Category: Resin Art

Resin painting techniques #71 and #72

negative space resin painting

Resin painting #71 Let’s try another negative space painting, but this time with black as the back.  I’ve also figured out that if I’m going to cover a painting, using the same colors in the next layer will work best should something show through. The cover painting for this new one is #55.  I mixed six… Read more »

Resin painting techniques #69 and #70

resin painting

Resin painting #69 Well here’s something I never thought I would say. My resin painting got rained on.  Not kidding.  More to come on that, but right away.. For this painting, I mixed five ounces of resin.  Two were mixed with Resin Obsession opaque teal, two with Resin Obsession opaque yellow with a smidge of… Read more »

Resin painting techniques #63 and #64

I have been thinking a lot about solvents and the part they play in getting a resin painting to look the way you want.  This week, I thought it might be fun to try spray paint — directly on the painting!  I don’t know what the exact ingredients are in spray paint, but knowing it’s… Read more »

Resin painting techniques #57 and #58

resin paintings orange black white silver with cells

Resin painting pour #57 My first commissions In having a discussion with my kids this week, they thought it would be fun for me to create resin paintings with the cats as inspiration — specifically the colors of orange and gray.  Since I didn’t have any other painting plans this week, I decided to accept… Read more »

Mother’s Day crafts

how to make a handprint resin art vase for mother's day Mother's Day Hand Print Vase by Angie Holden Looking for a great gift for mom or grandma this Mother's Day? Add a child’s handprint to a vase with this fun technique to make the perfect heirloom. This is one gift that mom will treasure for a lifetime! Supplies needed: -Vase with flat front -Resin Obsession... Read more »

Resin painting techniques #49 and #50

resin painting direct pours

Technique focus of this painting: to work on the techniques used in last week’s paintings I was happy with how last week’s paintings turned out, so I wanted to try them again, but in different colors. I mixed six ounces of MasterCast resin.  Three ounces were colored with Resin Obsession opaque magenta, one and a quarter… Read more »

Resin painting techniques #47 and #48

resin painting direct pours with cells

Technique focus of this painting: to do a direct pour with one color completely coloring the painting surface, then flicking dispersion media on the surface. I wanted to see what difference it made to have one color completely covering the painting surface before applying the other colors and the dispersion media.  Since I didn’t care for… Read more »

Resin painting techniques #43 and #44

resin dirty pour paintings

Resin painting pour #43 Technique focus of this painting: to do a negative space pour I love how the negative space pours look and decided that would be my focus this week.  Since I wanted to try black as my background, and I didn’t care for painting #20, I used it as my painting base. I… Read more »

Resin painting techniques #41 and #42

resin painting pours

Resin painting pour #41 Technique focus of this painting: to teach someone else to do a direct pour painting My family came for a visit and my sister wanted to learn how to do a direct pour. She mixed eight ounces of MasterCast resin, then I let her pick the colors to apply to a 12 inch square… Read more »

Resin painting techniques #29 and #30

resin painting #29 #30

Resin painting pour #29 Technique focus of this painting: to recreate an earlier resin pour with the same colors, but modifying the techniques slightly I wanted to recreate painting #27, but with thinner pours to see if I could get more white in the painting.  I also decided this would be the perfect opportunity to cover… Read more »