Stunt glass is typically made of sugar, because it looks translucent like glass and shatters in the same way that glass does but does not cut actors. To make stunt glass, you need 1 cup of sugar, a baking sheet, butter or baking paper, food coloring (if desired) and a candy thermometer. The process takes about 30 minutes.Know More
To prepare the pan, butter it or line it with baking paper, and place it into the refrigerator to cool.
Pour the sugar into a small pan on the stove on low heat. Stir the sugar continuously until it melts, which may take a while. With a candy thermometer, monitor the temperature of the melting sugar and remove it at the hard crack stage or when the thermometer is between 300 F and 310 F. If the mixture is cooked past the hard crack stage, it turns amber instead of being clear and the "windows" gain an amber tint.
To allow the sugar mixture to form into windowpanes, pour it into your chilled baking sheet and allow it to cool. If you wish to color your windows, add food coloring after the sugar has finished cooking and has cooled slightly.
To etch glass, you will need glass, window cleaner, a pattern, a pencil, contact and carbon paper, a soft cloth, a utility knife, a foam brush and latex gloves. Most glass etching can be finished in about 30 minutes, but the time can vary.Full Answer >
To make painted wine glasses, you must first clean them thoroughly, then use glass paint to paint designs onto the outside. You can paint freehand, or use stencils by taping designs to the inside of the wine glasses. After painting, the glasses need to be cured, ensuring the paint stays on permanently, by baking them briefly in the oven. Curing the wine glasses also ensures that they are dishwasher safe.Full Answer >
Sea glass is glass that has been thrown in the ocean and weathered by the salt water. Over many years, the glass loses its shine, becomes frosted with smooth edges and washes up on the beach.Full Answer >
Chalk markers and paint markers are two of the best types of writing utensils to use for writing on glass. These pens also work well on smooth, hard surfaces, such as metal or plastic.Full Answer >