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IKEA Lamp with Resin Geode Shade

IKEA Lamp with Resin Geode Shade

For this project, I am using an IKEA plastic lamp. The idea is to create a new skin for the lampshade.  In previous projects, I have poured the resin flat and then draped it over the shade to create a dripping effect. So the challenge is to create a fitted skin for...

Resin Geode – defining your lines.

Resin Geode – defining your lines.

One of the many questions I get asked, is how do I stop my colours running into each other? There are many methods that resin artists use, some like to pour in stages, letting some areas cure before moving on to the next. Others will use thick resins that hold their...

How to add texture to your resin waves – time-lapse

How to add texture to your resin waves – time-lapse

In this time-lapse video, I will show you how I added texture to my resin wave.  My aim was to create a three-dimensional wave, and I first attempted to use tile grout mixed in with the resin. However, I found that even when I waited for it to semi-cure before adding...

For great texture in your resin, add real sand.

For great texture in your resin, add real sand.

At 90cm in diameter, this round resin art is my largest beach scene. I wasn't going to create another resin beach art tutorial, however, as I have added the sand in a different manner and loved the results, I felt it was worth sharing. For this project, I added the...

Resin Splashback – My largest project to date (Time-Lapse)

Resin Splashback – My largest project to date (Time-Lapse)

This is by far the largest project I have tackled using resin. I have been planning to create a resin splashback for my kitchen. I gave the kitchen cupboards a makeover two years ago, but put off the splashback, as I didn't know how to tackle the area behind the...

How to create a lotus flower using hot glue and resin

How to create a lotus flower using hot glue and resin

For this project, I wanted to explore using hot glue to create the shape for my resin lotus flower. I found that hot glue was flexible enough to bend the resin into the desired shape.  I initially created four layers for this project, however, I found that three was...

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