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
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
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
It's here! My online class on how to create your own amazing resin geodes. It's perfect for beginners. I'm so excited to be able to share details of my class with you. I had such a blast making it and I think you'll love taking the class and making your first resin geode right along… Continue reading Resin Geodes Basics Class is launched
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?
You might be wondering if any one brand of resin is better than another when it comes to making resin geodes. I have tried a few brands and they all seem to work pretty much the same. Some may be thicker or runnier than others at room temperature (the viscosity) and if you have a… Continue reading Which resin to use for your geodes?
So something terrible happened. Maybe you touched the piece before it was fully cured, or a fly dropped in and was stuck, or a hair or even a bubble just under the surface. Or maybe, like in my case, your resin piece stuck to the mold and the silicone had to be scratched off the… Continue reading How to fix flaws in resin