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.
Here’s a quick guide to how to organise your palette when you are tracing.
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.
Everyone knows how – if you leave your glass paint uncovered overnight – it’ll dry out. Which slows you down next time you paint again.
So everyone knows to cover and seal their lump of paint.
But that’s just the first thing you should do.