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How Do You Suspend Items in Resin?
Resin is a great way to preserve special items and decorate different things. Perhaps the most common use among those new to the craft is to embed flowers in small resin shapes, but the list of possibilities is truly huge. If you are a creative person, you will find resin a great way to expand your list of hobbies! How do you suspend items in resin?
Can You Use Spray Paint With Resin Art? Try These 3 Methods
Artists all around the world have been using spray paint for years to create their art, and the same goes for resin. They both take various techniques and lots practice to perfect, and they are used to get different styles of art, but can they be used together? Can you use spray paint with resin art?
What Can I Embed in Resin? (And What To Avoid)
Resin embedding has become quite the trend with people using the technique to create everything from homemade jewelry to incredible artworks. Many people have shown off their crafts on social media platforms to encourage and inspire others, and it has indeed been effective. If you’re interested in epoxy resin embedding, you might start with a bunch of wild ideas, but are they possible? What can you embed in resin?
Is Powder or Liquid Pigment Better for Resin? How To Decide
Whether to use powdered pigment or liquid pigment in your resins has been up for debate for a while now in the resin art community. This can make it challenging to figure out which one is better and which one you like the most. Is powdered or liquid pigment better for resin?
What Is Resin Art? Learn How Easy It Is To Make Masterpieces
Waking up one morning feeling creative, I did a quick read-up on easy craft ideas, and I stumbled upon the fascinating concept of resin art. It turns out that you don’t need to be a Picasso to turn a boring old coffee table into a magnificent piece of art. What is resin art?
Epoxy Resin for River Tables: 7 Best Picks for Projects
Resin produces heat when the two parts are combined. That’s a fact. While heat can be a good thing when eliminating bubbles, too much can lead to excess shrinkage and cracks when making river tables. The trick for success is to stick with a well-known resin product perfectly suited to your planned project and explicitly following the package directions. Here are some favorites for river table projects of different sizes:
Wood Art Panels: 10 Best Picks for Resin Art
Wood art boards or art panels must be sturdy, be free of the tendency to warp, have a smooth base, and be the right size for your planned project. This is especially true when working with heavy materials, such as resin. Go with cheap, poorly constructed art panels, and you’re setting yourself up for disappointment. Ideally, you want to use cradled panels as they are less likely to bow or warp, are more rigid, and don’t require any type of frame.
Best Silicone Molds for Resin: Jewelry, Art, Gaming & More
Hopefully, you haven’t found out the hard way that flimsy molds can ruin your resin projects. All molds are not created equally, and for resin, you really want sturdy molds that you can use over and over again without any issues or release disasters. You also want to select molds that are multipurpose so that you can create a variety of items at minimal cost. Here’s a quick look at a few favorites that are durable and will let you create to your heart’s content.
Casting Resin Supplies – Everything You Need to Get Started
When first starting a new hobby, it can be tempting to go all out and buy advanced gear that you really don’t need yet. It’s a much better idea to start with just the basics while you develop your skills and get a feel for the process. The fancy stuff can wait until you’re further down the road in your resin adventures. Beginners only need a few essentials to get started:
How Do I Remove Air Bubbles From Resin? Remedies & Prevention
You carefully plan your project, select just the right resin, work hard to produce just the color you were wanting, and finally pour your resin hoping for a perfect result. Phew! And then… you spot the dreaded air bubbles! If you are not a fan of air bubbles in your art, don’t worry — there are a few ways to remove them. How do you remove air bubbles from resin?
Best Resin Pigment – 12 Liquid, Powder, Ink & Paint Options
Working with resin is pretty amazing all by itself, but when you start experimenting with colors, well, the results can be absolutely breathtaking. However, not all pigments are compatible with resin, and of those that will work, some are much better in quality than others. Generally, it’s wise to use pigments designed specifically for use with resin, but colorants such as micas can produce amazing results too.
Best Resin for Artwork – Crafts, Tables, Casting & More
Your choice of epoxy resins largely depends on your intended use. There really isn’t one resin that’s perfect for every imaginable project. You also want to consider how much clarity you want in your finished piece or if you want to add color. Keep these considerations in mind as we explore the best epoxy resin options for artwork and crafting, casting, UV resistance, and jewelry.