These are one of the best kinds of paintings that are used as decorative pieces of art. Various colors are used on different kinds of glasses to paint pictures, natural elements and parts of imperial lifestyle or anything that comes to the mind of painter. This form of art enhances the overall look of an entire room or hall.
Glass painting is a stunning form of art practised by many of the Indian artists. The Indian glass painters cover a variety of subjects and themes. The glass paintings that depict events from the Mahabharata and Ramayana are some of the most popular.
Glass painting is a kind of drawing painted on the inside surface of transparent glass, executed with oil and hard resin or with watercolor and gum on glass sheets. Also known as reverse glass painting, engravings are laid down on the back of the glass, and painted from the reverse.
Eighteenth century saw the flowering of a distinct art form in India now popularly known as glass painting. Religious themes dominate these paintings however, court scenes and portraits also find place in these paintings.Glass paintings fall into two broad categories one comparatively courtly and the other folk. The main themes of the paintings were religious. Apart from religious themes secular subjects and the natural objects were also painted.