Our collection of guides on the basic techniques used in glass painting.

Glass Painting Film. Vase.

Glass painting film is simply a clear adhesive film on a clear back ground. You use it initially as if it were a flat piece of glass. put your design underneath, outline and paint. After that however it can be cut out and stuck in…

Making and Using Peelable Glass Paint.

Well there are lots of names for these; window stickers, peelies, window clings. Whatever you call them this article will show you how to go about making window stickers with glass paint. These stickers can be added to and taken of a window whenever you…

Making a Piping Bag for Glass Painting. Fig.4.

Making a Piping Bag for Glass Painting. There are 3 different ways of applying the outliner. From a piping bag, from a bottle and from a tube (like a smaller version of a toothpaste tube. The tubes have become really popular lately and for the…

Basic Outlining Guide for Glass Painting.

Basic Outlining Guide. There are obviously many different techniques involved in glass painting and different crafts people will have their own favorites. We are not trying to say that the following are the definitive techniques, just the one which we feel comfortable with! There are two…

Glass Painting Outlining techniques video

Glass Painting Outlining.   As outlining is the part of glass painting that most people seem to have a problem with, our first “video guide” is on how to outline using a piping bag. The video shows you both how to make the bag and…

Guide to Basic Outlining Skills including Video.

Basic Outlining Skills Video.   Now they’ve moved on to TV presenting and Paper Crafts (mainly) it’s quite easy to forgot what great glass painters Alan and Barry were (and probably still are). Outlining is a part of glass painting which many people find difficult…

Basic Outlining Techniques Video

Basic Outlining Techniques2.   In this video Alan Gear from Rainbow Glass (Alan and Barrys Crafts) shows us some basic outlining techniques. He also shows how to make coloured outliner from their Waterbased paints and how to use it. This enables you to make outliner…

Outlining Lettering Basic Outlining Skills.

Outlining Lettering. Basic Outlining Skills Part 3.   In this video Alan Gear from Rainbow Glass (Alan and Barrys Crafts) shows us how to use coloured outliner for lettering. This is the third part of the outlining video from Alan and Barry. They all contain…