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Fusing a Wedding Photo onto a Platter, Glass Fusing Project Tutorial

Fusible Decal Project

How do you get a photo onto a fused glass platter or bowl? By turning it into a fusible decal and fusing it on. This is exactly what this video tutorial is all about.

This project is actually a very belated wedding gift for my grandson and his partner. It is very belated, as I waited for ages to get opaque white glass supplied and, of course, I was very slack. Sorry, Jacob and Mikayla.

The video tutorial includes the design, materials, and equipment information, as well as the cutting of glass, firing and slumping.

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Will a 40+ Year Old Ceramic Decal Work on Fused Glass? Project Tutorial

Vintage Decal Glass Fusing Project

This 40+ year old ceramic decal has had a hard life. Will it still work, especially on fused glass?

Well, that’s a good question. It has been creased, beaten around, stained and more, but it’s a nice decal and worth trying.

Keep reading for more project information, and a YouTube video of the full tutorial adventure as I fuse up a platter, apply the decal and finally slump it into a nice platter shape.

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Making Fused Glass Wall / Standing Art Tutorial

Fused Glass Art

Doing something different in this tutorial. Making a fused glass wall art piece. I say ‘wall art’ but I’ll probably mount it on a stand. This is a fun project that you should try if you haven’t done something similar already.

The video tutorial is shot all in one clip so shows me applying the frit, along with mistakes and doubts, then firing it in the kiln to the final shape.

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Using a Fusible Decal to Make a Fused Glass Platter

Fused Glass Tutorial

In this video tutorial, I demonstrate making a custom fusible decal and using it to decorate a fused glass platter. The tutorial also shows how to make the platter and slump it into the required shape.

The video tutorial includes techniques for cutting the glass strips, fusing it all together, coldworking with a flat lap, and then finally slumping it in the kiln to the final shape.

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