How To Paint Wine Glasses

 Learning how to paint wine glasses requires a few specialty tools, a little time and plenty of creativity. The result is wine glasses that can be given out as gifts or used to dress up dinners or events. To paint wine glasses, choose paint that is meant to be used on glass and find a fine-tipped paint brush.  

Things you'll need:

  • Wine glass
  • Glass paint
  • Artwork (if necessary)
  • Clear tape
  • Paintbrush
  • Oven
  1. Start with a wine glass of any type. A clear glass will best show your paint design. You don't need an expensive glass to make your design shine–the design itself can make the glass look more expensive.
  2. Always use paint that is specifically made for glass. This paint is made to adhere to the slick surface of glass and will stay fixed to the glass when it is heated.
  3. If you want to use a printed design as your guide while you paint wine glasses, tape the design to the inside of the glass. Make sure the image shows through the area of the glass you want to paint. Paint directly on the glass, tracing the image. This can help you paint wine glasses accurately. When you are finished painting, remove the design from the inside of the glass.
  4. Heat the glass in the oven according to the directions given by the paint manufacturer. Anytime you paint wine glasses, you will likely have to take any racks out of the oven and stand the glasses up to prevent the paint from being smudged. After the heating has finished, place the glasses on a heat-resistant surface and allow them to cool before handling or washing them.



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