How to create texture in your resin using filler and potpourri

For this piece I was asked to create a ‘Rainforest’, I wasn’t given any other instructions, other than the person liked a beach artwork I had previously created and that they were happy for me to come up with something. So this is what I have come up with.

For the texture in the background, I used multipurpose filler and used my fingers to ‘stipple’ the effect. The trees were also constructed from the multipurpose filler. The background was painted before applying the resin. As for the foliage, potpourri was used to create the extra texture and depth.

Materials used in this project:

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I hope this video has sparked your creativity and has inspired to create your own resin painting, complete with texture.

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.