Paint

Etched Wine Glasses

By  Gigi Wright-Shatler  for  B&B Etching Products, Inc.

size: 2-3/4"x8"

  • Etched Wine Glasses
  • Diagram

Materials

  • Glass champagne flutes

Tools

  • etchall: Etching crème, Dip ‘n Etch Liquid, Squeegee, Detail Pick Tool, Transfer Sheet, Etchmask Vinyl
  • DecoArt Gloss Enamels
  • Loew-Cornell Paintbrushes: Jackie Shaw Liner #1; La Cornielle Series 7300 Flat Shader #8; double-ended stylus
  • DecoArt Glossy Enamel Light Buttermilk Acrylic Paint

Basic Supplies

  • bag of marbles or other small weighted objects, latex gloves, tall plastic container, ruler, towels, water bucket, palette, white pencil
  • 1. Place glass inside plastic container. Place weighted object in glass and fill plastic container with water to submerge glass to brim. Without disturbing the water, remove glass and mark level of water on plastic container.
  • 2. Empty container, dry it, and fill with Dip ‘n Etch to line marked in Step 1. Place dry weighted glass back into container. Leave for 15 minutes.
  • 3. Carefully remove glass from container and remove weights. Place glass into bucket of water and rinse thoroughly. Return Dip ‘n Etch back into original jar for reuse.
  • 4. Refer to diagram and draw snowflakes on glass using white pencil. Paint over white pencil lines using liner and Light Buttermilk. Dot ends of each line using small end of stylus and Light Buttermilk. Place squares close to edges of base using flat shader and Light Buttermilk. Leave space in between each square same size as width of brush. Add additional coats as necessary to achieve opaque squares; let dry between each coat. Place one dot between each square using stylus.
  • 5. Place glass inside cool oven on oven rack. Heat oven to 350°. When oven reaches 350°, set timer to bake for 30 minutes. Turn off oven after 30 minutes. Leave glass inside oven to cool then remove.
  • Tip
  • 1. This etching product will etch any glazed surfaces including porcelain sinks, ceramic tiles, and glass tabletops. Wear latex gloves and be careful when using!