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Pebeo Vitrea 160 is part of a new generation of thermo-hardening, transparent, non-toxic, water-based paints specifically designed for use on glass. Vitrea 160 can be applied to glassware, vases, lamps, and even an entire window surface. The Vitrea 160 line includes frosted paints for an etched-glass look, and mediums that allow for reproduction of crackled, iridescent and frosted glass effects.
In contrast with Pebeo Porcelaine 150, the Vitrea 160 colors offer more of a blown glass or fused glass look. Colors are runnier than Porcelaine 150, and they mix easily. Whereas Porcelaine 150 colors are solid, even single colors of Vitrea 160 often seem to have many swirling colors inside. Porcelaine 150 and Vitrea 160 heat set at different temperatures and are not intermixable.
Pebeo recommends that you use a soft, natural fiber brush, such as a squirrel hair brush or a red sable watercolor brush, to apply Vitrea 160. A soft brush will have the right consistency for the paint, and is less likely to leave brush marks.
Individual colors are packaged in 45 ml (1.5 oz) bottles. Vitrea 160 mediums and Vitrea 160 outliners are packaged in 20 ml (.68 oz) tubes. Vitrea 160 Paint Markers are also available, in a more limited range of colors.
Note — Due to application, there may be variation in color between Vitrea 160 Paints and 160 Markers.
Frosted Medium can be used to create an infinite variety of light and shadow effects. Use it alone to create a frosted or etched effect — or mix it with gloss colors to lighten them and make them appear frosted, all without changing the colors’ technical characteristics.
Used to lighten Vitrea 160 colors and to add gloss effects without changing the colors’ technical characteristics, Gloss Medium can be used to create an infinite variety of light and shadow effects. When used on its own, it is almost invisible after application, ideal for making inclusions.
When mixed with Vitrea 160 colors, Iridescent Medium produces iridescent colors that glimmer and change colors when the light hits them.
Use this medium to thin Vitrea 160 colors without lessening their durability.
Vitrea 160 Workbox Set
This innovative set comes in a plastic carrying case that opens into a fully functioning double-layer workbox. It contains 10 of the most popular Vitrea 160 glossy colors in 45 ml (1.5 oz) jars, as well as a Squirrel hair paintbrush, a mini-palette, a 20 ml tube of Gold Relief outliner, a sponge, and a user guide. Colors included are Sun Yellow, Paprika, Pepper Red, Lazuli, Turquoise, Oriental Green, Amber Brown, Bengal Pink, Sandalwood Green, and Crimson.
Vitrea 160, Set of 10
This kit contains one each of 10 glossy colors in 45 ml (1.5 oz) bottles. Colors include Sun Yellow, Paprika, Pepper Red, Lazuli, Turquoise, Sandalwood Green, Emerald, Earth Brown, Veil White, and Ink Black.
Vitrea 160, Set of 12 Glossy Colors
This set contains 12 glossy colors in 20 ml (0.68 oz) bottles. The colors include Sun Yellow, Paprika, Pepper Red, Bengal Pink, Amaranthine, Lazuli, Lacquer Blue, Turquoise, Oriental Green, Amber Brown, Ink Black, and Veil White.
Vitrea 160, Set of 6 Frosted Colors
This set contains 20 ml (0.68 oz) bottles of Cloud, Lemon, Aniseed, Azure, Mint, and Pink.
Vitrea 160, Set of 6 Glossy Colors
This set contains 20 ml (0.68 oz) bottles of Veil White, Ink Black, Pepper Red, Sun Yellow, Oriental Green, and Turquoise.
Color Chart Note — Use this color chart as an approximation of the real color. If exact color matching is necessary, use actual samples of the materials.
Once dried and baked for 40 minutes at 325°F (163°C), the paints are permanent and dishwasher safe.
Avoid use of strong, abrasive cleaners such as steel scouring pads, and sharp cutting implements such as stainless steel knives, which may leave scratches on the surface and make it more difficult to clean.
To heat set a finished piece, place it in a 325°F (163°C) oven for 40 minutes. Since many vitreous and ceramic materials cannot withstand sudden changes in temperature, we recommend that you place your piece in a room temperature oven and allow it to warm up with the oven. After 40 minutes, turn the oven off and allow it to cool back to room temperature gradually.
Not recommended for use on surfaces that come in contact with food.
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Love Blick Art!!
from East Texas
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I paint glass and love this paint.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Wine Glass Paints
from Corpus Christi, TX
This is my first time to use Pebeo Vitrea glossy paints on wine glasses and I was so pleased with the results. Made my wine glasses look like stained glass. Really beautiful results!
might work well in small areas...tried most of a window and it came out streaky...maybe i applied it incorrectly, but i tried multiple techniques..
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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For Food and Drink Use
I used this product to paint on glass cups, mason jars and more. It works beautifully. You do have to bake it in the oven to make the paint permanent and food safe. The colors look beautiful and I also really love the frost finish that you can purchase separate from the paint.I have used Americana(?) Glass Enamel to do a similar job however I've had issues with it peeling and I personally don't like the fact that their paint is opaque (however I'm sure it would look great with other projects). Highly recommend Vitrea 160 for food safe products.
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Color My World
from Neptune Beach, FL
Creating FUNctional, Colorful and unique glass art is easy with Pebeo brand glass paints. 16 years I have used their products and even though have tried others, come back to what I started with. Allows for a great variety of designs, colors mix well and wide range of colors & outliners. Would not recommend for beginners, paints are thin and could be frustrating for first time users.
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Nite Light beauty
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Stained glass look at it's finest
Paint for glassware
By Reverse Glass by Gail
from Gainesville, FL
Great colors that you can use transparently or varying degrees of opacity. Easy water-based clean up. Dishwasher and microwave safe. I highly recommend Vitrea 160.
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Reverse Glass by Gail
Makes beautiful vibrant colors, good for painting wine glasses.
Always as expected
By Dan D.
from Tampa Bay Florida
I order my glass paints from BLICK several times a year and they always exceed my expectations every time.
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from Vicksburg, MS
Beautiful, rich, translucent colors! I purchased two different brands for my project for color variety. I was especially pleased with this brand and will buy this brand only for future projects.
Love it! It's just what I was hoping for!
from McGrath, MN
This iridescent medium put the finishing touch on my dragons! It's just what they needed!
Pebeo Vitrea 160 is a waterbased, non-toxic paint developed to mimic the look of stained glass, blown glass
and fused glass without the dangers of working with those materials. All you need to make the paint permanent is a
household oven. This colorful glass paint is offered in 20 transparent colors and 10 frosted colors. Watch this demo
showing various techniques using Pebeo Vitrea paint and dimensional outliners.
Visit our YouTube Channel: Blick Videos to watch our full selection of videos!
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