Category Archives: glass on glass art

Just Needs a Little Light

Used a simple 8 x 10 white picture frame from Ikea … glued the piece of glass into the frame (with Weldbond) and let it dry overnight.

The little glass fish dish was the catalyst … the rest of the glass pieces were magically glued into place with Clear e6000 adhesive.

Doesn’t look like much but …. In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary. ~Aaron Rose

Glass on Glass Project #3

Shadows only mean that there is light nearby. Go to the light … 

Pisces Girl
“Swimming with the Fishes” glass on glass Sold.

Feeling very accomplished this week. All is good.

as always … work in a well ventilated room when using toxic adhesives and always wear safety glasses when working with glass!

Glass on Glass 10 Pane

A 10-panel vintage window from Orange, California that survived the trip back to the Midwest. Pretty big window measuring 5′ feet x 2′ feet … which meant taking a bite out of my vintage glass collection.

The vintage windows desired for this art form should be sturdy with a thicker glass that doesn’t wiggle or show separation (rotting)  from the frame … not even a little bit.

I use E6000 Clear Adhesive to glue the glass to the glass, in a well ventilated room, with a wheeled tile cutter, a small hammer – on a sturdy surface – wearing safety glasses with a first aid kit near by … but not children or pets.  Safety First – Always wear safety glasses when breaking or cutting random glass dishes, cups and/or glass objects. Depending on the type of glass they can and some will shatter in a bazillion pieces … maybe more. Be careful.  

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This window was probably hung the wide way over an old store front somewhere.

Clean the window with a vinegar & water mixture – a couple of times – and let it dry.  Glue glass pieces into place filling in with cut glass pieces, clear glass gems, marbles and the like …

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You don't find inspiration. It finds you.

Work in a well ventilated area.

Perfect first pass and not a single piece glued.
Perfect first pass and not a single piece glued.

Glass on Glass – 10 Panes – Private Collection

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10 panes © mara lee

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Glass on Glass Reboot

The new studio is still under construction so we moved a little desk into the corner of the porch/laundry room/back entrance for now.  Thanks, Robbie.

Studio Design Working in a small space is challenging and limits the amount of available materials but it also forces tidiness and focus which are really good things.

Glass on Glass Vintage Window Art Unfortunately – and fortunately – the earning a living and still unpacking things tend to get in the way of being a gypsy full time but I’m still having a blast getting there.

Glass on Glass Vintage Window Art The truth is … my dream progress is still happening behind the scenes and I’m quite proud of myself for making the time to create a new glass on glass vintage window project and filming the whole thing.

My little sis watched the video, she liked it, laughed a little and was even inspired to start creating her own peace so … I’m going to film the ending this weekend and hand it off to RJM to finish the edit and publish. I’ll keep you posted.

Have a great weekend!

Glass on Glass Vintage Window Art

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