Stained glass is a talented and skilled craftsman who specializes in bringing all kinds of designs to life.
To produce a solid and aesthetic art, the artist uses a series of tools and techniques of the trade. Here is a brief (and simplified) summary of the process that stained glass artists use to create colorful designs seen in churches, government buildings, and private homes.
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Create a template
Before an artist brings the work to life with small, large pieces of colored glass, he first produces detailed images of the entire image. This image should be the same size as opening a window or other area where the art is displayed.
The glass pieces must be attached to the leader to make the final project, so the line to show where this leader will go should also be included in the template. Compared to the finish, this template is relatively simple in appearance.
Necessary glass cutting pieces
Glass cutting is a technique that must be mastered by all stained glass artists. They can use a variety of glass cutting tools to the size and shape required for stained glass design.
A glass cut carbon steel is a very good choice when precision is important, while diamond cut glass can be used even on very hard glass.
There are also special tools that stained glass artists use when they need to cut the glass into a perfect circle. It works the same way like a compass in a math set. A suction cup is used to mark the center of the circle and then the arm is rotated to print the glass.