I have a full sheet so I can cut strips and cut the sizes I need to put onto the blanks. I did some that were just on the vanilla and some that ran over onto the Carmel to see what they would look like. I cut then I trimmed the corners so they were rounded
Once I had the size I wanted I put into warm water - they say face down but for me it did not matterYou leave in until it starts to pull away from backing - just touch and slide a bit - pick up at put the starter edge on the glass blank (dont worry you can move it around once all on the blank)
Once all on the blank - I use paper towel and dab the water and work from centre to edge pushing the water out. As it comes out the paper-towel soaks it up. Dab a few more times.
Some people put glass caps on but I find they distort the nice clean line of the artwork.
In our next step I put a thin layer of liquid glass frit. and it seals my image onto the piece and leaves a nice crisp clear image.
I plan on putting decals onto my beads as well - hopefully in the next week I'll make some bead blanks and start working on those as well - same process except I'll make the beads on mandrels and then add the decal and refire in the fusing kilns.
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