What is a Glassline?

What is a Glassline?

A common term to mean the line determined by glass along the perimeter of a building. Glass line depending on the measurement standard used can determine the boundary of the measured area of a building.

What is Glassline paint?

Glassline pens are a lining and shading material for glass. They are easy to use and can be applied between multiple layers of glass or on the top surface for a complex dimensional look. Glassline pens can also be thinned with water or sprayed to achieve subtle shading variations.

Is Glassline an enamel?

GLASS ENAMELPAINTS: Glass ENAMELS, BUBBLE PAINTS and GLASSLINE PAINT PENS come in wide variety of choices. With a wide variety of kiln fired paints, you will have complete creative freedom when designing your glass artwork. These glass enamel paints can also be used with Float Glass and Stained Glass artwork.

Can you mix Glassline paints?

While Glassline Paints aren’t like acrylics in that they can be mixed with abandon to produce totally predictable blends, you can mix them.

How do you use a Glassline pen?

Use with the tip set for accurate drawing and writing, or simply use exactly like paints, applying with a brush. The pens may be applied between multiple layers of glass or on the top surface for a complex dimensional look. The pens may also be sprayed to create subtle shading variations.

How do you use Glassline bubble paint?

Simply thin with a small amount of water and spray onto the glass. This allows you to apply a smooth coating without any brush strokes. Once the Glassline has dried you can scratch areas off exposing the colour of the glass. All the Glassline pens are compatible with all types of glass including float, CoE90 and CoE96.

Do I need special paint for glass?

At least three types of paint may be used on glass: acrylic enamel, acrylics marked as suitable for tile or glass, and specially formulated solvent-based paints. Your local store is likely to carry a range of options (view example on Amazon).

Why did my fused glass bubble?

If glass is heated too rapidly, the edges of larger pieces can soften and fuse before their interiors do. This earlier fusing of edges may trap air between layers, resulting in bubbles. You can reduce unwanted air bubbles by adding a pre-rapid heat soak to the firing cycle.

What is Bullicante?

Bullicante: This is applied to very thick glass. It consists of overlaying several layers of air bubbles in a grid pattern within the vitreous wall. This mass is then pulled with the blowpipe which creates tiny depressions imprinted in a regular pattern on its surface.