Friday, August 31, 2012

Kishore Kumar - Portrait on Glass by CristalArt

Kishore Kumar was not only a popular playback singer but also an actor, a producer and a director. He learnt yodeling by listening to his brother Anoop Kumar's Australian records.
Kishore Kumar sang in many Indian languages including Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Bhojpuri, Malayalam and Oriya.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Glass Wall Clock for Home Decor

Wall clocks are not just meant to be used to keep track of time. Instead, they have become a statement of personal style and taste.

A handmade glass wall clock enhances the beauty of the wall where it is hanged. Moreover the clock can be customized by shape, size and design according to the decor and the color of the room.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Oldest Stained Glass at Augsburg Cathedral, Germany

Some of the earliest known examples of coloured window glass, datable to 800–820, were recovered in excavations at the Abbey of San Vicenzo in Volturno, Italy. 
Glass of the same colour ranges and similar date is also found in England, at the monastic sites of Jarrow and Monkwearmouth, and at other sites in the north of England.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Painting on Dishes

Painted Dishes are amongst simple handmade gift items. Using glass paints on ceramic dish produces an alluring effect.

The painted dishes can be either placed on tables with a stand or can be hanged on the wall with suitable arrangements. The chosen ceramic dish can be of any shape be it round or oval.

Friday, August 24, 2012

Glass Table Top in Blue-Bronze

Glass painting can be represented in various forms. Here a flower and leaf motif has been reflected as a glass table with the blue-bronze color combination.

The glass has been painted with the reverse glass painting technique. Matching colored stones has been placed on the top to enhance the attractiveness.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Glass Table Top in Maroon-Gold

The image depicts a glass painted table. A flower and leaf motif has been reflected on glass using the maroon-gold color combination.

The glass has been painted by the reverse glass painting technique. Matching colored stones has been fixed as the outline border on the topside to enhance the attractiveness.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Lord Jagannatha Glass Painting

Jagannatha (or Jagannath) is a deity worshiped primarily by Hindu and Buddhist people, mainly in the Indian state of Orissa. Jagannatha is considered a form of Vishnu by the Hindus and Buddha by Buddhists. 

Jagannatha is worshipped as part of a triad "Ratnabedi" along with his brother Balabhadra deva and sister devi Subhadra.

Monday, August 20, 2012

Girl With Peacock - Glass Painting by CristalArt

The glass painting depicts the image of a traditional Indian Woman with a peacock.

The painting has been done on glass using glass colors and liners. 
Colored glitters and metallic glass liners has also been used for decoration purposes.

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Etching Glass Effect

Etching refers to the technique of creating art on the surface of glass by applying acidic, caustic, or abrasive substances. Traditionally this was done after the glass was blown or cast.

Glass etching is usually done at home using etching cream on glass with the help of stencils curved out of vinyl sheets.

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Stained Glass Patterns

Stained glass, as an art form, reached its height in the Middle Ages when it became a major pictorial form and was used to illustrate the narratives of the Bible to a largely illiterate populace.

A stained glass is actually formed by combining pieces of colored glass to form a shape or design by various engineering techniques undergoing the process of glass manufacturing.

Here stained glass patterns have been reflected on glass at home by the reverse glass painting technique.

Friday, August 10, 2012

Ganesha Designs for Glass Painting

There are indefinite motifs of Lord Ganesha. This is a fortitude for an artist to represent Ganesha by its various shapes and forms.
Here the same has been explored with glass painting.

Monday, August 6, 2012

Portrait Painting on Glass

A portrait is a painting, photograph, sculpture, or other artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant. 

The intent is to display the likeness, personality, and even the mood of the person.

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Tips for improving Glass Painting Designs

Creating a simple glass painting design is quite an easy task. But creating a quality glass painting design involves a lot of planning and precautionary measures. There are in-numerous tips and tricks for guidance through the entire process of creating a glass painting design. 

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Shah Rukh Khan - Portrait on Glass by CristalArt

Shah Rukh Khan is famous as the King Khan of Bollywood.
He is from amongst those few actors who have no filmy connections and still have managed to make it to the top in Bollywood  by true grit!
Here his silhouette has been recreated on glass in a very simple manner using fine liner and bound with a matching frame.

Friday, August 3, 2012

Mahatma Gandhi - Portrait on Glass by CristalArt

Mahatma Gandhi was the political and ideological leader of India. He pioneered mass civil disobedience firmly founded in total non-violence.
Gandhi led nationwide campaigns for easing poverty, expanding women's rights, building religious and ethnic amity, ending untouchability, increasing economic self-reliance, and above all for achieving Swaraj—the independence of India from British domination.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Mother Teresa - Portrait on Glass by CristalArt

Mother Teresa was the founder of the Order of the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic congregation of women dedicated to helping the poor. For over 45 years, she ministered to the poor, sick, orphaned, and dying, while guiding the Missionaries of Charity's expansion.

As a respect to her contribution to the society, her silhouette has been produced on glass.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Swami Vivekananda - Portrait on Glass by CristalArt

Swami Vivekananda was a spiritual leader and activist who attempted to combine Indian spirituality with Western ideas. 
Swami Vivekananda showed an inclination towards spirituality and God realisation.
His image has been reproduced on glass with a single shade of glass liner and bound with a matching frame.