Time Required :
Over an hour
Intermediate
Intermediate
You're somewhat experienced with the skills necessary to complete this project, but you haven't mastered all the elements, yet.

resin butterfly

This beautiful, etched mould will help you create a gorgeous resin display piece!
Step 1

Mix 140 mL of clear casting resin according to directions.

Step 2

Place mould on a protected surface, like a silicone mat (or parchment paper), and pour resin to fill mould.

Step 3

To create the rainbow bloom background, select a rainbow of shades from the resin dye alcohol inks, along with the white alcohol ink. Put single drops of dye in a row across the butterfly. Put a single drop of white alcohol ink directly over the top of each dye drop.
TIP: Because the white pigment is heavier than the dye, it will push the dye through the resin creating peaks and blooms of dye. Continue in rows to fill the whole butterfly. You can do several layers of the same dye on top of each other. The fewer layers of dye and white that you drop in, the more clear resin you will have in your finished piece.

Step 4

Let resin cure for 12-24 hours.

Step 5

To bring out the etched design, brush acrylic paint over the surface, let it dry a bit, and then wipe it off with a baby wipe (or wet cotton swab).

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    • Color: Natural
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