‘Alhambra’ enamelled glass dish

Experiment

Screen printed enamel glass dish

Material

Glass

Craft

Tinkering

General Technique

Surface modifying

Specific Technique

Enamel

Properties & Qualities

Application

Product

Qualities

Colourful

Colour

Brown

Sample Information

Date of Creation

2018

Culture & Context

Inspired by Alhambra tile pattern

Process & Production

Circle of 15cm diameter float glass 4mm thick
Stencil design created in illustrator, printed and transferred to silkscreen 77 mesh.
Black enamel (Degussa firing paint) mixed with screen print medium and screen printed onto tinned side of float glass and fired to 630C (top temperature) with a 10 minute soak.
White enamel (Degussa firing paint) mixed with screen print medium and open mesh screen printed over black image and fired to 630C (top temperature) with a 10 minute soak.
Glass circle slumped into plaster mould in kiln.

Credits

Craft Maker

Katie Fawcett

Library Contributor

Katie Fawcett UWTSD

Photographer

Amanda Roberts