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FAQs

Can FolkArt Enamels be thinned with water?
No, thinning FolkArt Enamels with water compromises the integrity of the paint formula and will prevent the paint from properly adhering to your glass surface. 
What is the FolkArt® Enamels Clear Medium used for?
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.
Does FolkArt Enamels Frosted Glass Paint hold up well on outdoor surfaces?
Yes, FolkArt Enamels Frosted Glass Paint can be used on outdoor surfaces once cured, providing the surface itself can withstand outdoor elements.
How long does it take FolkArt Enamels Frosted Glass Paint to dry and cure?

FolkArt Enamels Frosted Glass Paint dries to the touch within 1–2 hours, depending on thickness of application; when using heavier applications of paint or working in a high humidity area, the paints can take longer to dry. Once dry, your glass surface must be baked in the oven to fully cure the paint to the surface.

What is the best way to cure FolkArt Enamels Frosted Glass Paint?
FolkArt Enamels Frosted Glass Paint applied to glassware must to be cured in oven. See the article How to Cure Painted Glass Projects for additional information.
How much paint should I add to the FolkArt® Enamels Frost Medium?
Mix one part Frost Medium and one part paint. We recommend that you mix more than you think you will need to ensure color and texture consistency for your entire project.
Where can I learn more about FolkArt Enamels Frosted Glass Paint?
You can learn more about this product by reading the FolkArt Enamels Frosted Glass FAQ document.
On what types of surfaces can I use FolkArt Enamels Frosted Glass Paint?

Many surfaces can be decorated with FolkArt Enamels Frosted Glass Paint: glassware, clear acrylic, clear Lucite, clear rigid plastics, mirrors, and glazed ceramics. Surfaces such as clear acrylic, Lucite, and rigid plastic should be decorated and kept for decorative purposes only, as these surfaces cannot be baked to cure the paint to the surface; moreover, these surfaces should also be cleaned with a damp rag only.

Are items painted with FolkArt® Enamels microwavable?
No.
How can I create a transparent look with FolkArt® Enamels?
FolkArt Enamels dry to a translucent to opaque finish. However, if you’d like to create a more transparent look, combine one part FolkArt Enamels with one part FolkArt Clear Medium. Paint as normal.
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