Surface Coating https://dev.alumilite.com/ en Amazing Clear Cast Plus Safety Data Sheet https://dev.alumilite.com/node/332 <div class="node node--type-instructions node--view-mode-rss group-one-column ds-2col-stacked-fluid clearfix"> <div class="group-header"> <div><h1> Amazing Clear Cast Plus Safety Data Sheet </h1> </div> </div> <aside class="group-right"> <div> <div>Applications</div> <div> <div><a href="/crafting" hreflang="en">Crafting</a></div> <div><a href="/surface-coating" hreflang="en">Surface Coating</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>PDF Upload</div> <div> <div><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://dev.alumilite.com/sites/default/files/instruction/pdf/Amazing%20Clear%20Cast%20Plus_SDS_0.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=380437">Amazing Clear Cast Plus_SDS_0.pdf</a></span> <span class="file-size">(371.52 KB)</span> </div> </div> </div> </aside> <div class="group-footer"> <div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 17 Jul 2020 12:10:25 +0000 talyor 332 at https://dev.alumilite.com Colorful Resin Turning Vases https://dev.alumilite.com/node/214 <span>Colorful Resin Turning Vases</span> <span><span>hunter</span></span> <span>Fri, 01/10/2020 - 00:38</span> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/gallery/ResinTurning_10.jpeg" width="1000" height="714" alt="Colorful Resin Turning Vases made using Alumilite products" title="Colorful Resin Turning Vases" /> </div> <div> <div>Applications</div> <div> <div><a href="/surface-coating" hreflang="en">Surface Coating</a></div> </div> </div> Fri, 10 Jan 2020 05:38:33 +0000 hunter 214 at https://dev.alumilite.com Mandala Painting by Deanna P. https://dev.alumilite.com/node/203 <span>Mandala Painting by Deanna P.</span> <span><span>hunter</span></span> <span>Thu, 01/09/2020 - 23:38</span> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/gallery/AmazingEpoxy_9.jpg" width="640" height="480" alt="Mandala Painting by Deanna P." title="Mandala Painting by Deanna P." /> </div> <div> <div>Applications</div> <div> <div><a href="/surface-coating" hreflang="en">Surface Coating</a></div> </div> </div> Fri, 10 Jan 2020 04:38:28 +0000 hunter 203 at https://dev.alumilite.com Frida Kahlo inspires #cre8time "VIVA LA VIDA" https://dev.alumilite.com/node/124 <div class="node node--type-instructions node--view-mode-rss ds-2col-stacked-fluid clearfix"> <div class="group-header"> <div><h1> Frida Kahlo inspires #cre8time &quot;VIVA LA VIDA&quot; </h1> </div> <div> <div><div class="row bs-1col taxonomy-term taxonomy-term--type-youtube-videos taxonomy-term--view-mode-video"> <div class="col-sm-12 bs-region bs-region--main"> <div><figure class="youtube-container youtube-container--responsive"> <iframe src="https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/2DnexFUDjVQ?modestbranding=1&amp;theme=light&amp;wmode=opaque&amp;autohide=1&amp;iv_load_policy=3" id="youtube-field-player" class="youtube-field-player" title="Embedded video for Amazing Clear Cast" aria-label="Embedded video for Amazing Clear Cast: https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/2DnexFUDjVQ?modestbranding=1&amp;theme=light&amp;wmode=opaque&amp;autohide=1&amp;iv_load_policy=3" allowfullscreen></iframe> </figure> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="group-left"> <div><p>Hi there! <strong>Maria</strong> here with a project I've been wanting to share with everyone. I love the artist Frida Kahlo, and after looking up some of her many quotes, I was inspired to create with these in mind. I created this piece inspired by a short but very strong phrase, <strong><em>"Viva la Vida"</em></strong> which means <em>"Live Life". </em><strong>She looks AMAZING and love it!</strong> I think I will do a collection of "Frida" inspired frames like this one.</p></div> </div> <aside class="group-right"> <div> <div>Applications</div> <div> <div><a href="/crafting" hreflang="en">Crafting</a></div> <div><a href="/surface-coating" hreflang="en">Surface Coating</a></div> </div> </div> </aside> <div class="group-footer"> <div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/VivaLaVida_1.jpg?itok=HyznHvK1" width="400" height="478" alt="Sketch and draw Frida image " title="Viva La Vida 1" /> </div> <div><p>I sketched an image of Frida, then took out my Walnut Hollow burning tool from and began to trace around the image.</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Frida_Two.jpg?itok=3aIlCtvB" width="417" height="400" alt="Add shading to wood" title="Frida 2" /> </div> <div><p>I love burning images on wood. For this piece, I decided to add shading too. Whenever I draw or paint I have to add shading and details, though this is the first time I tried it on wood – and it will not be the last because I really loved how this turned out.