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Learn how to make resin toys

The Yupapotami are keen to learn how to make resin toys. Check out the new book by J.E.Moores titled: How To Make Resin Toys and learn about Glove Molds, Putty Molds, Block Molds, Silicone Rubber, Urethane Plastic, finishing, painting, containing … Continue reading

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How To Make Resin Toys Video 4: Black Rub

Black Rub is a technique where you toothbrush black acrylic paint onto a resin toy, then use a damp paper towel to clean it off. Black paint stays in the deep areas showing off the details of your resin toy. … Continue reading

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How to make stacking trays from used water bottles

I recycle our 5 gallon spring water bottles into small plastic trays. I use them for casting resin toys to catch drips and spills. My wife uses them to sprout seeds when gardening. You can see in the photo how … Continue reading

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How To Make Resin Toys Video 3: Pouring Resin

Here I cast Smooth-Cast 300 urethane resin into several types of molds. I find that each mold has it’s own issues. Because resin can only flow where gravity can take it, your mold might have air bubble issues. After a … Continue reading

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How To Make Resin Toys Video 2: Go With The Flow

When designing a resin toy you have to be aware that you have to work with gravity. The liquid resin can only flow where gravity can take it. Let’s say you designed a character. If his arms are up they … Continue reading

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How To Make Resin Toys: Rebound 25

Here are the how to videos from Smooth-On of their product Rebound 25 Brushable Silicone Rubber. I use Rebound 25 to make glove molds to cast simple tapered shapes, or “lumps” as I like to call them. The glove mold … Continue reading

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How To Make Resin Toys Video 1: Lump of Sculpey

Learning how to make resin toys is a very involved process so it is smart to start out with a simple shape that will mold and cast easily. Sculpey polymer clay is great to use because you can fire it … Continue reading

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How To Make Resin Toys

How To Make Re… By J.E.Moores Book Preview How To Make Resin Toys by J.E.Moores. This book is intended to provide an artist with the basics so you can get in there and successfully cast your very own resin toys … Continue reading

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