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Offline bikeridetony

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Casting a mold from an existing mold?
« on: August 10, 2007, 10:05 AM »
Hello everyone,

I'm looking to cast a head from an existing figure's head.  Would Skulpy work?  What would be my best route?  Any tutorials?  Any help is appreciated.  Thanks!

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Re: Casting a mold from an existing mold?
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2007, 02:20 PM »
Check the sticky thread out here:

http://www.jedidefender.com/yabbse/index.php?topic=12694.msg234443#msg234443

1/3 of the way down is Casting topics.

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Re: Casting a mold from an existing mold?
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2007, 03:58 PM »
When in doubt, always check FFURG too...  There's usually a tutorial there listed on the site somewhere.

Here are the FFURG Casting Tutorials for you.

Personally...  Sculpey's not a good thing to work with as far as casting goes.  You're further ahead, if you want to start into this aspect of customizing, to get a starter kit from a company like smooth-on and try casting with RTV Rubber and a simple 2-part resin.  Not all resins are created equally, and some are quite a pain in the ass to work with...  Smooth-On's starter kit is cheap, simple to work with (2-part silicone rubber and 2-part resin), and where I started years ago.
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