</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Frida_3.jpg?itok=KSJjNib7" width="480" height="261" alt="Add color with paint and stamps. Use glue to put together pieces." title="Frida 3" /> </div> <div><p>I used Plaid acrylic paints to add color to the piece, then I stamped the quote using black ink. As you can see the hair was left alone, as I didn't want to cover all the shading I had done. I used wood glue to put together the two pieces.</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Frida_4.jpg?itok=w5h3Cp25" width="358" height="480" alt="Use gold paint to finish the frame" title="Frida 4" /> </div> <div><p>I used gold paint to paint the sides and the back of the finished frame.</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Frida_5.jpg?itok=E5A1lqiT" width="400" height="400" alt="Add finishing touches " title="Frida 5" /> </div> <div><p>Then I coiled some colored wire over a paintbrush, added some beads and wrapped it around the cut outs on the top corners. I also added beads to make her earring, and finished with some swarovski clear crystals. </p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Frida_6.jpg?itok=pg3MajsB" width="480" height="360" alt="Measure out equal parts of Alumilite Amazing Clear Cast" title="Frida 6" /> </div> <div><p>To finish off this piece I decided to add a layer of Amazing Clear Cast Resin. Not only would this resin give it a glass-like finish, but the colors would be brighter too.</p> <p><strong>I gathered these supplies in preparation: </strong>parchment paper, wipes, measuring cups, a mixing stick, and Amazing Clear Cast Resin. Using Amazing Clear Cast Resin is pretty easy. First you measure out equal amounts of parts "A" and "B"</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Frida_7.jpg?itok=GtX5CVQT" width="480" height="247" alt="Add Alumilite Amazing Clear Cast part A to part B and gently spread thin layer " title="Frida 7" /> </div> <div><p>Add part "A" to part "B" and mix the Amazing Clear Cast Resin slowly. When completely mixed, let it sit for a few minutes for the bubbles to go away. Now the resin is ready to apply to the piece. I gently spread a thin layer of resin around using the mixing stick, and set aside to cure.</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 27 Dec 2019 00:14:23 +0000 hunter 124 at https://dev.alumilite.com Spellbinding Statement Jewels Instructions https://dev.alumilite.com/node/118 <div class="node node--type-instructions node--view-mode-rss ds-2col-stacked-fluid clearfix"> <div class="group-header"> <div><h1> Spellbinding Statement Jewels Instructions </h1> </div> </div> <div class="group-left"> <div><p>I have in my stash, some oldies but goodies from Spellbinders Paper Arts – some awesome metal bezels that are solid and beautiful, with lots of room for inclusions. I grabbed some glitter and transformed this bezel into this bohemian inspired necklace with Amazing Clear Cast Resin.</p></div> </div> <aside class="group-right"> <div> <div>Applications</div> <div> <div><a href="/crafting" hreflang="en">Crafting</a></div> <div><a href="/surface-coating" hreflang="en">Surface Coating</a></div> </div> </div> </aside> <div class="group-footer"> <div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Spellbinding_1.jpg?itok=K3nU5kxZ" width="480" height="480" alt="Find original piece to mold" title="Spellbinding 1" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 1: </strong>Find a base for your pendent mold</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Spellbinding_2.JPG?itok=eTYFrAfH" width="480" height="480" alt="Pour properly mixed Amazing Clear Cast and wait until fully cured" title="Spellbinding 2" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 2: </strong>Prepare a batch of Amazing Clear Cast Resin – mixing equal portions of parts "A" and "B" and wait for the mold to dry overnight or when all the air bubbles are dissipate</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Spellbinding_3.JPG?itok=ZFmX_tmk" width="302" height="480" alt="Finish your art piece with glitter and a chain of your choice" title="Spellbinding 3" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 3: </strong>Remove mold, add gliter, and attach to a chain of your choice</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 26 Dec 2019 23:09:43 +0000 hunter 118 at https://dev.alumilite.com Faux Stained Glass https://dev.alumilite.com/node/117 <div class="node node--type-instructions node--view-mode-rss ds-2col-stacked-fluid clearfix"> <div class="group-header"> <div><h1> Faux Stained Glass </h1> </div> </div> <div class="group-left"> <div><p>Hello Fellow Artists! It's Lara here with a project I've been dreaming to make for some time... Who wants to make some stained glass?! I've transformed an old frame into amazing faux stained glass and I'm excited