40 Stained Glass


STEP ONE The challenge of stained glass is that it has very saturated color and is translucent. The keys are to start with light, bright colors before adding darker tones, and to add the very dark strips between the panes last so the edges stay crisp and dark crumbs don’t pollute the panes. Begin with an outline of the panes and strips. Erase as much of the outline as you can and still see it, so the graphite lines won’t show through the light colors to come.

STEP TWO For the first layer of color, keep all your pencils very ...

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