How To Mix Your Glass Paint

This is the true story of how my first teacher showed me how to mix my paint.

I did what she said.

I wasted a year.

This is what she said:

Take glass like this for the palette

And a knife like this

Now measure a small quantity of tracing black

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How To Make Sure Your Paint and Brushes Are Perfect For A Morning’s Work

The vital first 10 minutes

When you’ve limited time, it’s natural some people want to rush in and get started with their painting.

This never works.

Anyway, done correctly, it takes less than 10 minutes to get your glass paint into perfect form.

Let me show you what I mean. It’s all here in a quick video.

Dried Glass Paint

Back to work

So: I’ve been back in the studio for 4 days now.

I hadn’t used my paint for 16 days.

And one thing I noticed first thing on Monday: sealed as I said to do it here, my paint just took me 5 minutes to get it fresh and mixed again. Just 5 minutes.

And then of course the phone rang.