For this project, I was challenged to create a lava themed piece by my daughter, Emma. She really liked my Ocean-inspired piece and said she would like to see a Lava-inspired one this time.

To create the hot red lava, I used bright red and orange India Ink. This is so that light can pass through the piece. You will see in the video how I added an LED light to help it glow at night.
For the molten rock, I used Acrylic Gems, mixed with some resin, again colour with India Ink. Only this time I used a small amount of black to maintain the translucency.

For this project I used:

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