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Abstract glass painting

It’s easy to create this vibrant reverse painting on glass with a little bit of help from Resene.

Make an abstract glass painting
Left: Monochrome option. Right: Abstract glass painting

Resene art with Mark Rayner - Project 106

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need:

To get the look: Mark painted the background wall with Resene SpaceCote Flat tinted to Resene Romantic.

Other ideas: For a monochrome effect use a selection of Resene whites, greys and black.

How to make an abstract glass painting:

Step 1 Step one
Remove the backing board from the picture frame.
Step 2 Step two
Wipe the glass with a clean cloth.
Step 3 Step three
Remove the spacers from the picture frame and apply a bead of silicon around the edge of the glass.
Step 4 Step four
Carefully replace the spacers and allow the silicon to dry.
Step 5 Step five
With the picture frame face down, carefully drip a circle of Resene Pursuit in the centre of the glass and then drip a ring of Resene Anakiwa around this.
Step 6 Step six
Follow this with rings of Resene Havelock Blue and Resene Half Resolution Blue, as shown.
Step 7 Step seven
Then drip rings of Resene Bowie and Resene Captain Cook.
Step 8 Step eight
Finally drip rings of Resene Blue Lagoon, Resene Bunting and Resene Salsa. Allow the paint to dry thoroughly and then replace the backing board.

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