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Author Topic: Epoxy Resin Coating is Splotchy  (Read 388 times)

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AveIArts

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Epoxy Resin Coating is Splotchy
« on: February 13, 2019, 06:02:06 PM »

I don't know if this is the correct placement for my post. If not please move it where it belongs.

I'm creating bottle wind chimes and coating the paper labels with a 2 step clear epoxy . The only problem I have on some of the bottles is the resin soaks through and makes the labels splotchy looking.


Is there any other coating I can use that won't do this? I can't sell them with splotchy labels!
Any and all advice or tips would be appreciated.
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Re: Epoxy Resin Coating is Splotchy
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2019, 07:08:57 PM »

Have you tried decoupage, which is basically white glue with an alkalizer to neutralize the acid in the glue so it will not yellow with age.
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Re: Epoxy Resin Coating is Splotchy
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2019, 03:21:28 PM »

I actually have no experience with this but I would try spraying with art fixitif if it is still sold.  Otherwise I'd spray with clear urethane. 
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