Resin and Alcohol Ink Art Basics: Make coasters and artworks | Deby Coles | Skillshare

Resin and Alcohol Ink Art Basics: Make coasters and artworks

Deby Coles, Artist and teacher

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19 Lessons (58m)
    • 1. Welcome and introduction

    • 2. Why are they called petri?

    • 3. Safety considerations for resin and alcohol inks

    • 4. Basic supplies and materials needed

    • 5. Alcohol inks basics

    • 6. Which brand of resin should you use?

    • 7. Measuring the volume of your mold

    • 8. Preparing the mold

    • 9. Mixing resin & dealing with bubbles

    • 10. Adding inks to the resin

    • 11. Unmolding our first piece

    • 12. Adding glitter to your petris

    • 13. Unmolding our next piece

    • 14. Creating movement with swirls

    • 15. Unmolding issues

    • 16. Finishing the back

    • 17. Displaying your pieces

    • 18. Make money with Macros

    • 19. Wrap up

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About This Class

Relax and have fun with your new hobby! The fascinating reactions of alcohol inks in resin will delight you. Make pretty and practical items like coasters, paperweights, pendants and larger art pieces.

It's time to let go and go with the flow! Be mesmerised by the incredible effects created when resin and alcohol inks combine in what is known as the resin petri. You can create both pretty and practical pieces such as coasters, pendants, buttons, paperweights and larger art pieces with these techniques. But be warned - it can be addictive! You'll love watching the inks react with the resin to make the intricate shapes and details. It's a very relaxing process.

Our class will cover the basics of the resin and alcohol ink techniques and inspire you to go on and create your own amazing mini artworks. Stare into the intricate details and it's like the whole galaxy right there in your resin. Or like looking at life under the microscope. The class also includes tips on how you can create additional income from selling prints of your pieces too. People really are fascinated by how these look, and you will be too.

Even if you've never used resin or alcohol inks before, everything you need to know is covered in the class. It's fun, easy, relaxing and rewarding.

Additional resources for use with this class:

Class Download - includes materials list with links and suppliers, additional free videos that are referenced in this class and links to other resources.