Glass Alcohol Painting

Alcohol Painted Ceramic Tile (2019)


I took a short evening class at McMow Glass on painting glass with alcohol paints hoping to use them on stained glass and glass blowing projects. Although it is simple, relatively inexpensive, and the colors can be very vibrant; it lacks durability and color fastness.

The Process


  1. The glass is cleaned.
  2. The paint is applied.
  3. A protective coating is applied.

These web sites explain it very well.

In class the instructor, Patti emphasized: