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Glass Stain™ is a high-quality, transparent stain for use on glass and plastic. Use these transparent colors combined with leading paint to create suncatchers and custom stained glass designs.
Glass Stain comes in 12 bright, translucent colors that dry to a glossy finish.
Outline designs to create custom, ornate, stained glass art.
Apply Glass Stain to surface with bottle's writer tip or with a brush. Dry flat for 24 hours. Use for decorative purposes only. Not for direct contact with food. Hand wash painted items, and do not soak. Cleans up with soap and water while wet.
Hold the bottle's tip slightly above the surface as you work for best results and smoother lines. Use a consistent pressure to make a thick line to hold in the Glass Stain.
Make sure Glass Stain touches the leading and the section is filled completely when filling a leaded design. Otherwise, as Glass Stain dries, areas may pull away from the leading, creating gaps in coverage.
Use a toothpick to pop air bubbles or a small brush to scoop them out if they appear while the paint is still wet.
Use a toothpick to mix colors and create interesting effects directly on the surface. Place drops of various colors in one section at a time, then use toothpick to swirl colors together.
To clear a clogged writer tip, remove the cap and insert a toothpick from the inside of the cap to push the clog out. Be careful not to insert the toothpick from the outside in, or you will push the clog back into the bottle.
To create a finer writing tip, attach a 1" piece of cellophane tape diagonally to the writer tip, then place a finger on the part of the tip where the tape touches and rotate the bottle to create a tapered opening.
Before painting, wash the glass in hot soapy water using a soft dishcloth. Price labels and stickers usually remove easily when soaked in hot water. Rinse any soap residue away with warm or hot water, then dry the piece with a soft, lint-free cloth or paper towel.
Handle glass carefully to keep it free of fingerprints, and use rubbing alcohol and a paper towel to remove any prints or smudges.
Clean up small imperfections in still-wet paint by using a wet brush, toothpick, or paper towel to gently wipe off the excess wet paint. To remove all wet paint from a surface, soak the item in warm water.
Correct mistakes in dry paint by using a razor blade to carefully scrape or trim off imperfections.