Wax Paper Faux Resin
Embellishments inspired by resin pendants. A clean up operation got interrupted by inspiration as I was deciding what to keep and what to throw away after last week’s projects. My initial goal was a new ornament design, one that doesn’t require the drying time of thick acrylic medium but still leaves a protective finish and creates the illusion of space with multiple layers, a bevel and ink.
Wax Paper Pendants
What you’ll need:
Wax Paper (4 pieces)
Thick base paper (card stock, folder or packaging)
Acrylic medium as adhesive (one that dries clear)
To avoid ink smearing from printed images. Best is laser printing, but if what people have is inkjet printer, to avoid bleeding as glue is applied, I suggest to protect the print before working on it with clear lacquer. I made jewelry that way years ago when laser prints were very expensive or unavailable. Some use hair spray but depending on the quality of the ink, it sometimes affects the color in the long run. Best is the acrylic lacquer, never failed me, just sharing a tip that I used for years. I know this method works, made hundreds of pieces using inkjet, with the bonus ot keeping the image crisp.
The basic steps, how to achieve the desired effect, how I inked the final embellishments and edged with my metallic marker. I mostly chose black and white images.
As with making pendants I printed my final images much smaller at 60-50% of their original size to avoid awkward gaps.
This product offered as a free download sample paper pack, no sign up necessary, will download automatically to your computer. Let me know what you made and share on FB, I’d love to see it.
Ruth on 26 Nov, 2022
5 out of 5 stars
“The printables and ephemera are beautiful and fit the style I adore. Another artist mentioned Expresso Press and I am so happy I followed her referral”.