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What colour is SMOOTH-ON VYTAFLEX 20A?

Hello, I'm making my first stop motion puppet and I was wondering about a couple of things... My tutor told me to use "Smooth-on Vytaulex…

Started by T F

1 Feb 1, 2017
Reply by StopmoNick

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

Fitting components inside a slush cast head

I have three heads which I are going to have moulds made of them, and then are going to be slush cast. I want to put little wooden blocks i…

Started by Pardon Me

6 Nov 26, 2014
Reply by Pardon Me

Casting in Plasticine (or something with the same qualities)

So I want to create multiples of my animation character to be used for different purposes , I am quite confident with silicone and plaster…

Started by Rachael Hayes

1 Mar 17, 2014
Reply by StopmoNick

Dragon Update: sculpting help!

Here’s my update on my dragon puppet so far:  I’ve very drastically changed his character and appearance, which I’m much happier with. I’ve…

Started by Verity

9 Mar 4, 2014
Reply by Verity

Mould Making

So I've spent the last few days making some moulds and casting a puppets hands and as I've been doing this I'm thinking this can't be how a…

Started by Grace Diggens

9 May 23, 2013
Reply by Strider

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

Epoxy and Platinum-cure Silicone

Hey fellas!  And ladies too! I'm just wondering if there would be any chemical disagreements between a two-part epoxy (such as Epoxy-Stik)…

Started by Jonathan Hartman

0 Feb 22, 2013

Question

I am not familiar with making plaster moulds. However is there any simpler method? I was thinking maybe clay? Making the head out of clay,…

Started by Angus Lamont

8 Jan 24, 2013
Reply by StopmoNick

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