Spotlight: Resin Artists

By Kate Riley August 21, 2018

After trying my hand at resin art for the first time with these ocean inspired pieces, I discovered I really like getting creative with this medium. With resin, you mix colors, you pour, you blend, the magic happens, and in the end you get a slightly unpredictable yet absolutely beautiful abstract piece of art with a high gloss shine. It’s made me want to RESIN ALL THE THINGS.

I was so inspired I decided to create a resin top for my new DIY desk and I did it! Last weekend, I created this amazing surface with such cool detail. Then that night I got cleaned up, I went out on the town and upon my return, I discovered my cat had danced all over the surface completely ruining it. UGH. So…. I have to redo the entire desktop and this time you can be sure that cat will be on lockdown until the surface dries.

I started researching artists that do this professionally and discovered some very talented artists selling and showcasing their work online and on Instagram. Resin artwork is more expensive because resin epoxy is more costly than acrylic paint so it drives the prices up, but still, take a peek at some of these pieces large and small, they are the coolest and worth the price for an original piece of art.

These artists get really creative with the fluid resin medium, they use crystals and gold leaf to make geode wall art, special lacing techniques to create wave art, and also use resin epoxy to make home decor and jewelry.  Be sure to check out their portfolios to be inspired, purchase, or commission an original piece.

 

Mrs. Colorberry

 

 portfolio / instagram

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Tamsin Pearse

 

portfolio / instagram

Art by Loyal

 

etsy shop / instagram

 

Ann Upton

 

portfolio / instagram

 

Mitch Gobel

 

portfolio / instagram

 

Elaine Dilay

 

portfolio / instagram

Liza Vaughn

 

instagram / youtube

 

Iveta Horvath

 

instagram

 

Phoebe Moonyean Gander

 

instagram

Martine Vanderspuy

 

gallery / instagram

If you know of any other talented fluid resin artists, be sure to share them in the comments!

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8 comments

  1. Bree Poort works with this medium and has beautiful art! Check out her blog for some inspiring work. Justbree.com

  2. There are many facebook groups dedicated to paint pouring – their work is fascinating.

  3. hi! i’ve been reading your blog for many years but never before commented. the artist mitch gobel created the piece in his photo for a musician i work with – trevor hall – as the cover for his most recent album “the fruitful darkness”. it’s stunning in person. just had to share this sort of “six degrees of separation” moment with you. and i love the resin pieces you created! you made me think i could actually try it myself :)

  4. These are really interesting pieces of art but you missed the chance to photo shop a cat into each picture!

  5. These beautiful resin pieces will look good in any home! The goal is to find a piece that matches your personal style the best and then hanging it in a prominent place so you can enjoy it.

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