Resin Workshop for Beginners - Short Courses Sydney

Resin Workshop for Beginners

What you'll learn

Learn to make your own resin pieces with our resin art short courses, part of our visual arts short course program in Sydney!

This comprehensive resin course is an essential course for everyone who would like to learn everything about resin. Be introduced to fast-setting resin and slow-setting resin and learn the correct safety procedures when working with silicone and resin. Explore how to create and make your own wall art, homeware, trinket dish, and jewellery piece in this resin beginners’ course. No prior experience is necessary.

This is a fun hands-on workshop where you learn a solid foundation of resin work. Learn about the resin medium as well as about the different resins that are on the market, the health and safety aspects when working with resin as well as how you can care for your silicone mould and resin pieces after.

This class will provide you with different project options to choose from – please choose your preferred option at the checkout.

Once you gained the knowledge shared in class, your possibilities with the medium are endless. You will be able to create your own jewellery, homeware items or wall art, putting your personality into each resin piece that is one of a kind. 

And by the end of this creative workshop, you will not only go home with several items made by you but also with the skills and knowledge to create more terrific pieces for yourself, to give as gifts or even sell in your own business.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this resin course for beginners, you should have:

  • Gained knowledge of resin mediums
  • Learned the correct safety procedures that are required when handling resin
  • Worked with the two types of resin (slow setting and fast setting resin)
  • Explored various artistic resin techniques
  • Had the opportunity to work with bezel and embed flowers into your resin piece
  • Produced beautiful pieces handmade by you
  • Knowledge about how to care for your mould and resin pieces

Course content

What will be covered in this resin course?

  • Slow Setting Resin – when to use it and why
  • Fast Setting Resin – when to use it and why
  • Health & Safety
  • How to take care of your moulds and the many uses of it
  • Prepping and mixing
  • Tinting and embedding techniques
  • Bezel
  • Sand, polish, and finish
  • Safety and care of your resin pieces
  • Tips and tricks from our professional tutor

Session 1 - Intro to slow resin

You will choose one of the following to work on in class:

  • Kit.1 Artboard 30cm + Cheeseboard + Jewellery Set
  • Kit.2 Artboard 30cm + Cheeseboard + Trinket Dish
  • Kit.3 Artboard 30cm + Coasters + Trinket Dish
  • Kit.4 Artboard 30cm + Coasters + Jewellery Set

FYI: One kit selection is to be made at the checkout

 Session 2 - Intro to Fast Resin

  • Use mould to make fast-set resin piece
  • Finish off pieces from the previous workshop

Intended audience

Who is this resin course for?

This course is for anyone who wants to learn about and work with the resin medium and the many possibilities it can be used.

This course is not suitable for pregnant people.

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd on the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

Course materials

Materials provided

All the necessary materials are provided, including:

  • Slow setting resin
  • Fast setting resin
  • Pigments and moulds
  • Artboard, cheeseboard and coasters
  • P2 Respirator mask
  • Handouts if applicable (digital)

The kit that you select at the checkout will be provided in class. valued at $150

What to bring to class

  • You may prefer to bring your vapour mask, available from hardware stores. If you feel concerned about the exposure to the resin vapour, please discuss it with your GP before attending the workshop.
  • An old ice cream bucket or something similar to transport your jewellery pieces safely (needed on day 2)
  • Apron to protect your clothes

Additional information

Please note the following:

  • Please wear old closed-in shoes
  • Long hair must be tied back
  • Not suitable for pregnant women

Course testimonials

Course tutors

Monika is a resin artist and tutor who lives in Sydney. Her resin journey began in 2011 after attending jewellery and homewares workshops at Sydney Community College.  Monika has been passionate...

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