A few tricks for a big treat: Reverse Painting on Glass
I was surprised to find out that painting on glass dates to the middle ages. Check out a very brief history of painting on glass here. It was traditionally used to capture religious iconography.
We're utilizing this fascinating approach to painting and connecting it to Dia de los Muertos imagery and retro Halloween icons.
My prototype is the Frida-esque skeleton pictured here at the top. Our craftinatrix Trish can't stop making them and her samples are pictured here as well. I'm in love with her 1940s black cat. And the portrait in profile is actually a shadow portrait of her toddler son with a sugar skull painted on the inside. Adorable and creepy!
All DPL locations will be closed November 27, and will close at 4 p.m. November 26. The Westwood Branch Library will be closed November 27-30. More...