Choosing a resin can be confusing and overwhelming.  This chart breaks down the details several popular resins, including the pros and cons of each.

Resin casting

Resin casting - Resin Obsession Choosing a resin can be confusing and overwhelming. This chart breaks down the details several popular resins, including the pros and cons of each. Want fantastic ideas regarding arts and crafts? Go to my amazing website!

The materials needed for clear casting are water clear casting resin, catalyst (hardener), measuring syringe, plastic mixing cups and a mould. Opaque or translucent pigments can be used to colour the resin if desired. Wet and dry paper, and polishing compound, will also be useful to finish off the casting. Finished castings can be filed or sawn, A protective mask should worn to shield the eyes and mouth.

The materials needed for clear casting are water clear casting resin, catalyst (hardener), measuring syringe, plastic mixing cups and a mould. Opaque or translucent pigments can be used to colour the resin if desired. Wet and dry paper, and polishing comp

The water is just clear resin. - The fish are made from polymer clay. - No, the animals are not real. - This was done over the course for three days. - As the koi ponds are one of my popular items, I will not be making a tutorial or explaining how to make parts of them. Sorry!

Edit: Since I'm getting a lot of the same questions, I'll answer them here. - The water is just clear resin. - The fish are made from polymer clay. FOR SALE - Large Altoids Tin Koi Pond

Tree stump set into resin preserves all the surface moss and other details.

Tree stump set into resin preserves all the surface moss and other details. Neat idea, go full tree stump tho.

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Sasha Sykes - articulating screen, foliage and flowers encased in resin and acrylic.

We love to use clear resin in mosaic projects to let the color of the tiles show through. Just follow these simple steps to mix and pour resin.

How To Mix and Pour Resin

Encapsulated flowers in faux crystal point resin, Preserved rose in clear resin, Faux clear quartz with red rose, Rustic home decor, Unique desk accessory. Handmade decor by WoodAllGood. #WoodAllGood

Encapsulated flowers in faux crystal point resin, Preserved rose in clear resin, Faux clear quartz with red rose, Rustic home decor, Unique desk accessory. Handmade decor by WoodAllGood.

Forget Me Not Flower Resin Stacking Bangle  Flowers Jewellery

Forget Me Not Flower Resin Stacking Bangle - Flowers Jewellery

Koi pond in an altoids tin DIY 1) cover the outside in your choice of polymer clay and bake it 2)put glue (i used elmers glue) on the bottom and cover with sand.  3.)add in decorations like the plant ( i made this with polymer clay along with the koi, pebbles and lily pads) using a strong craft glue that dries clear. 4.) Lay out the pebbles and koi and carefully pour clear resin over it  5.) Wait untill its about halfway done drying and add lilly pads. Done!

Koi pond in an altoids tin DIY cover the outside in your choice of polymer…

Hey, I found this really awesome Etsy listing at https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/222743722/clear-resin-rainbow-heart-shaped-pendant

Clear Resin Rainbow Heart Shaped Pendant Necklace Huge Chunky Kawaii Kitsch Candy Rave Festival Summer Kawaii Christmas Charm Kitsch

A clear glossy heart shaped resin pendant, carefully filled with an array of beautifully coloured candy-like adornments that I have placed by hand

Large Drop Pendant, Real Red Rose Casted in Clear Resin, Artisan Jewelry by HotLineJewelry on Etsy

Large Drop Pendant, Real Red Rose Casted in Clear Resin, Artisan Jewelry by HotLineJewelry on Etsy

DIY Glow in the Dark Resin Table Tutorial by Mike Warren on Instructables.   There is both a video and written tutorial. You may remember the glow in the dark resin shelves by Mat Brown, but when I looked at his tutorial he didn’t remember what glow powder he used or the ratio of pigment to resin. From Mike Warren on his glow shelves:    Photoluminescent (glow) powder mixed with clear casting resin fills the naturally formed voids in this Pecky Cypress hardwood, creating a unique and…

truebluemeandyou: “ DIY Glow Resin Wood Necklace Make your own Glow In the Dark Resin and Wood Jewelry. Since no brand name “Glow Powder” is mentioned in this tutorial, I’d scroll down to the post on.

Cherry Wood Bowl with Blue resin rim by ESTHOP on Etsy

Cottage Chic Wood Pedestal Table Centerpiece

Wings with liquid clay and pearl powders

Dragon fly or fairy wings- these would look great on a beaded dragonfly! Looks like she used wire to shape wings, liquid polymer clay to fill wing area, then added pearl minerals.

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