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« on: September 08, 2010 01:37:23 PM »

This turned out spectacularly well, IMHO! I've used the double iridized sandwich technique (see: http://www.glasscraftsman.com/216-MACorPC.pdf)  plus copper foil for details such as whiskers, nose, and claws. The back sheet of glass is black rainbow irid and the top is clear rainbow irid with symmetrically opposite designs etched onto the iridized side with Armour Etch creme. The final step was to slump it into a bowl mold.











This is a gift for my daughter. She just moved out and misses our little black cat who inspired this bowl. And here he is inspecting the bowl!



The Mockingjay Tribute (http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=356674.0) was made with the same technique.
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« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2010 01:39:27 PM »

stunning!
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This is awesome! The double irid thing is working out really well.
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« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2010 03:08:18 PM »

How beautiful! I haven't got a clue about the technique, but I know that I'd like one!
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« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2010 03:52:30 PM »

This is gorgeous! I featured it on Craftster's Facebook page today. Thanks for sharing.  Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2010 03:56:26 PM »

Whoa! Thanks rackycoo!
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« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2010 05:04:14 PM »

One word, AWESOME! ok, let me toss in a few more, STUNNING! BEAUTIFUL! WOW!
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« Reply #7 on: September 08, 2010 05:04:24 PM »

omg, this is so stunning!
I love everything about it esp the oils slick type colours, and the great cat design.
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« Reply #8 on: September 08, 2010 08:08:17 PM »

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« Reply #9 on: September 09, 2010 07:33:55 AM »

This is stunning!! Shocked
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