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You'll also need
- Alcohol inks in whatever colors you want. CLICK HERE to see the ones I use.
- Paper towels
- Whatever findings, fabrics, or furries you want to put these in.
Here's a complete tutorial on making resin eyes, Petri Eyes would be similar to the Glitter Eyes, but using the petri-resin technique with alcohol inks instead of glitter for the iris layer.
I am hooked on making resin eyes. I've found 4 ways to do it, each has its uses. All of them were made with our Brilliant Resin and Silicone Cabochons Mold, and all require layers of resin, so leave yourself at least 4-6 hours between each layer for set-up.
Since shooting the video above, I've discovered that you can make some incredible irises using the petri-resin technique in which you drip colored and white alcohol inks into the resin while it's liquid in the mold, here are some of mine:
There are many ways to turn these pieces into jewelry or incorporate them into costumes or creatures, here are a couple of ideas:
And here's my mom and daughter goofing around with some of my reject eyes. You can see 2 different sizes from our Cabochons Mold here.