What is the best paint to use on glass?

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  • Tina worley Tina worley on Feb 10, 2018
    • Dawn Glennon Dawn Glennon on Feb 12, 2018
      Hi. I'm not sure what tempera is used for. I've only worked with acrylic paints. I do a lot of wood projects, so acrylics work the best for me. However I want to try something new for gifts, like painting coffee mugs, wine glasses and even mirrors.
      Thank You,
  • Kim Kim on Feb 10, 2018
    There is paint specifically for glass. You can find it in an art store or online.
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    • Kim Kim on Feb 12, 2018
      Cool! There is also stuff for etching that might be nice combined with paint on clear glass.
      I‘m sure friends will be thrilled with their gifts!
  • Flipturn Flipturn on Feb 11, 2018
    Where is the glass (interior, exterior) and what are you hoping to accomplish by painting the glass?
    • Dawn Glennon Dawn Glennon on Feb 11, 2018
      Hi. I want to paint on things like coffee mugs, wine glasses and mirrors. I thought it would be fun to try something new, plus they would make great gifts if they turn out right.
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    • Dawn Glennon Dawn Glennon on Feb 13, 2018
      Shoshana, Thank you for your help.
      I'm going to check out the link you gave to me. However knowing that acrylic enamel paints will work makes me a happy girl. Awesome!
      Thanks, Dawn
  • Flipturn Flipturn on Feb 13, 2018
    As for the coffee mugs, there is a particular kind of paint meant for use on dishes that will come into contact with food, and that can be safely washed without coming off.
    Yes, I agree that they would make unique personal hand-made gifts.
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