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The global market of epoxy resin hit a total of just below $8 billion in 2015. This total is made up of sales from construction, electronics, and even wind turbines.  Yet, the most artistic use of epoxy resin is through using molds to create beautiful products. These molds can come in a plethora of shapes and sizes. The best bit is, no two models will look the same.  Using silicone molds for epoxy resin models is not as easy as some people make it look. If you are beginning your resin mold journey, keep reading for some great hints and tips. ...

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Resin art is gaining popularity and can be used for many crafts. While this is an easy form of art to master, many people are unsure of how they can begin creating resin crafts.  Do you want to learn more about deep pour epoxy resin and how you can make epoxy resin crafts? Keep reading this beginner's guide to learn the basics of epoxy resin DIY.  Decide What You Want to Make One of the most important things you need to do before you begin epoxy resin crafts is deciding what you want to make. This will influence every other...

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Have you always wanted to use epoxy resin in your woodworking projects? If you are looking to create a river table design or are just looking to seal your work with a high gloss finish, there is an epoxy resin for you.  There are a ton of ways to use epoxy resin for woodwork. However, here are some things you should know before you start. Epoxy Resin Options There are a few options for resin on the market, and you want to make sure you pick one that matches the needs of your project. These are the two most common...

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You've probably seen mica powder before. It's the effervescent fairy dust of the crafting world, with a natural sparkle that makes your crafts and cosmetics glisten. Once you've seen the attractive look of nature's glitter, you won't want to use anything else!  But... what exactly is mica powder? Is this magical material a little too good to be true? If you're looking to incorporate mica powder into art projects or cosmetic products, it's important to know what you're dealing with. After all, isn't mica the name of a rock? (Yes, it is!)  Read on to learn the ins and outs of mica powder, and...

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  Are you a professional artist looking to dive into a new medium? If you haven’t tried using acrylic paint in your work, you’re missing out. It’s loved by expert artists and beginners alike, and it can help you create your next masterpiece. This article is here to teach you all about acrylic paints and the best ways to use them when you’re creating professional artwork. What is Acrylic Paint? Acrylic paint is accessible and versatile. It’s a water-based paint made of synthetic resins and acrylic polymer emulsion. Acrylics can help you create art in any style. They are more affordable than oil...

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