Adding detail with a pen.
Adding detail with a pen in Glass painting.

This is our second article on adding¬†detail with a pen in Glass painting. I was fairly happy with the pens I used previously but they did have some issues. In this article I review two “Paint Pens”. One is a proper Vitrea 160 pen by Pebeo. It was quite expensive (relatively) and the tip was […]

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Using a Pen in Glass Painting.
Using a Pen in Glass Painting.

Using a pen in glass painting can add a lot of detail to your work. Obviously it needs to be a certain sort of pen. I used a “N850 Pentel Permanent marker” which was fine although a little thick for finer work. I had tried several other which I thought might working including a proper […]

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Learning Colours with Peelable Glass Paints.
Fun with Peelable Glass Paints.

This is rather a non-serious article with a few suggestions for having fun with peelable glass paints. We have other guides and projects on this site about making window stickers with the, painting jam/mason jars etc. but there are other things you can do with them as well. The paints used in this guide are […]

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Flower Lightcatcher using peel offs.
Using Peel off stickers in Glass Painting.

A short article on using peel off stickers in Glass Painting.¬† Many people will see this as an “easy” option but in many cases it really isn’t. The peel offs, especially the smaller ones, can be very difficult to paint. The peel off sticker do give a really nice and clear outline but it is […]

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Glass Painting Film. Vase.
Glass Painting Film. An Introduction.

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 places where it would be impossible to use the flood […]

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Pebeo Virail Glass Paints. Vase.
Glass Painting 3d Objects: Easy outlining technique.

Glass Painting 3d Objects: Easy outlining technique. Glass Painting on 3d objects such as Vases, round lamps etc. is one of the most difficult techniques. We already have a video on the site which will help you with this but now we’d like to introduce a particular technique which will help you with the outlining, […]

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Making and Using Peelable Glass Paint.
Making Window Stickers with 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 want. This makes them ideal of Christmas decorations or decorations […]

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

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 life of me I can’t work out why. They are […]

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Working with Adhesive Lead
Working With Adhesive Lead

Working With Adhesive Lead Part 1. Making Your Own Blank Glass Roundle. To make this glass roundel you will need the following: 3mm float glass cut to the size you require. 9mm or 12mm FLAT profile lead. small piece of fuse wire. Boning Tool. Scissors. Sharp Implement to make a small hole in the lead. […]

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Glass Painting 3d Objects.
Glass Painting 3d Objects.

Glass Painting 3d Objects. Much of the glass painting on this site concerns painting of flat surfaces, or painting on glass painting film whilst flat and then moving it onto another surface. However the most difficult type of glass painting is painting a non flat/3d surface like a vase, candle holder etc. Whilst this will […]

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