Now we’ll need to agitate the water by lightly shaking the part from side to side. This helps separate the artwork away from the rest of the film. Keep shaking until the excess ink has dissolved away. Then we can safely pull the part out of the water.
And that’s it! A super easy way to add full color graphics to your DIY projects! It’s a lot of fun experimenting with different textures and graphics. Hydro dipping make parts look finished without spending a lot of time on sanding and painting.
I think the most difficult part about hydro dipping is trying to get precise alignment. So if you’re trying to get labels or graphics perfectly centered, you might find it’s a little challenging.