by Shawn Waggoner
Photography by anythingphoto.net
Michael Janis creates intricate glass powder drawings using the time-consuming sgraffito technique. Using crushed glass powder, he affects elements of light, color, and sequence by sifting the fine silica–based frit onto sheets of glass, then scraping and scratching the powder to reveal the design.
This article was originally published on page 32 of the May/June 2012 issue of Glass Art.