Tag: liquid pigments

Polyester resin coloring agents

coloring polyester resin Polyester resin coloring agents or this post could be alternatively titled Five things not to do when casting resin One of the things I love to do for Resin Obsession fans is take experiment requests.  I totally get this.  I wouldn't want to waste resin either on something without knowing whether or not is was... Read more »

Resin Obsession color pigments FAQ

resin colorants Resin Obsession color pigments frequently asked questions Why do I have to mix this into the Part A resin before adding the Part B hardener? The Resin Obsession colorants contain epoxy resin. This epoxy requires additional hardener in order to cure properly. By adding the color to the resin first, and keeping track of your... Read more »

Resin in glass bottles

resin in glass bottles How to make a sky in a bottle by Jasmine Moore Materials: -Glass charm bottle -Castin' Craft Easy Cast Resin -Resin Obsession Orange, pink, and purple transparent resin pigments -Cotton pieces -mixing cups -tooth picks -gloves   The sky is a beautiful and interesting thing, and it can make your whole mood change. A picturesque... Read more »

Resin Diamonds bracelet

DIY resin bracelet Resin diamonds bracelet How to make your own resin diamonds bracelet. By Myléne Hillam Mill Lane Studio For this project you will need: Resin Obsession Super Clear Resin Resin Obsession Transparent Pigment: Blue Resin Obsession Opaque Pigment: Teal Silicone Blossom Mini trivet Measuring cups Wooden stir sticks Packing tape Additional supplies and tools needed: 6 x... Read more »

Neon ombre resin cuff

neon ombre resin cuff Neon ombre resin cuff How to make your own neon ombre bracelet cuff with resin By Myléne Hillam Mill Lane Studio For this project you will need: Resin Obsession Super Clear Resin Resin Obsession Transparent Pigments: Bright Yellow; Bright Red; Bright Pink; Bright Magenta Silicone cake decorating mold - Egypt Pyramid – Here is an... Read more »

Opaque resin colors

mixing opaque colors into resin Opaque resin colors The resin experiments continue!  This week, I mixed some of the Alumilite Amazing Clear Cast resin and colored it with the Castin' Craft opaque resin pigments to see what kind of opaque resin colors would result. I mixed a drop of each color into approximately 4 cc of mixed resin. (You will need to shake... Read more »

Jewel tone resin colors

mixing resin Jewel tone resin colors Another week, another experiment.  This time, I used the Resin Obsession super clear resin with the Castin' Craft transparent resin dyes to create what ended up being beautiful jewel tone resin colors. I mixed a drop of each color into 3 to 4 cc of mixed resin.  I was amazed at how... Read more »

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 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 »