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Supplies needed for resin casting – Beginner supply checklist

Resin casting is a fun and inexpensive way to make jewelry and crafts but choosing resin supplies can be overwhelming. How do you know exactly what supplies you need for casting with resin? Here are the resin supplies I consider essential and the resin supplies that are optional, but nice to have. Essential resin casting… Read more »

Resin painting 106

Since the last couple of paintings worked well for me by having something to focus on, I was all ears when someone asked me to do a portrait.  Okay, it was my mother joking that I should do one of her cat, but hey, I’m up for it. Here’s a recent picture of her (the… Read more »

Resin painting #105

The hardest thing about this week’s painting was getting it photographed.  I suppose that’s a good problem to have. I mixed six ounces of resin to recoat painting #103.  After pulling out 2/3 of an ounce of resin (times three) into three small mixing cups, I colored what was left with Resin Obsession opaque black… Read more »

10 reasons why your resin casting is a disaster and how to avoid them

How to avoid resin casting disasters Originally written February 2016.  Updated April 2019. Resin casting is a lot of fun.  I love the versatility of embedding objects in resin along with making it any resin color I want.  Unfortunately, it isn’t always as easy as it looks and can cause frustration for even the most… Read more »