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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

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

Protecting Ball&Socket Armatures from Silicone

Hi all! I am at the casting stage of my puppet-making project and have got some beautiful ball and socket armatures... however i realise th…

Started by Sarah Brawn

14 Mar 27, 2014
Reply by Mike

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

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

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