Category: Resin Resin Resin

Transparent resin colors

transparent colors in resin Transparent resin colors Moving along with the resin experiments.... This week, I colored Alumilite Amazing Clear cast resin with Castin' Craft transparent dyes.  It has been awhile since I had worked with these colors.  I had forgotten how thin the consistency of the colors were (much like using alcohol ink).  Note:  Like when casting the... Read more »

Resin pigments

mixing resin pigments Resin pigments I'm back in the studio and back to experiments this week.  This time, I cast Castin' Craft Easy Cast epoxy resin with the Alumilite resin pigments.  I mixed the resin, then divided it into 1 ounce mixing cups.  I then added a drop of each dye to the resin mix using a plastic pipette. No... Read more »

Coloring resin

colored resin in mixing cups Coloring resin I resumed the coloring resin experiments this week.  For this block, I started working with the Alumilite colorants and the Resin Obsession super clear resin.  I mixed a smidge over 1 ounce of the super clear resin (25 cc Part A and 12.5 cc Part B to be exact), then divided the resin... Read more »

10 ways to make sure your next resin casting is a disaster

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Ten ways to make sure your next resin casting is a disaster   Resin casting is a lot of fun.  I love the versatility of embedding objects in the resin along with making it any color I want.  Unfortunately, it isn’t always as easy as it looks and can cause frustration for even the most… Read more »

Coloring epoxy resin

coloring resin Coloring epoxy resin Yes, I am still coloring epoxy resin experimental style in the studio.  This week finishes up my projects using the Resin Obsession color pigments in the Alumilite Amazing Clear Cast resin.  I mixed 1 1/2 ounces total resin in reusable plastic mixing cups. After dividing the resin, I mixed in 1 drop of... Read more »

Resin coloring pigment

transparent pigments in resin Resin coloring pigment The resin coloring pigment experiments continue in the studio.  This week, I used the Resin Obsession transparent color pigments in the Alumilite Amazing Clear Cast epoxy resin.  I mixed 1 1/2 ounces total of resin in reusable plastic mixing cups. After dividing the resin, I mixed in 1 drop of each pigment. I... Read more »

Resin color

neon colors in resin Using one brand's resin color in another brand's resin My experiments with resin color continue.  This week, I moved onto using the Resin Obsession color pigments with the Alumilite Amazing Clear Cast epoxy resin.  I mixed one ounce total of resin in 1 ounce mixing cups. After dividing the resin, I mixed in 1 to 2 drops... Read more »

Putting candy in resin

candy heart pendant Putting candy in resin I love this time of year.  Valentine's Day conversation candy hearts are just begging to be made into resin pendants!  I made a video about it a couple of years ago if you want to try making your own: DIY Valentine's Day Candy Heart Pendants This post today is a bit... Read more »

How to color resin

pouring teal resin How to color resin *This article is a part of a series on resin coloring experiments.  I am using one brand's resin with another brand's colorants.  Read the results on the first two experiments: resin coloring part 1 and coloring resin part 2.* In this week's experiment, I mixed one ounce of Castin’ Craft Easy Cast resin... Read more »

Coloring resin

opaque resin colors Coloring resin with a different brand resin color.  Is that okay? This post is the next in a series of experiments on coloring resin.  What I am investigating is whether or not you can color one brand's resin with another brand's resin colors. For this set of experiments, I mixed up two ounces of Castin’ Craft... Read more »