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FolkArt ® Enamels™ - 2 oz.
The ultimate paint for glass and ceramics, FolkArt ® Enamels are truly an artist's dream come...
FolkArt ® Enamels™ Paint Sets
FolkArt ® Enamels™ Paint Sets are perfect for small projects and gift making. Sets range from...
FolkArt ® Enamels™ Mediums
FolkArt ® Enamels™ Mediums provide additional flexibility to painting with FolkArt Enamels....

FolkArt Enamels

The perfect paint for glass and ceramics! Fabulous FolkArt® Enamels provide rich opaque color, an easy application and exceptional durability. Available in a fantastic color selection including brilliant metallics, FolkArt Enamels require no surface preparation—simply brush on to paint!  Air-dry or bake for a scratch-resistant finish that is top-shelf dishwasher safe.
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An Introduction to FolkArt Enamels featuring Donna Dewberry
An introduction to FolkArt Enamels featuring Donna Dewberry
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Popular FAQs
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FolkArt® Enamels are non-toxic,however it is best to keep painted designs and food serving areas separate so that paint never comes into contact with food. When painting a plate for actual use, you must paint on the back using a method called Reverse Painting. more...
 
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FolkArt® Enamels Clear Medium is used to create a transparent look without compromising the paint’s adhesion. It can also be used with the double-load technique to achieve just the right paint consistency for effects such as shadows and shading. FolkArt® Enamels Clear Medium can be used to seal painted areas as well.
 
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  1. Clean glass or glazed ceramics with alcohol.
  2. Shake paint before applying.
  3. Paint design. For best results use Clear Medium over your design to help ensure there is enough paint for the design to properly adhere to your surface. Do not wet paintbrush with water.To change colors while painting, use a paper towel and pull out excess paint.
  4. Allow paints to air dry cure 21 days before using OR bake cure:
    • To bake, let paint dry one hour, then place project in a cool oven.
    • Heat oven to 350 degrees and bake projects for 30 minutes. Turn oven off.
    • Allow oven to cool with project in it.
  5. Hand wash project or clean in the top rack of your dishwasher
Cautions:
  • Do not use in direct contact with food.
  • Do not paint within 4/5” of top rim of glasses or mugs.
  • Reverse painting on the back of glass plates is recommended if plate is to be used with food.
  • Do not apply Clear Medium to the entire surface as streaks may appear. Only apply Clear Medium over your design.
  • Items painted are not microwavable.
 
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Yes, you can wash your painted pieces with FolkArt® Enamels in the dishwasher without chipping, cracking, or fading when cured properly. However, you must remember to place them on the top rack of your dishwasher. In addition, using the Clear Medium over your design will help ensure the longevity of your painting.