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Offline G.Robinson

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« on: October 01, 2014, 06:41:41 PM »
Hey guys I'm wanting to start playing with this casting resin I got from miachels but I can't find any pearl ex dyes ? My question is will a acrylic model paint dye the resin or is that a no no ? Just wanting to make a few to see how it goes but want to color it any info

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Re: Color
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2014, 07:04:45 PM »
Check out the International Association of Penturners casting forum.  They are the true gurus of casting.

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Offline Chris @ Palmetto Pens & Calls

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Re: Color
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2015, 06:10:13 AM »
I only use the oil paints because acrylic is a water based paint and it can hinder the curing process.  What I do is pour a small amount of pr into a little Dixie drinking cup about a 1/4" thick then mix in the amount of oil paint I want.  once that is mixed together at a smooth consistency with no major lumps of paint then I pout more resin into the cup and mix that together.   If you pour a cup full of resin then mix in your paint it will not mix in a good consistency and will be lumpy.