Paint Glass With Acrylic

Acrylic paints are suitable for a very wide range of surfaces and materials – including glass.

For best results, a primer should be used over the smooth glass surface.

When choosing the right acrylic paint for painting over glass, consider your various requirements and needs for the project.

This refers to how solid the color is, which is something that will affect the overall brightness.


You can choose between various paint finishes to achieve your ideal final look.


A lightfast paint will maintain its pigment and will offer resistance to UV rays and fading.


Never mix together two paints of different consistencies, as this will result in an inconsistent painting.


Painting on glass with acrylics at home is best done on smaller glass items, as bigger pieces will need to be baked in a professional kiln.