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Questions About Resin Art
How Do I Start Making Resin Art?
You just need to get some safety equipment, resin, colors, and an idea to get started in resin art. It is recommended to start with a smaller project when you first get started though.
This article will get you started with all the information you need as a resin art beginner. Covering everything you need to know, from safety to the equipment you will need and how to color your resin project.
What Is The Best Resin For Beginners?
The best resin for beginners is Amazing Clear Cast Resin. This is because it is easy to work with and will give you great results on many different projects.
If you are looking for the best resin for your project then we have put together a whole list of the best resins for any project that you can see here.
Is It Expensive To Make Resin Art?
Resin art is a somewhat expensive art. The biggest cost is that of the resin and colors that you will use for doing the artwork. There is also a bit of a setup cost for the safety equipment you need.
Once you have your equipment and some materials it will be a lot cheaper and the highest ongoing cost for resin art is the cost of the resin itself which ranges from around $30 for 1/2 Gallons to around $70.
How Long Does It Take To Make Resin Art?
A normal resin project should take no longer than an hour to complete. Then the resin will take anywhere from 24-72 hours to completely harden.
What Supplies Do I Need For Resin Art?
You will need, safety equipment, mixing and application tools, and the appropriate resin for either a mold or something to pour it on like a cutting board. Optionally you can also use a heat gun and blow torch, along with other artistic tools to get different effects like brushes and needles.
There are many different tools that you will need depending on the project that you would like to take on. You can find a full list of supplies here.
What Crafts Can You Do With Resin?
You can do a wide variety of resin craft projects with the resin including making jewelry, coasters, and trays all the way up to whole tables, and other furniture.
Resin is also great for use with lights because it is clear and can be colored so you can create some very interesting lighting effects.
How Hard Is It To Work With Resin?
Resin is not hard to work with. Because it is a liquid it is very easy to make into any shape using molds or use it to coat items. Just follow the instructions from the manufacturer of the resin you are using.
Make sure you know the properties of the resin you are using as this will let you know how long the resin can be worked before it starts to harden.