Reverse glass painting is the art of painting an image on the reverse side of a piece of glass or glass object so that the image can be viewed from the unpainted side. This has been done since the beginning of the sixteenth century in Europe and is known in China during the early 18th century.
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Painting style has been used for religious art, abstract art, clock faces, realistic landscapes, and scenes with people and portraits. It is an art form that is very demanding, especially when performed as a realistic painting. The picture is actually painted in reverse order on the glass.
Details of completing the painting should be placed on the first glass and must be done accurately because it is immediately covered with the next phase of the painting. So to reverse glass painting portraits, pupils will be painted first, then the eyes, and so on in reverse order, finishing with the background.
When the glass is turned over, which meant the actual image viewed from the side that is not painted. Unlike stained glass, these paintings are meant to be installed on the wall with light shown on them, instead of the light going through them.
These paintings are generally made in a small village family workshop, with fewer paintings produced by stores larger in big cities. Many pictures painted is of religious subjects at the beginning of the art form.