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  • 3D Painting: Layered Resin and Acrylic Paint

    Thanks for the kind words! 3D resin collage can yield suuuper cool results (see the work of Dustin Yellin and Sebastian Wahl). As for keeping the items in place, I'd say the definitely need to be 'stuck' in position somehow, or else they'd move around. As for how to stick them, I could see double-stick tape or some sort of adhesive working, but I might worry about the air bubbles that could be under the object when you pour the resin that might show up later during the curing process. I don't have much experience with doing what you're describing, but I'd recommend trying to make sure you allow as little air as possible to get trapped under/in the objects that you're encapsulating in resin (unless that's an effect you're going for!)

    Thanks! Glad to hear you dig my work, and also happy you noticed the detail of the clouds. Nice eye for detail, as I did use a different process to paint those clouds than I did for all the other elements-- a technique that I learned from a mentor/friend, Nome Edonna. I used my finger as a brush! :)

    Dood! Thank you for the kind words! That one is my favorite too, but I'm sad to say I still haven't finished repairing it :(

    Hmm-- I know people use silicone to create standalone resin objects, but I'm not certain that's an option for a piece as big as a table top. Maybe look into using acrylic plastic as the container? Acrylic might present problems with contracting/expanding/cracking during the curing process though, so unfortunately I don't have an answer to give you that will guarantee success.

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  • Thanks! Glad you dig it

    thank you! please share your results once you've finished :)

    looking forward to seeing your results!

    for my first one I actually used the back side of a "wooden canvas"

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  • Just a lot of practice and patience mostly :). The ability to scrape away paint on the resin also helps, because I can go back and re-do stuff or clean up the edges.

    Just a lot of practice and patience mostly :). The ability to scrape away paint on the resin also helps, because I can go back and re-do stuff or clean up the edges.

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