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This glass painting is made using fevicryl's water based glass colours. It is easy and simple to make and looks no less than a professional.

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How To Do it YourselfHow To Do it Yourself

step 1

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The design is the key to a great glass painting. Choose a design or get ideas from the internet, or you can be creative and draw your own like I did. I'd recommend to draw a rough design using a pencil first.

step 2

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Complete your design. Show it to other people and ask if it looks good. Taking opinions of other people also helps you to end up with a great design.

step 3

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Use a marker to darken the rough pencil sketch for even and fine lines so that it is visible through the glass.

step 4

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Your final design is ready. Check if you need to add something else before moving ahead. I'd recommend to not overcrowd your design with lots of shapes; leaving spaces in between makes it look more beautiful and professional.

step 5

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Carefully place the glass on your design and don't forget to gather all the materials you need. Grab a couple of dry tissue papers and keep it aside because you'll need it while using the 3D outliner and colours.

step 6

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Patiently trace the design while applying constant pressure throughout and keep cleaning the nozzle of the 3D outliner with a dry tissue paper. It dries real quick but I kept it aside for about 2 hours to dry completely.

step 7

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Start colouring gently. The colour is applied direclty to the glass through the tubes. Avoid air bubbles. Remove air bubbles using a sharp pin. It dries quickly but I let it dry for 24 hours in a dust-free corner of the room to dry completely.

step 8

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Your painting is almost ready. Here's a trick, do multiple layers after the previous one dries to get a darker shade. You can look at the two different shades of green in the leaves. You can get the darker shade by using the trick I mentioned.

step 9

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Just get it framed and your glass painting is ready to show off! People generally use crushed aluminium foil (for shine) for the background but I went for a cream-coloured paper to give it an authentic look. Hope you guys find it helpful.

You Will NeedYou Will Need

Pencil, eraser, marker, drawing sheet (27.5×37.4cm), glass (12"×16"), fevicryl's water based glass colours with 3D outliner, tissue paper (for cleaning)

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