to share it with you all! </p></div> </div> <aside class="group-right"> <div> <div>Applications</div> <div> <div><a href="/crafting" hreflang="en">Crafting</a></div> <div><a href="/surface-coating" hreflang="en">Surface Coating</a></div> </div> </div> </aside> <div class="group-footer"> <div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/FauxStained_1.jpg?itok=tA_Nn1dW" width="360" height="480" alt="Find a base for the mold" title="Faux Stained 1" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 1: </strong>Find a base for your mold (a frame, in this case), and some plexiglass to create the glass effect as well as a reference for where the stained glass will be</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/FauxStained_2.jpg?itok=ZDZxCXID" width="360" height="480" alt="Mix first batch of Alumilite Clear Cast Resin using Alumilite Dyes and Alumilite Pearlescent Powder" title="Faux Stained 2" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 2: </strong>Mix up the first batch of Amazing Clear Cast Resin using Alumilite dyes, with different shades of blue and purple and add some sparkle to the resin with Alumilite Pearlescent Powder.</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/FauxStained_3.jpg?itok=GgAtVdeK" width="360" height="480" alt="Use Alumilite Stir Stick to slowly add Alumilite Amazing Clear Cast to each square" title="Faux Stained 3" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 3:</strong> Using a stir stick, slowly add resin to each of the squares, focusing on one color at a time. </p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/FauxStained_4.jpg?itok=rkzH6wPd" width="360" height="480" alt="Use the Alumilite Stir Stick to push the Alumilite Amazing Clear Cast up to edges of each square" title="Faux Stained 4" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 4: </strong>Use the stick to push the resin up to the edges of each square to help prevent overflow</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/FauxStained_5.jpg?itok=fTOgKxku" width="325" height="325" alt="Mix and apply Alumilite Silver Metallic Powder" title="Faux Stained 5" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 5: M</strong>ix and apply one color at a time using the Alumilite Silver Metallic Powder and the clear pearlescent resin. Let it cure overnight</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/FauxStained_6.jpg?itok=z_mfQw0D" width="325" height="244" alt="Add hardware to frame" title="Faux Stained 6" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 6: </strong>Add hanging hardware and ribbon and hang it wherever you'd like</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 26 Dec 2019 22:58:17 +0000 hunter 117 at https://dev.alumilite.com Faux Crystal Jewelry https://dev.alumilite.com/node/115 <div class="node node--type-instructions node--view-mode-rss ds-2col-stacked-fluid clearfix"> <div class="group-header"> <div><h1> Faux Crystal Jewelry </h1> </div> </div> <div class="group-left"> <div><p>Good day fellow crafters! <a href="https://createbyburffrau.blogspot.com/">Brenda</a> here from <a href="https://createbyburffrau.blogspot.com/">Creativity is a State of Mind</a> and I'm so glad to be back showing you my newest fun addiction... making faux glass druzy bezels! I've been thinking about Valentine's Day projects and for this piece, red just fit my mood.</p></div> </div> <aside class="group-right"> <div> <div>Applications</div> <div> <div><a href="/crafting" hreflang="en">Crafting</a></div> <div><a href="/surface-coating" hreflang="en">Surface Coating</a></div> </div> </div> </aside> <div class="group-footer"> <div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Druzy_1.jpg?itok=9bGa_l9d" width="325" height="253" alt="Use Alumilite Dye in red mixed with Amazing Clear Cast into empty bezel " title="Druzy 1" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 1: </strong> Start out with Amazing Clear Cast Resin and the Alumilite Red Dye and an empty bezel. Then, add about 2 tiny drops of the Alumilite Red Dye to the Amazing Clear Cast Resin after it is all mixed up. Finally, slowly pour that into the bezel and let this cure overnight. The clear cast resin does need to cure for 24 hours</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Druzy_2.jpg?itok=IKQTfyTL" width="360" height="480" alt="Break Glass beads with hammer " title="Druzy 2" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 2: </strong>Prepare some glass. Use glass glob beads that are used as vase fillers. Put a glass glob in a baggie and hit it with a hammer until it is broken up nicely. Please don't forget your eye protection</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Druzy_3.jpg?itok=OU_UuqRV" width="360" height="480" alt="Shake glass pieces together with alcohol ink to color glass pieces" title="Druzy 3" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 3: </strong>Next I take the silver alcohol ink and add a few drops into an empty pill container and add a few glass chunks. Do the same with the cranberry alcohol inks and more glass pieces.