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

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Budget geodes, Inspiration, Tutorials

Auditioning some colors for a resin geode

Let's face it. Resin is expensive. If we make a mistake, and a piece is ruined or just doesn't come out as expected, that's a lot of money to waste. When I have a large project in mind, sometimes I will audition the colors on a tile and see how they work together. That's exactly… Continue reading Auditioning some colors for a resin geode

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

Budget geodes, Materials, Tutorials

Make crushed glass from dollar store glass vase filler nuggets

We all want to add a little sparkle to our resin geode art. Real gemstones and crystals can be expensive and the crushed glass you find in craft stores, and glass glitters come in small bags but not for a small price. There has to be a way to DIY the crushed glass yourself. Good… Continue reading Make crushed glass from dollar store glass vase filler nuggets

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?