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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 »

Resin color pigments

bright resin colors detail Can I use one brand's resin color pigments in another brand's resin? I'm warning you, my next few blog posts are going to be, rather.....boring.  I have finally decided to tackle the big question I get asked a lot, about using one manufacturer's color pigments in another manufacturer's resin.  I've been haphazardly tackling this question when... Read more »

Resin color pigment

add liquid pigment to resin

Resin Color pigment I am very fortunate to call Carmi Cimicata of the I Love Resin blog a friend and fellow resinista.  Carmi recently tried out the new Resin Obsession color pigments and shared results on her blog.  To say I was impressed and excited with what she made with the pigments is an understatement!  Here’s… Read more »

Painting on resin

R2D2 resin casting Painting on resin   In my goal of experimenting more with resin this year, I realized that I have never painted on resin.  I've been told it can be done, and I'm aware that a lot of you readers have done it.  I never have.  *shocking*  I decided to take my clear Star Wars resin... Read more »

Casting resin in non traditional plastic molds

resin star wars casting

Casting resin in non-traditional plastic molds As a part of my year of doing resin experiments, I took on the task this week to see whether or not I could cast resin in a gelatin mold.  Even I was surprised at the results! A couple of key points in the video: 1.   You must… Read more »

Dinosaur casting part two

Dinosaur Casting Dinosaur casting part two I am determined to make a dinosaur. After the last resin dinosaur didn't turn out as well as I had hoped, I took a different approach this time. This time, I chose to mold him such that his legs and feet were going down. I wanted gravity to be on my... Read more »

Casting resin in silicone putty molds

Casing Silicon Putty

Creating resin Legos with reusable silicone molds After my post last week about creating silicone putty molds to make Lego crayons, a few of you remarked that doing that was all well and good, but you wanted to see how well resin did in the molds. Okay.  Let’s do it. I mixed a batch of… Read more »

Silicone putty mold making

Silicon Putty Mold Making

How to use two part silicone putty to make a mold Don’t tell my kids, but their Legos have once again made it into my latest resin experiment. To be quite honest, I haven’t spent much time with two part silicone putty for mold making.  When I first learned mold making, I started with pourable… Read more »

Composimold reusable mold making material

Composite Reusable Molds

How to choose a mold making material After spending time with the Composimold reusable mold making material, I knew this was something that Resin Obsession customers would love to add to their mold making and casting arsenal.  Here’s a few of my impressions to help you decide whether or not the product is right for… Read more »

Reusable mold material for resin casting

Reusable Mold

Molding and casting your own found items in resin After playing around with the Composimold reusable molding material last week for molding chocolate, I was pretty eager to try it for casting resin items.  I decided to make resin Legos and used the same molding techniques as I did when experimenting with the material last… Read more »