</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Druzy_4.jpg?itok=nh23HjZQ" width="325" height="301" alt="Pour Glass pieces onto a paper plate and let dry" title="Druzy 4" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 4: </strong>Swish the pill bottle around and pour the alcohol out, and then pour the glass shards onto a paper plate and let dry</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Druzy_5.jpg?itok=zymGdsWP" width="325" height="198" alt="Place glass pieces onto bezel using Amazing Clear Cast as glue and let fully cure" title="Druzy 5" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 5: </strong>Once the resin has cured, mix up a tiny batch of more Amazing Clear Cast Resin and paint a layer over the cured resin. Carefully place the glass pieces into the resin (use tweezers), building up in the middle and then layering around to fill the entire bezel. Let cure for another 24 hours</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Druzy_6.jpg?itok=_zKQEO-g" width="325" height="293" alt="Amazing Clear Cast faux crystal jewelry" title="Druzy 6" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 6: </strong>After curing, add a chain to your crystal and wear it</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 26 Dec 2019 22:42:14 +0000 hunter 115 at https://dev.alumilite.com Whale Wall Art https://dev.alumilite.com/node/114 <div class="node node--type-instructions node--view-mode-rss ds-2col-stacked-fluid clearfix"> <div class="group-header"> <div><h1> Whale Wall Art </h1> </div> </div> <div class="group-left"> <div><p>Hi everyone! <a href="https://lynzcraftz.blogspot.com/">Lyn</a> here with you today from <a href="https://lynzcraftz.blogspot.com/">LynzCraftz</a>. It's no secret that I love Summer... the Ocean... the Beach... the sound of the waves and the salty sea air – so before Summer ends, I thought I would get in one last Summer project. I've named it "Whale Song" for obvious reasons...</p></div> </div> <aside class="group-right"> <div> <div>Applications</div> <div> <div><a href="/crafting" hreflang="en">Crafting</a></div> <div><a href="/surface-coating" hreflang="en">Surface Coating</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>PDF Upload</div> <div> <div><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://dev.alumilite.com/sites/default/files/instruction/pdf/Amazing%20Epoxy%20-%20Whale%20Wall%20Art%20-%202019-05-01.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=205843">Amazing Epoxy - Whale Wall Art - 2019-05-01.pdf</a></span> <span class="file-size">(201.02 KB)</span> </div> </div> </div> </aside> <div class="group-footer"> <div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Whale_1.jpg?itok=PCyifi3G" width="374" height="480" alt="Create mold of sculpey whales with Amazing Mold Rubber and cast whales with Amazing Clear Cast and use Alumilite Dye to color the whales" title="Whale 1" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 1: </strong>I first started with a couple polymer clay whales that I sculpted from <a href="https://www.moldputty.com/products/tools/super-sculpey">Super Sculpey</a> (baked according to package directions). I left each whale flat on the back so I could glue them down. I glued each down into my mold box, then I poured over a batch of <a href="https://www.moldputty.com/products/mold-making/amazing-mold-rubber">Amazing Mold Rubber</a> to create the mold (<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mK9AXZHhZ8w">CLICK HERE</a> to view mixing/preparation). In a few hours, the mold is cured! I removed the originals and it was time to pour some clear blue resin. For the whales I've mixed up <a href="https://www.moldputty.com/products/casting-resins/amazing-clear-cast">Amazing Clear Cast Resin</a> and Ocean Blue <a href="https://www.moldputty.com/products/resin-dyes/alumilite-dye">Alumilite Dye</a>... aren't they cute?</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Whale_2.jpg?itok=1jGcRN9q" width="325" height="244" alt="Use wooden canvas painted with acrylic paints for background" title="Whale 2" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 2: </strong>Then using a wooden canvas I had purchased, I painted it with some acrylic paints. Just a basic underwater type background which will get mostly covered up.