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I use it, never had any problems.
I see the photo, but I'm not sure how this relates to sculpture
Thanks Davo, looks better in hand though :)
A little back ground on what you intend may piqué people's interest... or do you wish to keep all that secret?
I doubt anyone will be willing to send you their work
Some daylight shots
Finally getting around to painting a Kyle. Grey primer. Detail always looks too much after priming, but the colours knocks it back.
Despite the name, this is a wax recipe. I have a sample and it as hard as plastic at room temperature. You need to melt it and you need to heated tools or a wax pen to work it.
I'm in the UK, my sculptures just sit on a shelf, usually for months, they've never cracked.
Super Sculpey won't crack, but Sculpey Firm will.
Looks spot on. I love the picture of the hands. You should try and mock that up like the cinema poster.
I finished the base mould and cast one today. Just need to mould the support post now.
Thanks, guys :)
Finally got the bust mould made and pulled the first casting.
That's a lot of questions lol. Let me answer what I can. It sounds like you have your process right. Sculpture, silicone, mother mould, casting.
1. Clay: I've only ever sculpted full sized heads...
Got a couple of castings out.
Christrom over at the RPF has painted Kyle in Photoshop and it... well look for yourself...
I know it has the...
Well, I'm finding less and less to tinker with, so I guess he's ready for baking.
Jordu Schell has a good technique. Look at pics 5 and 6 here, he lays the ribs in as you see in pic 5, then he sort of drags the clay from the rib across the gap so you get the undulating of the ribs...
I have the very same set of embossers :) plus some others.
You want isopropanol which can usually buy 99% and 70% pure. Use the 99% for knocking back rough areas and 70% on detailed areas. I believe you can dilute it yourself with distilled water, but I just...
Ahhhh, no, not that kind of paper embosser.... http://www.ebay.com/itm/Paper-Embossing-Tool-Stylus-with-2-Metal-Tips-/250992759574
I think he's very close to finished. Just like to work on the hair a bit more.
If you are talking about sculpey softener, then I would say that for one: it is far more expensive than isopropanol, and two: I would think sculpey would soak up the softener and it would remain...