Decorative Object Design with Eco-Resins

A course by Phil Cuttance , Designer and Craftsperson

Designer and Craftsperson. London, United Kingdom.
Joined March 2021

Experiment with acrylic and bio-resins to create modern decorative objects, from the initial mixing and tinting to the final casting

97% positive reviews (35)
2467 students
Audio: English
English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Experiment with acrylic and bio-resins to create modern decorative objects, from the initial mixing and tinting to the final casting

With an inquisitive and experimental approach, it’s possible to create functional decor achieving unexpected and original results. Designer Phil Cuttance has dedicated his career to making unique furniture and accessories completely by hand. His sleek and modern pieces have been featured in the Milan Furniture Fair and Art Basel Miami, as well as in publications like ELLE Decoration and ICON.

In this online course, Phil teaches you how to work with both acrylic and bio-resins to create innovative objects. Discover a simple and flexible method for mixing, tinting, and casting this versatile material to shape it into anything you can dream up. Craft custom decor with your own two hands.

If you want to explore more of Phil’s techniques, check out his other Domestika course, Geometric Handmade Molds: Design 3D-faceted Objects.

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What will you learn in this online course?

16 lessons & 21 downloads

Types of Moulds and Design
8 minutes, 13 seconds
Making the Mould 1
20 minutes, 49 seconds
Making the Mould 2
18 minutes, 17 seconds
Making the Mould 3
14 minutes, 0 seconds
  • 97% positive reviews (35)
  • 2467 students
  • 16 lessons (3h 46m)
  • 21 additional resources (7 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create a lightshade and plant pot using eco-resins.

Who is this online course for?

Anyone who wants to experiment with eco-resins to create modern decorative objects.

Requirements and materials

No prior knowledge is required.

As for materials, you need acrylic or bio-resin, foam board, a cutting mat, a craft knife, a rubber spatula, tape, sandpaper, and other items that Phils specifies in the course.


Reviews

2467 Students
35 Reviews
97% Positive ratings

Phil Cuttance

A course by Phil Cuttance

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Designer and Craftsperson

Phil Cuttance is a designer and maker from New Zealand. He was raised in a family who was constantly creating and making things by hand. In 2009, after graduating from design school, Phil moved to London, where he founded his studio and currently crafts his pieces. In 2012, Phil made the short film Faceture about his creative process, which received a Staff’s Pick title from Vimeo.

His work has been featured in publications such as Wallpaper*, ELLE Decoration, ICON, Crafts, and Dezeen, among others. One of his designs was nominated for London's annual Designs of the Year Awards at The Design Museum. Phil has been invited to participate in events such Milan Furniture Fair and Art Basel Miami to show his design process. Apart from making commissions from his studio, Phil also teaches workshops on design.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Resins and Materials

    • Basic Resin Properties: Bio and Acrylic
    • Materials and Tools for Casting with Resin
    • Types of Moulds and Design
    • Making the Mould 1
    • Making the Mould 2
    • Making the Mould 3
  • U3

    Acrylic Resin Casting Techniques

    • The Basics of Mixing, Tinting, and Pouring
    • Unmoulding and Finishing the Casting
    • The Marbling Technique
    • The Painting Technique
  • U4

    Bio Resin Casting Techniques

    • The Basics of Mixing and Pouring 1
    • The Basics of Mixing and Pouring 2
    • Combining the Techniques to Create a Unique Piece 1
    • Combining the Techniques to Create a Unique Piece 2
  • FP

    Final project

    • Decorative Object Design with Eco-Resins

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Decorative Object Design with Eco-Resins. Craft course by Phil Cuttance

Decorative Object Design with Eco-Resins

A course by Phil Cuttance
Designer and Craftsperson. London, United Kingdom.
Joined March 2021
  • 97% positive reviews (35)
  • 2467 students