Hi Everyone!I’m brand new here, and working on my first project… Unfortunately I went BIG.I also made a mistake. I created an original sculpt out of plasticine. I decided to create the mold out of…Continue
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I generally don't use much in the way of release agent on the sort of clay that I use. This is because the Ultracal generates quite a lot of heat as it sets, and I like to open the mould while it is…"
The Ultracal is mould-making plaster and is the best for your purposes. Plaster of paris is too weak to give crisp fine detail. When you make a mould using Ultracal you can reinforce it with burlap or glass fibres, so it does not have to be…"
"Hi there. Your sculpt looks good. I hope you can clean the mould u p alright to be able to use it again.
There are a couple of approaches to your problem, apart from the obvious taxi driver reply of 'I wouldn't choose to start from…"
Hi Everyone!I’m brand new here, and working on my first project… Unfortunately I went BIG.I also made a mistake. I created an original sculpt out of plasticine. I decided to create the mold out of mold craft latex (which worked really well) and a mother mold on top of that from plaster.What I didn’t realize is that I wanted to cast the piece in Flex Foam It III. Which apparently sticks to latex even when you use an insane amount of mold release. I now have to pick out the pieces of foam by hand…See More
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