Author Topic: Mould making material.  (Read 1511 times)

Offline Daley

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Mould making material.
« on: January 16, 2013, 08:48:43 PM GMT GMT »
I have used the Instant Mold stuff for quick simple moulds, like to repeat brick work etc. However I don't find it very good for fine, deep detail (maybe I'm using it wrong). So, I was wondering what other people on here have used for making fast, simple moulds for duplicating elements?

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Offline Andrew May

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Re: Mould making material.
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2013, 11:58:58 PM GMT GMT »
Procreate (heavy on the grey) GS (heavy on the blue) might be worth mixing a bit of plasticine or something rubbery in too. apply Vaseline or similar, leave to cure for a fair while. when you make the copy, extract it before it cures completely (in fact that might even apply to the master that you are copying). Anyhow, that's my guerilla bothched guide...... 

Offline Daley

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Re: Mould making material.
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2013, 01:07:35 PM GMT GMT »
Thanks for that Andrew. I didn't realise people used GS or Procreate to make moulds! You mean mix Vaseline in with the GS/PC mix or apply it to the object to be moulded?

Offline Andrew May

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Re: Mould making material.
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2013, 03:49:07 PM GMT GMT »
Apply it to the object to be moulded. It's fine for things like pouches, holsters etc and even faces if you're careful.

Offline Daley

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Re: Mould making material.
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2013, 09:12:14 PM GMT GMT »
Ok thanks for the heads up on that, Andrew.