Sculpture & Art Casting

Sculpture & Art Casting

Smooth-On mold rubber has been used for more than 60 years to reproduce sculpture all over the world ranging in size from less than 1" ( 2.54 cm) to almost 400 feet high (120 m). Today, Smooth-On urethane, silicone and polysulfide rubbers are used by thousands of sculptors and foundries for casting wax, resins, plaster, concrete and other sculpture materials to make accurate reproductions of original sculpture.

Project Specific - Smooth-On's wide range includes mold rubbers that can be poured on, brushed on, sprayed on or pressed on to any original sculpture and will reproduce detail perfectly. Reproductions can be cast in urethane plastic, epoxy resin, plaster, concrete, and more.

What People Have Done With These Materials

Sculptor James Day Expresses His Visionary Realism

Sculptor James Day Expresses His Visionary Realism

James uses PMC®-744, OOMOO® 30 and Mold Max® 30 rubber

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Hyper Realistic Silicone Art From Tom Kuebler

Hyper Realistic Silicone Art From Tom Kuebler

Tom creates his works of surreal art using silicone, foam, resin, any material which triggers his imagination.

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One-of-a-Kind Santa Sculptures

One-of-a-Kind Santa Sculptures

Linda Kays-Biviano used Dragon Skin® for creating the skin, giving the Santas a very life-like appearance.

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Metal Cold Casting More Realistic Than Ever!

Metal Cold Casting More Realistic Than Ever!

This step-by-step example will detail making a cold-cast metal casting using bronze powder

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Reconstructing a Stone-Age Embrace

Reconstructing a Stone-Age Embrace

Paleoartist Tyler Keillor brought a "paleo-trifecta" of art, science and innovation to bear in order to help reconstruct this ancient scene.

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The Gargoyle Man Puts Rebound 25 To The Test

The Gargoyle Man Puts Rebound 25 To The Test

Mr. Dana's passion is restoring gargoyles and other architectural ornamentation from19th century buildings slated from demolition.

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Crystal Clear Creativity

Crystal Clear Creativity

Applications for Smooth-On’s Crystal Clear® liquid plastics get larger and more varied with each passing year

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DaVinci's Masterpiece Has Homecoming

DaVinci's Masterpiece Has Homecoming

After 500 Years - DaVinci's Masterpiece Comes Home...For the First Time.

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Crystal Clear® View From A Mountain Overlooking Hong Kong

Crystal Clear® View From A Mountain Overlooking Hong Kong

Nassal Fabrication in Orlando, FL. was commissioned to mold and cast a large Buddha statue

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Sculptor Fran Volz Takes Rebound™ 25 to the Next Level

Sculptor Fran Volz Takes Rebound™ 25 to the Next Level

Fran Volz is an artist and mold maker living and working in the Chicago, IL area.

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Long Lake Camp Makes Fine Art Installments.

Long Lake Camp Makes Fine Art Installments.

Over this past summer, patrons of the camp used our materials to create two impressive art installments

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Finishing daVinci's Unfinished Masterpiece

Finishing daVinci's Unfinished Masterpiece

In an elaborate studio setting in the hills of Pennsylvania, history is in the making – again.

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Fourth Plinth Crystal Clear® Sculpture

Fourth Plinth Crystal Clear® Sculpture

Aiming for an entry in the Guinness Book Of Records, the final casting was to be over 12 tons of resin.

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Restoring Concrete Lions Using Spray Rubber

Restoring Concrete Lions Using Spray Rubber

Repairing giant lions on The William H. Taft Memorial Bridge in Washington, DC

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Benicio F/X Creates SMASH® Castings As Few Can

Benicio F/X Creates SMASH® Castings As Few Can

Mario Benicio has provided special effects for films around the world

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CNC Sculptures Turn Crystal Clear®

CNC Sculptures Turn Crystal Clear®

How Sculpture Fabrication, Inc. creates art using Crystal Clear® 221

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Guy Tedesco Gallery

Guy Tedesco Gallery

Guy Tedesco is an artist and sculptor living in Mount St. Francis, Indiana.

