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Reverse Glass Painting

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A fun way to try to reproduce art you like, is to paint the clear glass laid over the top of the artwork. This is a page about reverse glass painting.


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October 7, 2009

Want to be an instant (Oil/Watercolor) artist? Remove the glass from a new picture frame and tape the glass down over the picture image you desire. Get oils or watercolor paints and paint the picture on the glass; using the picture as your 'copy guide (better than 'by the numbers').

When finished, let dry and insert it in the frame with non-painted glass surface on the exterior. Now you have a reproduction and you did it (who is to know that it is a 'mirror image').

By Cajun from Collinsville, IL

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October 6, 20100 found this helpful

Wow, what an awesome idea. I can pretend that I am talented! Lol.
God Bless.
Trish in CT

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October 6, 20100 found this helpful

Now this is clever! What a great idea, and am definitely going to try this. Big thumbs up on this one. :)

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October 6, 20100 found this helpful

This will not work for watercolors. Might not even work for oils. The color will just bead up on the glass.



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October 6, 20100 found this helpful

I agree with abundantliving777 on that. Won't work.

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