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

Inspiration

Making geodes geometric

{Scroll to the bottom for the video of this resin geode.} The accountant in me likes lines and order. Things should be neat, regular, in lines and columns, equal distance from each other and all in the same font. Ok, so perhaps the last one doesn't translate well to resin geodes, but the others could.… Continue reading Making geodes geometric

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