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Old 03-20-2019, 03:31 AM
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What to do with my left over acrylic skins?

Harvest them for mini paintings for pendants! These have been good for paying for the booth at my favorite art event here, if I don't sell a few paintings.

They still require a layer of good quality resin to protect the acrylic, so I guess they are works in progress, but the real work of auditioning and trimming little bits of leftover painting trimmings is done.

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Old 03-20-2019, 06:42 AM
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Re: What to do with my left over acrylic skins?

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Old 03-20-2019, 08:26 AM
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Re: What to do with my left over acrylic skins?

Yeah! Add a layer of doming resin and I'm not surprised they fly off the table!
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Old 03-20-2019, 12:07 PM
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Re: What to do with my left over acrylic skins?

Thanks Cindy and Cyndi,
We'll see...
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Re: What to do with my left over acrylic skins?

What a fun way to use up the skins! Very smart, clever, and productive not to mention saleable.

Mine are saved to use in collages mostly.
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Old 03-22-2019, 04:15 AM
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Re: What to do with my left over acrylic skins?

That is exactly what they were saved for in my studio too Kay. But My flat files were overflowing with skins and some were beginning to get damaged, so I decided to do something with them, especially the older ones that were beginning to get brittle. Now we'll see if I sell enough of them to warrant doing this again...

If not, I'll have gifts for friends. LOL
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Re: What to do with my left over acrylic skins?

Lovey, Rick!
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Re: What to do with my left over acrylic skins?

Great idea, they look really cool
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Re: What to do with my left over acrylic skins?

Wow these are awesome. What an amazing idea.
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Re: What to do with my left over acrylic skins?

I made some jewellery too, using leftover bits of skins. There were bits that were just too pretty to waste. Good work!
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Re: What to do with my left over acrylic skins?

Exactly graphicali!

It's those too-pretty-to-waste bits that are saved forever in a drawer that drove me to do this. Sooner or later they become too brittle to use (they snap while being cut). This may be a product of the Edmonton area dry climate.
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