All Discussions Tagged 'silicone' (41)

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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
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
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
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

tentacles!

So, I'm making TENTACLES... Best type of silicone, anyone?  (Or even, am i better sticking to foam latex?) Needs to be flexible, not too bo…

Started by tam hinton

10 Jul 29, 2018
Reply by tam hinton

Hair for Silicone heads

Whats the best way to attach hair to a  puppets head? I've looked into wefts and and hand punching but I have no experience with either.

Started by Melissa Neuburger

3 Jul 11, 2018
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

How Do I Set Tension For a Ball And Socket Armature? Should I Grease The Joints?

  Anyone have any tips on setting the tension for the joints on my ball and socket joints? I know the legs and hip joints should be somewha…

Started by bigbossross

1 Apr 8, 2017
Reply by Marc Spess

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