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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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A really great paint
By Reverse Glass by Gail
from Gainesville, FL
Comments about Pebeo Vitrea 160:
This is a terrific product. My glassware really stands up to repeated dishwasher and microwave usage. The colors are vibrant and never fade or peel off. The variety of colors is good, and the iridescent colors can be layered in the design to give some interesting effects. The paint can be carved once it dries, and you can build texture onto your design by working with the paint once it gets tacky. It's a great product.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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This paint is the BEST
By Sunburst Art & Design
from Findlay, Ohio
I love Pebeo Vitrea 160. It is an investment to buy this paint - but it is solid, lasts me awhile, and is water-based. When it dries, it isn't tacky like Gallery Glass paint and you can bake it to make it dishwasher and microwave safe! I cannot express how much I love these paints. I use them daily as I run a business selling mugs, wine glasses, and other glass products. My customers love the look of this paint. So yes, it is absolutely worth the money.
Hard to find just what I wanted
from Kissimmee, fl
Like this product for painting on glass but it is hard to find. Got just what I wanted.
from Fort Lauderdale, FL
I have used Peobo paints for years and have purchased them from many sources. From Blick, I received paints that were fresh and new (hadn't been sitting on a shelf forever). Thanks!
from Tulsa, OK
I love the glass paint. It does great on my glassware!
Best glass paint
By The glass artist
from Seattle Wa
This paint goes on glass so smooth and is very easy to use.I love all the colors and the fact they can be mixed togethermaking my color pa;et huge.
By HS Art teacher
This I use for school Students enjoy doing this project however they have problems squeezing the tubes or the tube splits. Good price from Dick Blick with discount since I buy out of my own pocket
Pebeo Vitrea 160 Glass Paint
from Lewiston NY
It was used to add color to my outdoor landscape lights. It work great and looks great. There is a row of 11 lights all of different colors.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Hope u never stop carrying this product
By Bottle lady
from Chepachet, ri
Without this product I wouldn't have a business. I paint on glass bottles and it looks just like stained glass.
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Love these paints!
from Topeka, KS
I purchased a set of the 160 paints to decorate wine glasses. I practiced on some old glass jars first. The glossy colors are translucent, with a vibrant color. They mix well together and dry quickly. I have used the 150 paints for porcelain and was very happy with the durability so I expect the same results with the 160 paints. Brush marks are very evident with the 160 paints, however they also create a nice effect when painting leaves and vines. When using theses paints with a dauber or sponge, a bubble effect is created. I purchased the frost medium, and when mixed with a small amount of color, achieved a nice sea glass look. I found that dabbing a folded portion of a paper towel in the paint and then the glass crated a nice, even frosted area with no bubbles.
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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.
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