</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Whale_3.jpg?itok=tpaozb9S" width="325" height="244" alt="Mix Amazing Clear Cast with Alumilite dye and Alumidust for background" title="Whale 3" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 3: </strong>Here comes the fun part... I mixed up some <a href="https://www.moldputty.com/products/casting-resins/amazing-clear-cast">Amazing Clear Cast Resin</a> and divided it into 5 small cups; adding <a href="https://www.moldputty.com/products/resin-dyes/alumidust">Alumidust</a> to each cup in similar colors to my painted background in 4 of them. In the fifth one, I added a bit of White <a href="https://www.moldputty.com/products/resin-dyes/alumilite-dye">Alumilite Dye</a>.</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Whale_4.jpg?itok=Wwk1HAkt" width="325" height="245" alt="Pour Amazing Clear Cast onto background with corresponding color. Press Whales into wet resin and let cute for a few hours " title="Whale 4" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 4: </strong>Carefully pouring each of the four colors on their corresponding color area (kinda like a paint by number... LOL), I used a stir stick to help move the colors around. I placed the two original polymer whales along with the blue cast whales into the wet resin on the background and left it to cure for 3-4 hours before continuing.</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Whale_5.jpg?itok=MJX6Pjq1" width="325" height="244" alt="Mix Amazing Clear Cast with Alumilite Pearlescent Powder and pour mixture over entire art piece" title="Whale 5" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 5: </strong>The final step was to mix just a touch (the tip of my pallet knife) of the <a href="https://www.moldputty.com/products/resin-powder/alumilite-metallic-powders">Alumilite Pearlescent Metallic Powder</a> into another batch of <a href="https://www.moldputty.com/products/casting-resins/amazing-clear-cast">Amazing Clear Cast Resin</a>, then pour this mixture over the entire piece – whales and all.</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Whale_6.jpg?itok=tyrkSW5s" width="325" height="244" alt="Let Amazing Clear Cast fully cure and admire your art" title="Whale 6" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 6: </strong>After letting this cure overnight, the results are well... AMAZING! You can see the sparkle from the tiny bit of Pearlescent powder that I added to the final layer of <a href="https://www.moldputty.com/products/casting-resins/amazing-clear-cast">Amazing Clear Cast Resin</a> – it's so pretty! A little bit of work but well worth it in the end.</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 26 Dec 2019 22:28:00 +0000 hunter 114 at https://dev.alumilite.com Wearable Skull Candy https://dev.alumilite.com/node/109 <div class="node node--type-instructions node--view-mode-rss ds-2col-stacked-fluid clearfix"> <div class="group-header"> <div><h1> Wearable Skull Candy </h1> </div> </div> <div class="group-left"> <div><p>Hello everyone! <a href="https://kristietaylor.blogspot.com/">Kristie Taylor</a> here today... and I just love Halloween! It is by far my favorite holiday! Why you ask... well its because I have always been a little weird in the fact that I like skulls, spiders and all things just a little bit creepy – you may have noticed that in my art?!</p> <p>For today's project, we will take two molds from my stash and use them together to create a fun necklace that is just a little bit creepy and perfect to wear for all hallows eve!</p></div> </div> <aside class="group-right"> <div> <div>Applications</div> <div> <div><a href="/crafting" hreflang="en">Crafting</a></div> <div><a href="/surface-coating" hreflang="en">Surface Coating</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>PDF Upload</div> <div> <div><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://dev.alumilite.com/sites/default/files/instruction/pdf/Amazing%20Epoxy%20-%20Wearable%20Skull%20Candy%20-%202019-05-01.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=572299">Amazing Epoxy - Wearable Skull Candy - 2019-05-01.pdf</a></span> <span class="file-size">(558.89 KB)</span> </div> </div> </div> </aside> <div class="group-footer"> <div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Skull_1.jpg?itok=715SFTpl" width="325" height="244" alt="Measure equal amounts of side A and B " title="Skull 1" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 1: </strong>Lets start by mixing some Amazing Clear Cast Resin. It's pretty easy... just measure out equal portions of parts "A" and "B".  </p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Skull_2.jpg?itok=raPND569" width="325" height="244" alt="Mix until clear with no streaks or cloudiness " title="Skull 2" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 2: </strong>Then combine and mix together, stirring slowly until there are no streaks or cloudiness. Set this aside for five minutes so that any bubbles created while mixing can rise and escape.