Hur man gör en petriskål av resin

How to make a petri dish out of resin

You may have seen others making vibrant resin petri dishes on Instagram and wondered how you can make your own petri dish... Well, take a look below and we'll explain how easy it is!

To get started, you'll need a few things!

  • 8 oz ArtResin
  • Alcohol incl  
  • Ink sinker
  • a reusable silicone mold
  • a mixing cup
  • a mixing stick
  • a pair of disposable gloves
  • a dust cover to protect your pieces while they cure
  • art stand to show off your cute pieces!  
petri dish art kit

💡TIP: Did you know that the Ink Sinker is the secret to making perfect petri dish coasters? It's true! Ink Sinker is a white alcohol ink that has a different density than the other colors, and it has the unique ability to push alcohol ink colors down through the resin, creating tendrils and other cool effects!

Before you start:

  • Warm your resin and hardener bottles in a warm water bath before mixing them. This will help any bubbles disappear later in the process.
  • Working in a well-ventilated area and wearing gloves, measure out your ArtResin resin and hardener in exactly equal volumes.
  • Mix thoroughly for at least 3 minutes, scraping the bottoms and sides of your mixing bowl as you go.
  • Fill each part of your mold halfway with ArtResin.

⚠️ NOTE: We do not recommend using a gas burner in this project! By heating your resin and hardener in a hot water bath before measuring and mixing, this is the best way to reduce bubbles.

And now you're ready for the fun part!

Step 1)

  • Add 5-10 drops of Ink Sinker to ArtResin  

Ink Sinker into the ArtResin

Step 2:

  • Add 5-10 drops of pink or red alcohol ink on top of the white  
5-10 drops of pink or red alcohol ink on top

Step 3:

  • Sprinkle 10-20 drops of gold colored alcohol ink on the pink/white drops you put down in steps 1 and 2 and on the rest of the resin surface  

Scatter 10-20 drops of gold alcohol ink

Step 4:

  • Drop 10-15 drops of pink OR 5 drops of white, followed by pink or red  

After your resin petri dish has cured for 24 hours, remove the silicone mold from your resin petri dish...

peel the silicone mold away from your resin petri dish


resin petri dish has cured for 24 hr

the resin petri dish has cured for 24 hours

Let us know if you've tried making a resin petri dish yourself!!

We'd love to see your work in the comments below ❤️

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