Tag: liquid pigments

Resin bead making – Make your own resin beads

resin bead making The longer I craft with resin, the more I realize I have to work smarter, not harder.  Case in point....  making a resin bead doesn't necessarily have to involve a mold. Step 1:  Cut clear tube I cut varying lengths (1/2 inch to 3/4 inch) of clear, acrylic tubing.  The tubing I used had an... Read more »

Handmade jewelry making at home – Resin Diamonds bracelet

handmade jewelry making at home Handmade jewelry making at home is a great way to relax and enjoy your creative side.  It can also lead to you making gifts or perhaps even a little side-hustle business to earn some extra money!  This project takes a little skill, but once you get the hang of it, you will be making these... Read more »

How to color clear epoxy resin – coloring resin

coloring resin

How to color clear epoxy resin   Originally written August 2018.  Updated May 2020. Let’s talk a little about coloring your resin. There are a few things you can do and a few things you can’t do when it comes to coloring resin.  Knowing these guidelines will help ensure resin coloring success.  Then, once you… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »