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One-stroke painting on glass!.!.!.!.!.!.!?
What type of paint should I use!? I got some Delta glass paint and it is way too translucent- I think it is really intended for stained glass effects with liquid lead rather than for decorative painting!. I guess I got the wrong thing!. Any suggestions on what would work better!? Thanks! =)
p!.s!. I'm painting flowers and butterflies on Mason jars!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
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Liquitex Glossies sound as if they would work!. also, if Delta makes a white, mixing that into the colors will make them more opaque!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
Acrylics should work fine, just remember that there's almost always a direct correlation between price and opacity (unfortunately), it's really difficult to find cheap opaque paints!. I would suggest painting multiple layers, which is pretty easy with acrylics or craft paint, most of which dry in 5-10 minutes!.
also keep in mind that these will not be archival!. The only way to permanently color glass is by adding pigment while it's in a liquid state!. However, the paint will last longer if the glass is kept at a relatively stable temperature!. If the jars are meant to be inside, they'll probably last long enough, but if they're outside or exposed to more extreme hot and cold temps, the glass will expand and contract, causing the paint to crack and peel!.