If you use solvent based paint when painting on plexiglass the sheet surface will become soft and distorted.
Acrylic painting on glass sheet.
Liquid or self adhesive leading strips are most often used if you are painting a stained glass style acrylic sheet.
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Acrylic sheet is sensitive to solvents.
Instead opt for acrylic based paints.
A water based paint based on latex gives the best results but you must use a good primer for this.
Its higher impact strength makes it a great glass replacement for applications such as garage door windows storm windows and other glazing needs.
Baking and sealing acrylic paint on glass if you are having trouble with the paint sticking to the glass it is a good idea to apply an all purpose sealer on the area that you wish to paint before you make the initial outlines.
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If you are using some good quality paint it will stick to the glass much better and won t need to be heated to set.
Looking to paint acrylic glass or a clear plastic.
Using an acrylic spray paint spray the sheets.
If you substitute the mod podge be sure that you use white glue.
You can also replace the glass with transparent plastic paper or a4 plastic pockets will also work well.
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Paint the open spaces with enamel paint for an opaque finish.
First you can glue you painting onto a sheet of glass using good glass glue and then hang it with suction cups as seen in step 8.
Step 5 paint the open spaces between the outlines with glass paint or stained glass paint for a translucent finish.
Avoid oil based paints which can melt the plexiglas.
If you did you painting on a piece of cling wrap there are a couple of different options for hanging it.
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If you don t have food coloring on hand you can also use acrylic paints.
Acrylic glass paint specialized acrylic paint should be used when painting on glass.
There are a couple of steps to do this.
Again hold the spray or nozzle about 8 inches from the plexiglas.
The paint can then react with the plexiglass which results in very poor results.