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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

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

Suitable Mold Materials for Clay Puppets

I'm trying to figure out how I could melt down some van aken clay and pour it into a mold. I don't have a vacuum chamber, so I worry about…

Started by Dale

6 Jun 20, 2020
Reply by Jim Taylor

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

Silicone painting with 'Tinsil Gel 10'.

Hi everyone!  I'm currently undertaking a project at university to make a stop motion plesiosaur puppet. The current plan is to cast into a…

Started by Matthew Bradley

7 Apr 5, 2020
Reply by Greyguy

Horse Puppet Issue

Hi There, I have been a long time reader but have just joined the group! I recently made a horse with a wire armature and articulated jaw w…

Started by Rebecca Agnew

7 Sep 17, 2019
Reply by StopmoNick

colouring silicone

So, brothers and sisters: what exactly IS silicone pigment? Im working with plast gel 10, and i want to colour it (first with a mix in pigm…

Started by tam hinton

13 Jun 2, 2019
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

coloring/painting platsil- gel

hi, all so i'm planning to make an ultracal mould and cast this puppet in platsil - gel10, and i have no real idea on how to go about paint…

Started by KurT

4 Oct 6, 2018
Reply by Peter Ellis

Substitution for Naphtha for painting Silicone?

Hi gang, I have often read that Naphtha is used to thin tinted silicone so you can paint with it, or even push it through an airbrush. I wa…

Started by Dawn Brown

20 Aug 28, 2018
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

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