Friday, October 17, 2014

Miniature Water Bottles - UV Resin Magic Glos (Lisa Pavelka) Tutorial





I've been trying to make these mini water bottles for so long, and finally I'm finished!

Initially I used resin to make the bottles, but the resin reacted with the purple mold putty I was using and caused tons of unwanted bubbles. So, I switched to Magic-Glos (after months of going back and forth because of the cost).

Magic-Glos cures in sunlight or with a UV light. I found the Magic-Glos and the UV light at Hobby Lobby. I got the UV light for 1/2 off with the coupon, so YAY!

I added the labels for each bottle above. I made them in Photoshop for fun, so you're free to use them, share, and make your own :)

Have Fun!
Toni

16 comments:

  1. Hello, Toni!
    It's a nice idea!
    Do you know, how minutes it cures in sunlight. I have not uv light...

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  3. Hi Toni,

    I didn't realize I was already a member, but I just found your tut on the water bottles and came to visit.
    I've been wanting bottles for a long time and always wondered how they were made and thanks to you, now I know.

    Now to see if I can find all the materials you used to make the molds, etc...

    Thank you for sharing this great tutorial.

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  4. Toni , you are truly amazing. I am a big big fan of you. I hope I would have some nice oloured clays soIcould make all you have made <3 Greetings from Finland!

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  5. This is truly amazing!! I am going to give the water bottles a try!! Wish me luck. I am not as good as you are with molding. Really good work!

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  6. Hello
    Petroleum jelly is very usefull if you want to remplace magic glos by resin
    Thank you your video are very intersting!
    Kiss from France...🎈

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  7. Thanks so much for sharing your materials and ideas. I know I truly appreciate it.

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  8. Hi Toni ..
    How can I take templates for bottles?

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  14. How do you down load your labels ? By the was great idea

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