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Moldy molds

Hi all, I recently learned to slush cast in latex. After about a week, one of my plaster molds grew mold (as in fungus) on the outside. It'…

Started by Sal Elder

6 Jul 14
Reply by Ben Owora

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.

Help with mold making for Silicone puppet!

Hello all!   I am in the process of making a 12 inch tall 1:6 scale silicone puppet, and have reached a point where I have several question…

Started by bigbossross

19 Feb 1, 2017
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Puppet Putty is compatible with silicone!

Hi folks, my buddy Martin found a way to make silicone molds directly over Puppet Putty. Until now, it was not known that you could do it w…

Started by Don Carlson

0 Nov 3, 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

Has anyone cast from polyamide 3d prints?

Polyamide plastic will apparently break down with water exposure, so this rules out gypsum molds. I'm curious if anyone here knows whether…

Started by Joshua Liebling

2 Jul 29, 2015
Reply by Joshua Liebling

Molding and Casting Masterpost

Hello all, I'm an aspiring character fabricator. Recently I decided to compile all of the information I know about molding and casting into…

Started by Sabrina Chaney

6 Dec 19, 2013
Reply by Sabrina Chaney

Making a cast from a plasticine model

Hi, I recently made this post about some commercials: http://www.stopmotionanimation.com/forum/topics/stop-motion-commercials-for-music-sto

Started by Maarten Van Rooy

9 Aug 26, 2013
Reply by Tim Daniel

Cast silicon skin, how to make?

Hi someone could advise the best method to achieve a silicone skin as they did in the movie Fantastic mr.fox and Corpse Bride. I know that…

Started by michelangelo

19 Aug 22, 2013
Reply by michelangelo

Silicone Casting Question

I'm trying to find something I can use to block off parts of the mold, so I can cast the head of a puppet with two solid chunks of color. …

Started by Jonathan Hartman

3 Apr 10, 2013
Reply by Jonathan Hartman

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