Top Five Resin Art Projects for Beginners
Looking for a fun way to make beautiful gifts and household accessories? Get started with a resin art project for beginners! Resin art is a simple and easy way to make items that are truly unique. Thanks to its mesmerising visual properties, you can easily impress your family members and friends with this thoughtful and personalised gem.
Whether you want them to be simple or complex pieces, the resin has a way of making every piece look elegant and clean when used well.
This versatile medium is perfect for beginners and experienced artists alike. From jewellery to furniture pieces, resin art can be used to create unique, one-of-a-kind pieces that will add some style and personality to any space. Harry & Wilma is your one-stop-shop for all your home projects. Find everything from epoxy resin to resin powder and inks and resin moulds.
Here are five beginner-friendly resin art projects that you should try.
1. Geode Coasters:
These eye-catching coasters are perfect for adding a touch of elegance to your home or office. You’ll need some :
- Clear epoxy resin
- Moulds in the shape of your choice (geodes work well!)
- Alcohol ink and a few other supplies depending on the project you choose.
Once all the supplies are gathered, mix up the resin according to the instructions on the package and then pour it into your mould of choice. Add glitter or alcohol ink for an extra pop of colour if desired and let dry overnight before removing from the mould!
2. Resin Jewellery:
Make your own custom earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and more with epoxy resin! All you need is some silicone moulds in shapes of your choice (stars, hearts, flowers etc.), glitter, plastic stir sticks, measuring cups or spoons depending on the size of your project, and jewellery findings if needed (earring posts etc.). Mix up the resin according to package instructions and pour it into each mould cavity before adding alcohol ink if desired. Highlights such as glitter can be added at the mixing stage or alternatively can be added after the resin has been poured into the mould. Let dry completely before removing from the mould and attaching any findings necessary!
3. Resin Art Plaques:
Create beautiful wall hangings with epoxy resin! You’ll need some wood plaques as a base, clear epoxy resin in whatever colours you want to use (make sure it’s suitable for wood surfaces!), glitter, mica powder or alcohol ink, as well as something to stir up the mixture like plastic stir sticks or popsicle sticks. Measure out each ingredient according to package directions before stirring together until completely combined, then pour onto your plaque base! Let dry completely before hanging up on display!
4. Resin Keychains:
Customise your keys with personalised keychains made from epoxy resin! All you need is some silicone moulds in shapes of your choice (stars, hearts etc.), glitter if desired as well as something to stir up the mixture like plastic stir sticks or popsicle sticks.
Measure out each ingredient according to package directions before stirring together until completely combined. At this stage you can mix in highlights such as glitter and now you are ready to pour into each mould cavity, Let dry overnight before removing from the mould and attaching any findings necessary, such as key rings or charms!
Resin art is an incredibly versatile medium that allows artists at all levels of experience—from beginner crafters all the way through professional makers—to produce stunning works of art in no time at all.
With just a few simple supplies like moulds plus basic tools such as measuring cups/spoons plus something like popsicle sticks or plastic spoons/stirrers, anyone can quickly make their own custom geode coasters; jewellery; art plaques; keychains; pens; and so much more with minimal investment needed upfront! So grab those supplies now and get creative with these five easy starter projects today!
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