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Sculpture and Art Casting Photo Sequences
 Molding A Complex Original Model Molding A Complex Original Model
Ever wonder how to make a mold of a complex original? Sculptor Bill Kilpatrick’s exquisite creation entitled “Celebration“ posed just such a molding challenge. 
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 Molding a 3-D Object using Rebound® 25 Brush-On Silicone Rubber Molding a 3-D Object using Rebound® 25 Brush-On Silicone Rubber
Making a Brush-On Mold with Rebound 25 platinum cure silicone rubber 
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 Finishing da Vinci's Unfinished Masterpiece Finishing da Vinci's Unfinished Masterpiece
Finishing Leonardo da Vinci's Unfinished Masterpiece  
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 Making A Lightweight, Realistic Brass Reproduction Making A Lightweight, Realistic Brass Reproduction
Making a metal cold cast sculpture. The finished casting is lightweight and looks like real brass at a fraction of the cost of casting the piece in real brass. 
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 Making a Brush-On Mold Using Dragon Skin® Silicone Rubber Making a Brush-On Mold Using Dragon Skin® Silicone Rubber
Dragon Skin® 10 Fast is very soft, strong and stretchy, making it the ideal rubber for creating one piece glove molds. This sequence details making a mold of a large original and then casting a lightweight flexible foam reproduction. 
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 Making A One Piece Cut Block Mold Making A One Piece Cut Block Mold
Making A One Piece Cut Block Mold 
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 EZ ~ Mix® 40 Urethane - The Easiest To Mix Of All! EZ ~ Mix® 40 Urethane - The Easiest To Mix Of All!
EZ ~ Mix® 40 Urethane - The Easiest To Mix Of All! 
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 How to Make a Glove Mold with Dragon Skin & Cast a Faux Wood Repro How to Make a Glove Mold with Dragon Skin & Cast a Faux Wood Repro
Dragon Skin® Q is very soft, strong and stretchy, making it the ideal rubber for creating one piece glove molds. This sequence details creating both the mold and a faux wood reproduction using Smooth-Cast® resin and fillers.. 
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 Metal Cold Casting With Urethane Resin Metal Cold Casting With Urethane Resin
"Cold-Casting" is a term used to describe the process of mixing metal powder with a translucent casting resin like Smooth-Cast® 325 and applying the mixture into a mold. 
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 Advanced Mold Making Technique: Block Mold of a Four Legged Animal Advanced Mold Making Technique: Block Mold of a Four Legged Animal
Mold Max® 30 is used to pour a block mold with built in air vents. The Mold Max® 30 block mold is easily cut with an X-Acto blade along reference lines to release the original model. 
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 Johnson Atelier Uses Polysulfide Rubber To Bring Sculpture to Life Johnson Atelier Uses Polysulfide Rubber To Bring Sculpture to Life
Johnson Atelier uses FMC Polysulfide rubber to bring sculpture to life. 
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 Making A Brush-On Polysulfide Rubber Mold Of A Masterpiece Making A Brush-On Polysulfide Rubber Mold Of A Masterpiece
Smooth-On's FMC® Polysulfide rubber was used by Tallix Foundry to make one of several molds of the da Vinci Horse maquette. The FMC® molds were used to cast wax that ultimately were converted to bronze via the lost wax process. 
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 Creating a Glue Shim to Help Deal with a Difficult Original Model Creating a Glue Shim to Help Deal with a Difficult Original Model
In this photo sequence, we demonstrate a strategy for dealing with a common type of pass-through. This advanced mold making technique involves creating a “glue shim” that eliminates the need to cut the rubber away from the voids in the original model. 
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 Reproducing a 3-D Sculpture using Brush-On® 40 Mold Rubber Reproducing a 3-D Sculpture using Brush-On® 40 Mold Rubber
Reproducing a 3-dimensional sculpture by making a brush-on mold is effective and inexpensive. Use Brush-On® 40 mold rubber and Plasti-Paste® mother mold material. The casting material used to make the reproduction is durable and flame rated Matrix NEO®. 
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 Casting Pewter Into Mold Max® 60 Casting Pewter Into Mold Max® 60
Mold Max® 60 was developed for high-heat resistance applications and will withstand up to 560°F / 294°C. It features a low mixed viscosity and cured rubber exhibits very low linear shrinkage. 
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 Turning a Sculpting Talent Into Cold, Hard Cash Turning a Sculpting Talent Into Cold, Hard Cash
How Nice Ice has provided ice sculptures for private parties, professional sports team banquets such as the NFL Giants and Jets, NJ Devils, NY Yankees and Mets, and more. 
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 Rotocasting Resin for Lightweight and Impact Resistant Displays Rotocasting Resin for Lightweight and Impact Resistant Displays
Smooth-Cast® 65D rotationally castable resin works flawlessly to deliver lightweight, economical castings on time. 
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 Metal Cold Casting With Smooth-Cast® 325 Resin Metal Cold Casting With Smooth-Cast® 325 Resin
Cold-Casting is a term used to describe the process of mixing metal powder with a translucent casting resin like Smooth-Cast® 325 and applying the mixture into a mold.  
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 Making a Brush-On Mold Using Mold Max® Stroke® Silicone Rubber Making a Brush-On Mold Using Mold Max® Stroke® Silicone Rubber
This step by step photo gallery outlines the proper use of Mold Max® Stroke® brushable silicone to make a mold on a vertical surface. Applications include reproducing sculpture, architectural restoration, making candle molds, casting pewter, etc. 
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