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Sillicone skin on armature vs permenant casting

Hi! I'm developing a stop-motion puppet in silicone. I've been reading a bunch on this forum and the web, but can find no answers to my que…

Started by rioforce

2 Jul 13
Reply by Hans Jacob Wagner

Neoprene fluid rubber

https://creaturecastrubber.com/ Has anyone tried this product or similar. Seems to be having all the qualities of natural rubber and none o…

Started by Hans Jacob Wagner

5 Jun 29
Reply by StopmoNick

storing resin (respiratory hazard?)

Hi everyone,  I'm hoping to get to casting replacement heads soon for a new puppet i'm working on, but those days I don't have access to a…

Started by KaputKobold

2 Apr 15
Reply by KaputKobold

FOAM FLEX-IT V - anyone tried it out?

Been looking at options of what material to cast my Cyclops stop motion puppet in. My initial idea was to go with silicone, but I have just…

Started by Angus Lamont

12 Mar 1
Reply by Maureen Z

Shim Mold

Is the shim way of making mold walls ideal for stop motion puppets? I‘ve only seen images of them used on very large sculptures.

Started by Caleb Clendenin

1 Feb 17
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Making a mold for the head?

So I’m planning on making my monster’s head, and here’s what I did: I sculpted his skull and lower jaw out of sculpey, baked it, made a sil…

Started by Alzoman7

0 Jan 24

Mold making Process?

Okay, so I’m attempting to make molds for my characters for the second time. I know the general process of how this works: add a thin layer…

Started by Alzoman7

3 Jan 21
Reply by Emily Myers

Plaster Mold Critique?

 This is my sculpt and the mold I've made for it. The sculpt sits ontop of the wooden board, and the board fits within the walls of the mol…

Started by Alzoman7

2 Jan 15
Reply by StopmoNick

Casting soft Body for Advanced Robot

Hello Everyone I am making some advanced robots that can be animated and motor controlled: www.liliumrobotics.com The problem is in making…

Started by Kevin W

5 Dec 15, 2020
Reply by Kevin W

What material do I use for mold making? (seeking professional advice)

Hi there. I’m a new here, so I would appreciate any professional advice. I have four questions about mold making and casting, so I’ll split…

Started by Alzoman7

9 Nov 17, 2020
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

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