How to model puddles with resin
Following on from last week’s video on modelling a 1/35 scale puddle with easily available materials, we are looking at how to model puddles with resin. A lot of people don’t like to use resin but this is an easy introduction to using the material.
Tools and Materials
All of these materials are commonly available in either a DIY store or art shop. Online shops will also carry them.
- Plastic Cup – anything disposable to mix the resin in
- Stirrer – wooden coffee stirrers are ideal
- Epoxy Resin such as Envirotex Lite or Magic Water – all available online or at hobby stores like EDM Models.
- Acrylic or enamel mud coloured paint – I used Vallejo acrylics but I have also used Floquil. Neither seemed to affect the resin setting in the quantity used.
- Model leaves – I got these from Model Scene (www.model-scene.com) and they are pure beauty. They have a range of scales and types of laser cut leaves. Not for use everywhere but one or two in key places are superb.
- Camomile tea leaves – just what it says on the tin – leaves out of a camomile tea bag!
Paul Martin from EDM Models (www.ngtrains.com) kindly donated the Magic Water to me so please do check out his website. He is a stockist in the UK who also carries Sculptamold.
00:26 Tools and Materials
10:57 Final Result
11:44 Scale Kathys
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