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Best Mold material for Silicone Cast?

Hey everyone! Newbie here on the site but well knowledgeable in animation. So I am working on stop motion project that I am certain I want…

Started by Zed S.

4 Aug 3, 2020
Reply by Zed S.

Pouring platsil 10 too thick

Hey all, I've been animating for a while, but have recently started exploring silicone puppets, which is a whole world out of my comfort zo…

Started by Joseph Brett

5 Jul 30, 2020
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Silicone Lip Syncing?

Hello all! I've been lurking on this website for a while now and just realized it would be easier to find answers if I actually made an acc…

Started by Alexander O.

5 May 22, 2020
Reply by StopmoNick

Sculpting faces

Hello everyone, For my thesis film last year, I used 3D printing to create the different faces (masks) for the puppets. This time, I decid…

Started by Youp Zondag

6 Sep 27, 2019
Reply by Adam Taylor

Casting silicone in silicone

I have had success casting platinum cure silicone like Ecoflex into other platinum cure silicone like Moldstar from Smooth On and was wonde…

Started by Tim Daniel

11 Oct 1, 2016
Reply by Jason Whetzell

Laika is looking for an experienced Caster for short term work

Hi all We are looking for a very experienced Caster/Mold Maker to work until the end of July to help us get through a hump in production.…

Started by Angela Geier

0 Jun 13, 2016

Dan of the Dead available to watch for free on YouTube

Hello all  We've finally made Dan of the dead available for everyone to watch for free on YouTube. Please have a watch and let me know what…

Started by Peter Ellis

0 Feb 24, 2016

3D printing figure to be molded, then cast in foam latex

Hey all!    I am trying to establish a good workflow for producing puppets quickly, and have started looking at using a 3d printer to creat…

Started by bigbossross

1 Jan 5, 2016
Reply by Shea Street

Plastic casting questions

Hey everyone, I'm not new to animation, but I am new to casting and puppet making. I'm currently in pre-production of a shortfilm, so I tho…

Started by rioforce

1 Dec 21, 2015
Reply by Strider

Monster Makers Foam -- New Mix Ratios

Hello all, I'm not sure how many of you out there use Monster Makers foam latex -- for me, it's the ONLY foam I ever use and have recommend…

Started by Santino Vitale

5 Aug 9, 2015
Reply by Santino Vitale

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