Step 5: Painting the Lamp Shade I: Apply Liquid Lead

Apply the liquid lead following the traced lines of your design.

If your lamp shade design doesn't end in a straight edge, then let the liquid lead dry in the rest of the design, and cut the shape of the edge of the lamp shade following the figures in the edge. Then apply the liquid lead to the edge.

Please take note that, apart from high-tech adhesives for PET, nothing sticks to it. So we are creating a shell on top of the PET. If after the liquid lead is dry, apply some more on the back side of the edge.
<p>Thank you, still holding up as my bed side table lamp.</p>
<p>Nice work.</p><p>I like the way you made all parts of the lamp , including the base..</p><p>Looks very good too , well done.</p>
<p>I have been looking for something like this for a long time. This is AWESOME!! Thank you!!! :-)</p>
How did it hold up with the heat of the lamp on it?
I use a fluorescent saving power lamp, it hold up quite well. But if you use a led light bulb will be even better. Don't ever use a normal light bulb! It will melt the whole thing up!
I wonder if gel pens would work for multiple different color possibilities or whether their ink composition is too different.
wonderful,amazing,awesome, many thanks from Iran.
Have no compliments enough to give you. IT IS A MASTERPIECE. Thanks a lot!
Thanks to every one for the nice comments. Sorry for the horrible English, is not my first language.
Wow. Beautiful work.
This is brilliant!! I also thought at some point you'd used stained glass and then when I read through your instructable I was blown away. Very, very intricate work .... well done!
That is amazing! I thought it was real stained glass when I clicked on it! Very beautiful :)
Thank you so much for your comment. Is my first instructable, thank you again!

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