</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Skull_3.jpg?itok=UIeMPyoS" width="325" height="244" alt="Split Amazing Clear Cast into two cups and use Alumilite Dye in one of the two cups" title="Skull 3" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 3: </strong>Divide clear resin into two cups; then to one cup I add a very small dot of Alumilite Violet Dye.</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Skull_4.jpg?itok=lNmdIb3N" width="325" height="244" alt="Use Alumidust to color the other cup of Amazing Clear Cast" title="Skull 4" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 4: </strong>To the other add a very small amount of Interference Purple Alumidust. I stir slowly to incorporate color, then pour these into my two molds – I fill the skull with the lighter color and the frame with the dark violet. I set aside to cure (this usually takes about 24 hours).</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Skull_5.jpg?itok=k6C46dn2" width="360" height="480" alt="Demold and use Alumilite Metallic Powder to add highlight" title="Skull 5" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 5: </strong>Once cured, I de-mold the beautifully detailed castings and apply some metallic rubs with my fingertips to highlight all that yummy texture!</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Skull_6.jpg?itok=RCTRUlJa" width="360" height="480" alt="Use glue to adhere both Alumilite Resin pieces" title="Skull 6" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 6: </strong>Then use a strong glue – I like Beacon Powertac to adhere the two resin pieces together and also to adhere a heat embossed chipboard shape to the back.</p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/Skull_7.jpg?itok=lgUe_Z2B" width="347" height="480" alt="Finish Amazing Clear Cast jewelry with beads and a chain " title="Skull 7" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 7: </strong>To complete, I add findings, a chain and some sparkly beads. Just like that, we have a uniquely cool piece that is just a little bit spooky!</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 26 Dec 2019 19:29:32 +0000 hunter 109 at https://dev.alumilite.com Valentine's Day Decor https://dev.alumilite.com/node/107 <div class="node node--type-instructions node--view-mode-rss ds-2col-stacked-fluid clearfix"> <div class="group-header"> <div><h1> Valentine&#039;s Day Decor </h1> </div> </div> <div class="group-left"> <div><p><a href="http://www.stuffbybelle.com/">Michele</a> here with a quick make in honor of "LOVE"... a small wall hanging and showing love isn't only for Valentines Day. I found a perfect little slice of wood, it spoke to me and I just had to create with it!!</p></div> </div> <aside class="group-right"> <div> <div>Applications</div> <div> <div><a href="/crafting" hreflang="en">Crafting</a></div> <div><a href="/surface-coating" hreflang="en">Surface Coating</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>PDF Upload</div> <div> <div><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://dev.alumilite.com/sites/default/files/instruction/pdf/Amazing%20Epoxy%20-%20Valentine_%23039_s%20Day%20Decor%20-%202019-05-01.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=144151">Amazing Epoxy - Valentine_#039_s Day Decor - 2019-05-01.pdf</a></span> <span class="file-size">(140.77 KB)</span> </div> </div> </div> </aside> <div class="group-footer"> <div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/WoodSlice_1.jpg?itok=zvaRFiXq" width="325" height="244" alt="Stamp wood with design " title="Wood Slice 1" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 1: </strong>I stamped with some <a href="http://www.vlvstamps.com/">Viva Las VegaStamps!</a> images and colored directly onto my slice of wood. I also hand stamped the word love and rubbed a bit of Archival Ink in the impression. <em>**You want to be sure that the wood is completely dried out and free of moisture before moving on to next step.</em></p></div> </div> </div> </div> <div><div class="paragraph paragraph--type-steps paragraph--view-mode-default ds-1col clearfix"> <div> <div> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/instruction/WoodSlice_2.jpg?itok=vECmhyC7" width="325" height="187" alt="Coat wood slice with Amazing Clear Cast to create a glossy protective layer" title="Wood Slice 2" /> </div> <div><p><strong>Step 2: </strong>I used <a href="https://www.moldputty.com/products/casting-resins/amazing-clear-cast">Amazing Clear Cast Resin</a> to create a protective layer over my stamping and to make it seem like it was a painting under a piece of glass. The Amazing Clear Cast Resin brought out the beautiful details of the wood – look at that heathering in the bark... WOW!</p></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 26 Dec 2019 18:06:12 +0000 hunter 107 at https://dev.alumilite.com