A Color Starter Kit – Steam Heart Mug

$129.95

Create & Make with the Glass Tattoo® Color Starter Kit

This Color Starter Kit includes everything you need (except the kiln) to create your very first stencil design. Just add water (and bleach) to activate the color and you’re ready to go.

This Color Kit includes:

  • 6 bottles filled with an assortment of color powders (COE 90)
    mixed with Glass Tattoo Gue powder
  • 1 bottle caddy with 6 holes
  • 1 stencil 4” x 6”
  • 1 piece of white opal glass 4”x 6” (COE 90)
  • 1 palette knife
  • 2 lifter tabs

Purchased separately these items would cost $129.95

Additional Stencils Designs and Gue packets are available for purchase separately from this website, to enable you to continue to create new and fun designs.

SKU: CSK229 Categories: ,

Add the color & smooth

Lift the stencil

Decorate the border

Ready for firing

Finished Design

4 Minute Overview Video

9 Minute How-To Video

This Color Starter Kit includes:

  • 6 bottles filled with an assortment of color powders (COE 90) mixed with Glass Tattoo Gue
  • 1 bottle caddy with 6 holes
  • 1 stencil 4” x 6”
  • 1 piece of white opal glass 4” x 6” (COE 90)
  • 1 palette knife
  • 2 lifter tabs

Directions to Get Started:

The bottles in our starter kit have a pre-measured amount of Glass Tattoo Gue and colored powders (COE 90). Follow the step-by-step instructions that are included with the kit or watch the video to see how it’s done and you are ready to create. Our Glass Tattoo Gue product is a natural food product and adding a small amount of household bleach keeps my bottles of colored Gue usable for weeks, even months.

Here is how the color is activated:

  • Using a 1/4 cup measuring cup, add ½ teaspoon of bleach then fill the cup with water.
  • Add water and bleach liquid to the bottle using a small funnel
  • Put the bottle lid on, turn upside down and tap until the powder falls into the liquid
  • Shake the bottle for a minute
  • Now use a chopstick to mix the contents
  • Put on lid and shake again
  • Let sit for 1 hour then the color is ready to use

Once the color is ready, you can create and make your design:

  • Place the 4” x 6” piece of glass (COE 90) on your bench
  • Put the suction lifters on the stencil corners then position it on the glass
  • Tap the bottle, nozzle side down on your bench to get the color into the tip
  • Hold the stencil steady with one hand then fill each cavity with Gue color
  • Use the Spreader Knife to smooth and level the color in each cavity
  • Grasp the lifter tabs then carefully and slowly lift the stencil straight up
  • Stand back and be amazed at how quickly and easily you created a design
  • You can also add bits of stringers and dicro chips to add more interest to your piece

Kiln Firing:

The Glass Tattoo® Stencil design that you have created is almost ready to go into the kiln. Allow 5 or 6 hours for it to dry, then put it in your kiln and use a standard fuse firing schedule. We like a to use a dimensional texture fuse level that is approximately 1375°F in our kiln. The step-by-step instruction sheet includes a detailed firing schedule.

What if You Don’t Own a Kiln?

If you don’t have your own kiln (yet) you should be able to find a local Art Glass Studio that will fire it for you (for a small fee). Even some ceramic studios offer glass fusing services.

Additional information

Weight 34 oz
Dimensions 9 × 6 × 4 in

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