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Preparing silicone for painting

Started this discussion. Last reply by StopmoNick Aug 5, 2017. 3 Replies

Hey all,Does anyone have any tips or methods on how to best clean the lint and dust off a silicone puppet to prepare it for painting? Silicone seems to absorb any hair or lint in the vicinity. Paper…Continue

My Silicone Cast "Sweats" Oil, what's going on?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh Jun 13, 2017. 13 Replies

Hey everybody,  I have been practicing casting Platsil gel-10 and Ecoflex-30 and have run into an issue with the casts seeping oil. At first the cast appears great and seems to have cured fine, but…Continue

Matting Glossy Silicone Paint-job with Powdered Sugar

Started this discussion. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh May 16, 2017. 8 Replies

Hey guys,   I am learning to paint my silicone puppet. I am doing thin washes using Silc-Pig pigments mixed with Platsil-gel 10, and dilluted down by half with VM&P Naptha.   My question is in…Continue

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

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marc Spess Apr 8, 2017. 1 Reply

  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 somewhat stiff, and also that the silicone will fight the motion to…Continue

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