Experiments in the use of glass in painting

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Lucy Bane Jeffries (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/
Gregory Ivy

Abstract: This project was conducted for the purpose of developing techniques of painting in the medium of glass and producing works using these techniques. Initial work in glass was primarily a problem in the manipulation of new (to the artist) material and an exploration of the potential of the medium for creative purposes. Research indicated that the chief usage of glass as an art material had been in the media of stained glass windows, mosaics, and etched and painted glass. Since this project was to be an experimental one it was considered the more worthwhile purpose to discover new ways of using glass rather than continue work in established techniques. One central idea governed the approach to each work: that the production seek to achieve a painterly quality using glass as the carrier of pigment.

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Language: English
Date: 1959

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