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FolkArt ® Mediums
FolkArt ® Mediums offer exceptional performance and results. Some add control to open times...
FolkArt ® Finishes
Create the deep rich look of professional finishes instantly with FolkArt ® Lacquer Finishes....
FolkArt ® Mediums - Antiquing Medium
FolkArt ® Antiquing Mediums provide the gently-used look of antiqued furniture and...

FolkArt Mediums and Finishes

In addition to paint, the FolkArt line also includes a collection of mediums and finishes to create a variety of effects for every painting need.
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What Medium Do I Use with Donna Dewberry
Donna Dewberry covers the FolkArt Enamels Mediums used in glass painting projects.
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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.
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.
  1. Clean surface with rubbing alcohol.
  2. Stir - do not shake - Glass & Tile Medium
  3. Apply medium to entire surface of design shape. On a glass piece, if possible, place your pattern behind the glass so you can apply the medium to the pattern area without tracing. Let medium dry completely.
  4. Paint the design. Allow to dry completely.
  5. Apply another coat of Glass & Tile Medium over the painted design or to the entire surface. Allow to cure for two weeks for best result.
Yes, FolkArt® Stains can be used as an antiquing medium on flat and satin finishes. Stain will not adhere to glossy finishes.