I wanted to share a technique that I use when making dichroic glass jewelry with AAE Glass waterslide decals.
When I first started working with these decals, I would center them on the glass and complete the piece. The decal looked great and I could change the color of the background. These were great sellers. But after making hundreds of these it began to get repetitive. So I asked myself, "Self, how can we get creative with these pieces?"
I experimented with combining 2 decals on the same piece of glass. I remember it like it was yesterday. I put a tree of life decal on a pendant, I cut out some birds from another decal and put them above fthe tree of life. I used 2 decals for awhile and then I introduced a 3rd decal. Now whenever I look for inspiration, I lay out several different decals and put together a scene that I think people will like. Remember to be aware of your background colors when picking out your decals. Some decals may fit best with a blue or green background, or you can get really creative and make the background a sunset or sunrise .
I have created pendants with several decals in the past. If placed correctly on the glass, you should not be able to tell it consists of multiple decals. It should just look like one complete image.
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