Basic Painting Skills
Basic Painting Skills in Glass Painting.

Basic Painting Skills. In this article we show your the basics of how to do Glass Painting,there are plenty of “how tos” as well as some basic hints and tips. The first thing we are going to paint is a lightcatcher, also know as a suncatcher or roundle. These are generally one of the easiest […]

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Learn Basic Glass Painting Techniques
Basic Glass Painting. Flood filling.

Basic Glass Painting. Flood filling. This video shows you the very basics of painting with Glass Paints. It shows the “flood fill” method of glass painting which is used on flat areas. If you would like a copy of the sheet used in this video CLICK HERE . Once the image has opened just right click […]

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Glass Painted Dolphin Suncatcher.
Dolphin Suncatcher. Glass Painting

Glass Painting: Dolphin Suncatcher. Glass Painting a flat roundle with a dolphin on it. Outliner is by Rainbow Glass (Alan and Barrys Crafts) and the Paints are Rainbow Glass Solvent based Paints. Unfortunately Rainbow Glass no longer exists but there is no reason you can’t make this design with alternative paints and outliner. In fact […]

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Blending Glass Paints
Blending Glass Paints. A Guide.

Blending Glass Paints   This video shows you how to blend glass paints using the flood fill technique. The video show a range of glass paints being used, waterbased and solvent based, transparent and pearl. Blending the paints is a basic glass painting technique which you can use to give your project shading, variation in […]

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Glass Painting Film and Pearlised Paints
Glass Painting Film and Pearlised Paints

Glass Painting Film and Pearlised Paints.   Glass Painting with Alan Gear from Rainbow Glass. How to use clear glass painting film and Pearlised solvent based glass Paints. It can be quite difficult to find clear glass painting film since Rainbow Glass stopped doing it but self-adhesive acetate works just as well with most glass […]

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Glass Painting Stippling and Sponging techniques
Glass Painting Stippling and Sponging.

Glass Painting Stippling and Sponging techniques.   Glass Painting with Barry Freestone from Rainbow Glass. Two different methods of applying glass paints: sponging and stippling. The Water-based Glass Paints used in the video were made by Rainbow Glass (Alan and Barrys Crafts). Unfortunate that company no longer exists. but any think water-based glass paint should do. […]

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Making Your Own Blank Suncatcher
Making Your Own Blank Suncatcher.

Working With Adhesive Lead Part 2. Making Your Own Blank Suncatcher. To make this lightcatcher you will need the following: 3mm float glass cut to the size you require. 9mm or 12mm FLAT profile lead. 2 small pieces of fuse wire/paper clips. Boning Tool (or something hard plastic). Scissors. Sharp Implement to make a small […]

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