Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Bezel Wire and Resin - A Tutorial For Experienced Resin Users Part TWO

Here is my heart shaped bezel on the morning of DAY TWO.  After twelve hours you can easily see where I poured in some coloured resin and a little clear resin in random locations.  There are a few areas at the base of my shape that have no resin...it is just exposed double-sided tape.
 I am now adding a "second pour" of Jewelry Resin to just make sure the entire bottom is definitely resin.  My resin bottom layer is only about 1/10 of an inch high.  It is a very thin pour designed to just ensure my bezel shape remains solid and that resin is not seeping out through the bottom.
 I also dropped in a few glass beads.  I let this heart shape cure for an additional 8-10 hour.  
DAY TWO EVENING I added paper and embellishments.  You can see my mod-podge which is gluing everything to that first thin resin bottom.  I worked carefully because the resin in the bottom is relatively hard, but it still needs a full 48 hour cure.
 After my glue was dry I was able to see how my mini collage was looking.  At this point I added in some paint and glitter.
Now I prepared my "third pour" of Jewelry Resin.  You can see that I did not pour my resin to the brim.  This will allow me to work on one more level.  I'll show you that next.

My Tutorial

Bezel Wire and Resin Part One - A Tutorial For Experienced Resin Users 

Bezel Wire and Resin Part Two - A Tutorial For Experienced Resin Users

Bezel Wire and Resin Part Three - A Tutorial For Experienced Resin Users

Bezel Wire and Resin Part Four - A Tutorial For Experienced Resin Users

These posts were designed, photographed and written by me.
They appeared on Resin Crafts Blog.

Chris said...

Wow! I am really loving what you are doing here! Its going to look amazing! I can't wait to see what else you do!

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