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Sculptor Jim McGinniss 'Jumps For Joy' Over Shell Shock® Resin

Sculptor Jim McGinniss 'Jumps For Joy' Over Shell Shock® Resin

James McGinniss, a renowned sculptor in the area, was contacted to create a tribute to the spirit of the house through sculpture.

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Soft, Stretchy Dragon Skin® Rubber Keeps Production Moving

Soft, Stretchy Dragon Skin® Rubber Keeps Production Moving

Reproduce an extremely rare hand carved wood collection from the 17th century.

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Making A One Piece Cut Block Mold

Making A One Piece Cut Block Mold

A one piece cut block mold is a popular mold making method that has some definite advantages.

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Lost-Wax Artists Discover Rebound™ 25 Brush-On Silicone

Lost-Wax Artists Discover Rebound™ 25 Brush-On Silicone

Fonderie d’Art d’Inverness Inc is a Quebec corporation which portrays dynamism by using a mix of innovative methods and traditional techniques.

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Casting the World’s Largest Sculpture in Smooth-On FMC-200®

Casting the World’s Largest Sculpture in Smooth-On FMC-200®

The Ushiku Daibutsu located in Ushiku, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, is the world's tallest freestanding bronze statue.

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Johnson Atelier Uses Polysulfide Rubber To Bring Sculpture to Life

Johnson Atelier Uses Polysulfide Rubber To Bring Sculpture to Life

Since its inception 30 years ago, the Johnson Atelier has used Smooth-On's full line of Polysulfide rubbers.

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Toronto Fans Go Wild for Hockey Character Costumes by David Pea

Toronto Fans Go Wild for Hockey Character Costumes by David Pea

When the Toronto Maple Leafs NHL hockey team needed eye-catching costumes for their 3 new mascots, they needed only to look in the backyard.

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Using the Versatility of the FORTON MG Casting System to Reproduce Sculpture

Using the Versatility of the FORTON MG Casting System to Reproduce Sculpture

Clay Williams is an artist and figurative sculptor who lives in Imlay City, Michigan. His work focuses on the beauty of the human form.

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Creating a Large Resin Sculpture by Figuration Studio

Creating a Large Resin Sculpture by Figuration Studio

Watch Figuration Studios turn sculpted EPS foam into a visually stunning clear resin outdoor art installation.

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Customer Spotlight - John Luttmann

Customer Spotlight - John Luttmann

Artifaqt is a design studio that creates amazing featured pieces.

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Step-by-Step How-To Articles

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Alja-Safe® Alginate Quick Start Guide

Alja-Safe® Alginate Quick Start Guide

Follow this simple step-by-step lifecasting guide, and you will have a perfect lifecasting which will 'freeze time'.

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Creating Metallic & Glitter Effects with Cast Magic®

Creating Metallic & Glitter Effects with Cast Magic®

Cast Magic® Casting System is an easy way to add an endless variety of bright metallic, glitter and color effects to your castings.

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Molding a Complex Original Model

Molding a Complex Original Model

Molding and casting a piece with delicate detail, complex angles and severe undercuts.

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Turning an Antique Chair from Trash Into Treasure

Turning an Antique Chair from Trash Into Treasure

An antique chair is easily repaired using Smooth-Cast® 385 mineral filled casting resin and Universal® Release Agent.

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Making a Silcone Glove Mold and Faux Wood Casting

Making a Silcone Glove Mold and Faux Wood Casting

Dragon Skin® is excellent for brush on molds. A Dragon Skin® mold can be turned completely inside out without risk of tearing.

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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...

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Restoring a Rare Find Using Free Form® SCULPT

Restoring a Rare Find Using Free Form® SCULPT

For over 40 years, Tim Bennett's hobby has always been treasure hunting at garage and yard sales.

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How To Make a Faux Marble Resin Casting

How To Make a Faux Marble Resin Casting

How To Make a Faux Marble Resin Casting

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