in this video, I make a triptych resin painting on three round wooden canvases. I use primary colors and gold. I use several mediums to color my resin including pigment powders, inks, acrylic paints, spray paint, and more. For links to supplies I use in my Resin Art, see below.
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Tips: Use a different medium for each, such as alcohol inks, acrylic inks, acrylic Paints, pigment powders, spray paint, etc.Budget friendly options/tips:
-eyeshadows work just like pigment powders and you can get some really cool colors at your local dollar store if you don’t already have some in the back of your makeup drawer!
-food coloring works to give a transparent look to your resin, just like alcohol inks. Food coloring works great with a little silicone oil mixed in it if you want a cell, lacing effect in your piece
Last tip of the day: KNOW WHEN TO STOP. DO NOT WORK YOUR RESIN INTO A MUDDY MESS. THE EFFECTS WILL HAPPEN AFTER YOU WALK AWAY FROM THE PIECE. trust in the process.
Please let me know if you have any questions!
Here are some of the items I use frequently in my resin art:
Pearl Ex Pigments: this is the kit I have and I love it
Wood Canvas (I use MDF board, but birch wood will work just as well. You can buy MDF board at Home Depot or Lowe’s and they are usually happy to cut it to whichever size you prefer.)