Suncatcher Paint Tube Assortment
Great colors! Really pretty! Less mess than brushes
I am very happy with these paints. There was much less mess than there is when using brushes and water. Since kids aren't dipping brushes into one color then another, the colors stay nice. We did have a few kids overdo it with the paint, but the puddles were easily sucked back into the tube: Hold the paint tube vertically with the open tip pointing up. Gently squeeze out the excess air. Continue to hold the tube squeezed in and place the tip into the puddle of paint. Slowly release pressure and the paint will be sucked back up into the tube. Another way to avoid wasted paint is to allow the kids to choose which colors go where. An adult helper can place a dab of paint in each section and the little ones can spread the paint with a toothpick.
March 11, 2011
Not what I was expecting
The paint is not translucent, as I would expect sun catcher paint to be. It comes out very thick and we ended up having to spread it out with a paintbrush anyway, which negated the convenience of squeezable tubes.
December 31, 2014
Worst product I have ever gotten from OTP.
No instructions included and Children opened tubes and then started squeezing before they removed the inside tip. PAINT squirted all over them, the room and even ceiling. Then was not easy to clean. Had to get scratch pads and scrub the floors, tables and chairs. Also any paint on body you wore for a couple of days, does not just wash off. Just a plain mess. Also some paints were runny and others were clumpy.
Cried for an hour after classes were done!!!!!
August 4, 2014
Absolute disaster. Hard to get opened. Some spilled on a vinyl tile floor and would not wash up. The fiished product was not very good.
This is not a product I would recommend for anyone. It was not easy to use. The finished product was not attractive and it was NOT easy to clean up after. A total disappointment.
November 25, 2013
Poor quality. Difficult to use.
Purchased for 6th grade CCD class.
November 19, 2013
I purchased what I thought was these same paints a couple years back and they were great. We finally ran out of the other paints and I haven't been able to find any at my local hobby shop so I decided to purchase these again. Apparently it is no longer the same paint. This paint is so thick it doesn't dry smooth or transparent like the original paint. overall I was VERY disappointed with this purchase, you can hardly call it suncatcher paint.
August 21, 2013
Tough for young children
I would not recommend using these paint pens with younger children. They squeezed out too much paint which was very messy.
August 14, 2013
If this is all you can find, then they are barely OK.
Warning to read all the other reviews. Each tube tightly wrapped, must remove inner tip, paint is lumpy & globby, doesn't dry see through. There is better suncatcher paint available, you just need to search for it. I would like to see Oriental Trading contact me for the name of a brand that is fantastic ... to see if they can begin offering this other brand on their site. Wish I could put the name of the other brand here to help you out, but it is against the rules.
BTW - the actual suncatchers they offer are wonderful. Excellent quality, great variety of designs.
July 28, 2013
A Fun Item!
I have purchased this item more than once since my granddaughter loves to create sun catchers. She and I have a fun time and I found that these tubes are so much less messy than the paints. We have been doing this since she was 6 years old. I would not recommend it for young children and certainly not unsupervised.
June 30, 2013
Real strong bad odor. A little messy. Not as easy to use as I thought they would be.
November 4, 2012