Glass painting has become a highly expressive art form and it's all because there are no boundaries. You can paint on any surface or shape you want. The painting process on glass is not an easy one. It can take weeks to complete and needs a lot of patience to properly apply each coat of paint or else it will start to peel off. It's very detailed too as even a single stroke changes the look of the final product. A glass painter has to be a good juggler of light, texture and color. They also have to be able to employ various types of paint (such as water-based or oil for example) to create the desired effect on their work.
Glass painting is a very new form of art because it contrast the color of glass that is transparent and reflective by adding layers of paint on top. The film is an intermediate surface- it's neither transparent nor reflective but can be perceived as either. In this way, metallic paints and stains, or gradients can be created. You can have different thicknesses for the brushstrokes too, if you want.
It's also an art form that can be done by kids & adults alike; not just professionals. With this form, you'll have the chance to exercise your creativity in new ways through trying different techniques and materials. You could find some glass painting materials to start on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3b6NKfQ
Glass paintings are a type of artwork that is painted with paint on the glass' surface. They can be a beautiful and iconic decoration for your home. They won't just fade with time, they'll also be passed down to other generations, becoming a part of your family history.
The materials I usually use for my videos and for my creations are:
-"Pebeo" Gold outliner: https://amzn.to/3c3iDly
-"Liquitex" Professional Gloss Gel Medium: https://amzn.to/3bLYCQ3
- "Pebeo" Transparent outliner for the texture on glass: https://amzn.to/3PaTtPZ
- "Marabu" solvent-based Yellow Glass Paint: https://amzn.to/3yODi5t
- "Marabu" solvent-based Bordeaux Glass Paint: https://amzn.to/3PbADZ1
- "Marabu" solvent-based Vermillion: Glass Paint: https://amzn.to/3OcQshn
- Cotton swabs: https://amzn.to/3uXKXMq
Also here are some book for Glass painting for very beginners:
The Glass Painting Book by Jane Dunsterville: https://amzn.to/3OE1PPj
Stained Glass Painting: Create the Look of Stained Glass the Easy Way: https://amzn.to/3ozwCCg
The Complete Guide to Glass Painting: Over 90 Techniques with 25 Original Projects and 400 Motifs by Alan D.Gear: https://amzn.to/3vfedyy
The Art of Painting on Glass: TECHNIQUES AND DESIGNS FOR STAINED GLASS by Albinas Elskus: https://amzn.to/3RZT4SL
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