Would you like to learn an old world painting technique with a unique contemporary spin? Would you like to learn from an artist and instructor that has worked out all the kinks and challenges to make this process as fun and creative as possible? If you answered “yes,” then Reverse Painting on Glass with Lynn Leahy is the one for you.
Reverse Painting on Glass is the process of painting on one side of clear glass knowing it is going to be viewed on the opposite side. Imagine touching a piece of painted glass and it is completely slick and smooth because the entire painting is on the back side. Imagine the ways you can incorporate this method into your art practice. There are so many ways you can use this technique once you have learned the methods Lynn is teaching in this online course.
In this course you will learn:
- The best glass choices
- Lynn’s favorite paints and other supplies
- How to transfer a stamp image to clear glass
- How to trace an image to glass
- Lynn’s favorite palette for flowers and figures
- How to paint the first layer from the back of the viewed glass
- How to seal the first layer
- How to add highlights in the second and third layers for more depth and interest
- How create a larger multiple flat glass grid piece
- How to hold the glass without smudging the paint
- How to complete the pieces for display
You will be so inspired once you have watched this course where you will see the endless possibilities of creating with Lynn’s methods. This course is designed for any level of creator even if you are new to the medium of painting.
Lynn has included her very in-depth suggested supply and resource list for this course.
Lynn holds a unique place in the world of mixed media artists. She loves to paint and specifically does it in reverse on glass. Reverse painting on glass has been a primary focus of Lynn's artwork for many years and she has developed her own process for this technique. With a focus on interpreting the human figure she uses the intensity of color to draw attention to movement and emotion. Combining sculptural elements to her artwork helps her continue telling her story.
Lynn is well established in the art and teaching community and shares her artistic passion through various art retreats.
As a founding partner of Tesoro Del Corazon, LLC she has helped provide Mixed Media art workshops in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico for over 10 years.
Building on her international resume, Lynn teaches often in southern France and has been since 2016.
Her award winning work is exhibited and collected around the world.
StartHow to stamp on a flat glass tile (8:10)
StartReverse painting on glass: Facial features layer one "The Lady" (18:37)
StartPainting the hair and jacket for layer one (7:39)
StartSealing with Mod Podge (3:21)
StartPainting layer two, "The Lady" (4:37)
StartBackground stamping on flat glass (1:36)
StartPainting the background "The Lady" (3:56)
StartFinal coat of paint on the background "The Lady" (2:17)