Materials, Resin basics

Resin yellowing UV resistance testing results

Which brands of resin will yellow over time and which won't? Which resin has the best UV resistance? How long does it take a resin to go yellow? Often in our Facebook group the question is asked about which is the 'best' resin. Well, for one, how you do determine the criteria for 'best'. Best… Continue reading Resin yellowing UV resistance testing results

Freeform resin geodes, Resin basics, Tutorials

Free-form resin geodes class is launched

At last the Free-form Resin Geodes class is launched. If you've ever wanted to make a free-standing and free-form resin-only geode in any shape, size, form and color you like - now you can learn how I make mine. Resin is such a versatile product for use in your mixed media arts. If you've previously… Continue reading Free-form resin geodes class is launched

Resin basics, Tutorials

Fixing the lip on the edge of your resin

If you make a resin piece in a mold or frame, or even if you create a dam around the edges with tape or similar, you will almost certainly get a sharp, unattractive and unwanted 'lip' around the edge of your resin. This is from the meniscus effect where the resin holds on to the surrounding… Continue reading Fixing the lip on the edge of your resin

Materials, Resin basics, Tutorials

What can you use to color resin?

HELPFUL RESOURCES - Check out my resin colorants resources page here. Let me know if you have any that you love, that should be considered for the list. There is an almost endless supply of products you can use to color your resin, into any color of the rainbow, any color you can imagine and all shades of… Continue reading What can you use to color resin?