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Design and Build a Resin Lamp

A course by Studio Nucleo - Piergiorgio Robino
Artist and Creative Director. Turin, Italy.
Joined September 2020
, Artist and Creative Director

Discover the versatility of resin and learn how to color, cast, and mold it to create a unique lamp

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  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Discover the versatility of resin and learn how to color, cast, and mold it to create a unique lamp



  • 97% positive reviews (472)
  • 19276 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: English
  • Level: Beginner
  • 21 lessons (3h 48m)
  • Available on the app
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Unlimited access forever
  • Certificate upon completion of the course

Resin can make the impossible become possible. It’s an incredibly malleable tool that can take any form, it’s lightweight and very durable. Artist Piergiorgio Robino uses this medium to create fascinating works of art that also serve as functional appliances.

In this course, learn how to work with resin and make a custom lighting accessory. Explore the different techniques to correctly cast, mold and color resin. Then, see how to wire your creation and light up any interior space.

What will you learn in this online course?

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Getting Ready
  • U3
    U3. Experimenting with Resin
  • U4
    U4. Making the Design Come True
  • U5
    U5. Final Touches and Recommendations
  • FP
    FP Final project
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Meet Piergiorgio, artist and creative director of Studio Nucleo, and your teacher for this course. He shares his creative journey and talks about the influences that have shaped his work.

Get an overview of materials and safety equipment needed for the course and see how to prepare your workspace. Piergiorgio explains the different types of resin and how to know which one is best to work with. Get inspired by searching for references to draft your design.

Learn how to mix and pour resin correctly and at the right temperature. Explore different kinds of molds and how to choose the best one for your design. Discover the different methods to color your resin according to your color palette. Then, see how to add decorative elements into your design.

Time to roll up your sleeves and start crafting your lamp. Based on everything learned in the previous units, finalize your design by selecting the resin type and colors. Learn how to implement the electrical components to your lamp. Piergiorgio guides you to create various molds and cast in the resin.

Add the final touches to your lamp by polishing your lamp in your style. Do you prefer matte, glossy, or a combination of both? Wrap up the course by hearing Piergiorgio’s tips on assembling your lamp and where to hang it in your home.

What is this course's project?

Build a resin lamp using different molds, adding color, implementing the electrical components, and polishing it.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Anyone that wants to learn how to work with resin or is a DIY enthusiast.

Requirements and materials

No previous experience is necessary.

To take this course, you need epoxy resin, silicone molds, a thermometer, mixing buckets, sandpaper, a light bulb, a socket, electric wiring, a scalpel, a ruler, protective equipment like a mask and gloves, among other things. Piergiorgio explains in detail in the second unit.


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Studio Nucleo - Piergiorgio Robino

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Artist and Creative Director

Piergiorgio Robino is a multi-disciplinary artist from Asti, Italy. In 1997, Piergiorgio founded Studio Nucleo, where he is the creative director. The Turin-based studio is composed of artists and designers that work with new materials. Most notably, resin has become their signature material.

Studio Nucleo’s work has been exhibited in solo exhibitions in museums throughout Europe, the US, and South America. Their work has also been part of countless group exhibitions throughout the world.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Influences
    • About Me
  • U2

    Getting Ready

    • Finding Inspiration and the Creative Process
    • Data Sheet Reading and Types of Resin
    • Safety Measures
    • Introducing the Materials
  • U3

    Experimenting with Resin

    • Adding Elements to Resin
    • Resin and Colour
    • Moulds
    • Mixing and Pouring
  • U4

    Making the Design Come True

    • Dimensioning Your Object and Creating a Model
    • Refining the Design with the Resin Type, Colors and Electrical Components
    • Creating Your First Mould, Casting and Unmoulding 1
    • Creating Your First Mould, Casting and Unmoulding 2
    • Creating Your First Mould, Casting and Unmoulding 3
    • Creating Your First Mould, Casting and Unmoulding 4
    • Creating a Second Mould for Our Lamp
    • Silicone on Silicone: Creating Your Final Mould 1
    • Silicone on Silicone: Creating Your Final Mould 2
  • U5

    Final Touches and Recommendations

    • Assembling
    • Finishing and Polishing
  • FP

    Final project

    • Design and Build a Resin Lamp

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Design and Build a Resin Lamp. Craft course by Studio Nucleo - Piergiorgio Robino Best seller

Design and Build a Resin Lamp

A course by Studio Nucleo - Piergiorgio Robino
Artist and Creative Director. Turin, Italy.
Joined September 2020
  • 97% positive reviews (472)
  • 19276 students