All Discussions Tagged 'silicone' (36)

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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
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
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
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
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

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

Help with mold making for Silicone puppet!

Hello all!   I am in the process of making a 12 inch tall 1:6 scale silicone puppet, and have reached a point where I have several question…

Started by bigbossross

19 Feb 1, 2017
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Clay & Silicone hybrid

Just finished my first project--3 minute Claymation with 95% of the work done post, but I am happy with it. The issues with clay are well d…

Started by GREGG DIAMANT

14 Jan 2, 2017
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Whats the best silicone to use?

What is the best silicone I can use for a stop-motion puppet? Are there any brands that are better?Are there more affordable ones but will…

Started by T F

2 Nov 8, 2016
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Puppet Putty is compatible with silicone!

Hi folks, my buddy Martin found a way to make silicone molds directly over Puppet Putty. Until now, it was not known that you could do it w…

Started by Don Carlson

0 Nov 3, 2016

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