Stained Glass Cats Feline Votive

This glass votive is etched by hand and finished with a clear label I printed from my artwork “Stained Glass Cats”. It’s made from a purchased glass vase 3.25″  x 3.25″ and comes with an LED tea light. Price includes shipping.



Stained Glass Cats votive.

I etched the inside of the vase to better diffuse the light from the candle, then printed the design on a purchased clear vinyl label and burnished it onto the vase.

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Here’s an idea that’s been occurring to me lately as I watch the cats in the sun by the dining room window in early May. I love the way the glass in a stained glass panel is shaded light toward the center of its shape, darker outside by the shadow from the lead between the shapes, and even the rippled quality of the color in many pieces of glass. I’d considered oil pastel for this but they weren’t handy when Jelly Bean, Mewsette and Giuseppe gathered in the late afternoon sun in the dining room window. The geranium leaves were aglow, shadows were deep and colorful, and each cat is its unique color. I followed the simplified shapes and colors I saw through squinted eyes.

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