Hi all,Can someone tell me how to compensate for low humidity when using Monster Makers' foam latex? As I'm reading online, all I can see is that if you're in a high humidity environment, to use…Continue
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"Foam is a black art. Here in southeast Michigan the humidity ranges from 30 in winter to yougottabekiddingme in summer. I always use slightly less than recommended.If you have enough kit materials, you might whip up a test batch. …"
Hi all,Can someone tell me how to compensate for low humidity when using Monster Makers' foam latex? As I'm reading online, all I can see is that if you're in a high humidity environment, to use less gelling agent (if I'm remembering the instruction correctly). The instructions from Monster Makers indicate they're assuming a 50% humidity level. I'm in northern Nevada, where today the humidity is 9%, which is pretty typical for this area.All the info I've found says that humidity has to be…See More
"StopmoNick is right on about latex shrinkage, but I think I'd try it; depending on what you're molding, it may not be a big deal. Also, you may try this: I recently had to sculpt a medusa head (see the pic) and I didn't want to…"
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