Mica

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Mica

Mica powders are gorgeous, which is probably why they are rising in popularity among all types of artists. More and more often we are being asked about the uses for our mica powders. We have compiled some fabulous ideas for ways you can incorporate this natural shimmery powder into your art…

Doing an ombré glitter effect on your tumbler is easier than you think.  The most important thing is to get a nice, smooth transition between your colors. Let’s get started.  Make sure your tumbler is clean and prepped. Put tape on the lower and upper rim of the cup if…

Remember those cute mugs you had when you were young?  They looked super pretty with all the glitter, sequins, and confetti floating while you take a sip of your favorite juice.  Bring back the fun memories of your childhood by making your own floating glitter tumbler. You will need: Glitter…

Mica powders are composed of sheets of silicate materials and are monoclinic that has a similar chemical composition with crystals. When using a microscope, mica powder looks like a hexagon, and is very thin and can almost be compared to sand. Although the sand is thin, mica powders are glittery…

How to Use Counter Culture DIY Stick Tight and Quick Coat

One of the biggest concerns our newbie customers have is how to use our Counter Culture DIY Stick Tight and Quick Coat. These two products are highly recommended if you are working with materials that may repel your epoxy. They are specially formulated so your finished product can have that…

Mica powder is a lightweight, soft, and smooth material that produces a metallic-like finish on any surface. Adding it into resin is a technique used for creating depth and complexity to the cured coating. It is the best alternative to other colorants (pigments, ink) for crafts that require a particular…

For today’s blog, we will be reviewing the Counter Culture DIY Mica Powder. The Counter Culture DIY Mica Powder is a material similar to crayons or watercolors, except for the fact that it is a powder. This is perfect for people of all ages who embrace art and are artists…

How to Color Epoxy Resin with Mica Powder

When your resin art needs just the right shimmering color, chances are that what you need is mica powder! Today we are explaining how to color epoxy resin with mica powder so that you will be able to do it with confidence.  Mica Powder comes from mica stones and is…

Counter Culture DIY Mica Powder on Ink Clay

In our previous blogs, we have written reviews and ways on how to use the Counter Culture DIY Mica Powder. Mica powders are crystal-like powders that enhance and give shimmer on your artwork, creating more depth and professional-looking finish. For this blog, we will be showing you how to apply…

3 WAYS TO USE MICA POWDER

Mica powder is an art tool and ingredient that is similar to watercolor or crayons. The difference is that it is a colored powder and is usually tapped over an inked or tacked design just like glitters. It is made up of natural crystals, so it gives out a shimmering…

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