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# 104995 24-Jun-2012 23:47
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Does anyone know what type of photograph print works best for resin coating? I tried using a print from kodak express in a gloss finish and after applying a sealant and burnishing it lost some of the image.

I will try for matt finish and see how that goes...or am I best to try a laser or inkjet print?



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  # 645641 25-Jun-2012 07:37
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I've never heard of a resin coating.



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  # 645898 25-Jun-2012 14:22
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I hadn't either til recently...it is a bit of a process but it covers the image with a mirror glass finish hard as rock.  I do visual art and have taken some photos of my works to insert onto metal backings called bezels to make miniature artworks for key rings, pendants etc.

 
 
 
 


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  # 645900 25-Jun-2012 14:27
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The resin may discolour (yellow) over time I believe



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  # 645912 25-Jun-2012 14:51
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Yes some resins do discolor over time but I have bought a jewelers grade resin...very expensive lol

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