How to create crushed glass fish and set them in resin

In this week’s video I have experimented with crushed glass and resin. From making the mould out of foam board and mounting them in resin.

The original plan was to create three fish out of the crushed glass and resin, by making a mould out of 5mm thick foam board and then pouring another slab of resin for the fish to sit on.

Once cured, I wasn’t happy with the original idea, so moved on to plan B. So now we have two separate resin pieces.

The video also goes into detail on how the resin pieces are mounted into a couple of IKEA frames.

Materials required:

  • Foam Board (5mm thick)
  • Plastic bags or Painter’s Tape (to line the mould)
  • Crushed Glass (or equivalent)
  • Resin – I use U Resin Standard UV
  • Pigments or paints to colour the resin
  • Picture Frames

I hope this video inspires you get creative making your own mould and creating your own crushed glass shapes.

Sue Findlay

Visual Artist and Designer

Sue Findlay is a visual artist and designer who lives in Perth, Western Australia.

Sue loves push the boundaries of resin and mixed media in order to bring you new and interesting ways to inspire your creativity.