Reverse Glass Painting
Get the beauty of stained glass without the fuss by making a reverse glass painting. This painting style has been a popular art form and craft for many centuries from the Middle Ages to the present. This activity involves the careful application of paint in layers onto the back of a piece of clear glass. Reverse glass painting will not only help your child to create a beautiful work of art, but will also increase critical thinking skills, problem solving abilities, and the understanding of multiple art concepts such as line, shape, and color.
What You Need:
- 5" X 7" piece of drawing paper such as printer paper
- Permanent marker
- 5" X 7" Plexiglas, usually found in an art or craft store
- Acrylic paint
- Paint brush