Glass and Print

Glass and Print

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The great variety of aesthetic expression possible in printmaking techniques and the unique qualities of glass are explored in Glass and Print, through numerous illustrations and examinations of pieces utilizing both materials. The combination of glass and printmaking offers tremendous potential for artists accustomed to working with either medium.


Many techniques may be employed in working with the two. In kiln-forming glass, printed imagery can be sandwiched within a glass form. Relief surfaces can be created by casting glass into molds taken from relief printing blocks. In glass blowing, prints can be enclosed within the glass and blown into three-dimensional shapes. Images can be directly screenprinted onto sheets of flat or architectural glass.


Kevin Petrie examines the properties of the materials and methods used in working with glass and print. He offers a range of case studies by international artists and students that showcases the exciting potential and diversity of approaches possible, with practical applications for incorporating these techniques into any artist's repertoire.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 10.16mm | 340.19g
  • Pennsylvania, United States
  • English
  • 160 color illus.
  • 0812219465
  • 9780812219463
  • 256,173

Table of contents

A historical overview

Materials for glass and print

Preparing artwork

Direct screenprinting

Screenprinted transfers

Relief printing

Integrated glass prints

Printing from an etching plate onto glass

Resists for sandblasting

Resists for etching glass

Photography and glass

Digital and laser prints

"Vitreography"-printing from glass onto paper
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About Kevin Petrie

Kevin Petrie is Programme Leader for the Master of Arts in Glass at the University of Sunderland.
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