Coloring epoxy resin

Coloring epoxy 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 each of the Resin Obsession opaque color pigments.

casting resin into a plastic mold

You know how much I love teardrop mold 404, but this week, I got a little crazy.  I used assorted shapes mold 405.  And as always, I sprayed the mold with a light mist of Castin’ Craft mold release and conditioner 30 minutes before casting the resin.

opaque resin colors

The results after they were demolded: SUCCESS

The colors were opaque and the resin fully cured.

opaque detail

The colors were even throughout.  Overall, I was very pleased.



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