work (when I'm not hanging out with my horse) and thought I'd share a 24" dia. piece that was inspired by my "Cody". It's sandblasted on flashed glass and titled "Pure Spirit". Hope you all enjoy it!
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post #2 of 4 Old 10-10-2009, 09:19 PM
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It's stunning!!!!!

Please, tell me more about this sand blasting technique. I have never heard of it. I love exploring different art techniques. Some, I try for myself, others I leave to the experts...lol.
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post #3 of 4 Old 10-10-2009, 09:53 PM Thread Starter
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Well, I use aluminum oxide as an abrasive and you need a sandblaster and a compressor. I use a pretty heavy resist that has a adhesive backing that sticks to the glass. You can draw your design directly on the resist or transfer the design onto the resist from a separate drawing. Then each part of the design must be cut (with an exacto knife) & sandblasted seperately in the proper order so you get the correct foreground/background.
The glass here is "flashed" (meaning the colored glass is a thin coating on clear glass), but you can sandblast on any kind of glass.
Very basically, that's it! I really like it!
You do very nice work yourself!!
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post #4 of 4 Old 10-10-2009, 11:04 PM
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Wow, gorgeous!
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