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Why is photoresist important in the sandcarving process?

Photoresist helps speed up the process of mask-making and allows for much greater detail and consistent quality. The other option is to hand-cut a design with an Exacto knife and sandblast the mask. While this can be done for some designs, I wouldn’t want to attempt text on a crystal award this way.

Get more sandcarving questions answered in the February ’20 issue of A&E

   —Glassmith2

Braden Todd

Braden Todd

Braden Todd is a second-generation glass artist, and the owner and creative force behind Glassmith2, located in Boulder, Colorado.

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