Seminars

Seminars

The Best Materials Training Available Anywhere in the World

Seminars

How-To Seminars at Smooth‑On Headquarters near Allentown, PA offer an unparalleled materials learning experience for all levels; novice to advanced. In over 50+ years, thousands of people from all over the world have taken advantage of Smooth‑On’s unique programs. Slides, video, stimulating discussion, product demonstrations and hands-on assignments combine to make these sessions unforgettable and life changing.

It’s All About Your Projects and Interests  –  You will have access to instructors and staff that have years of materials and application experience to discuss your particular interests.  Smooth‑On hospitality will welcome you and the largest mold making and casting training facility in the world will be your home during your time with us.     

Seminars at Distributor Locations  –  Smooth‑On has long time distributor partners around the world. Some offer material seminars on a regular basis.

College Seminars  -  We can also travel to in-proximity colleges and universities to conduct material training sessions that fit your semester schedule. Students are introduced to materials they never knew existed that they can use throughout their careers.

Many of our distributor partners across the country and around the world will come to you or offer educational opportunities at their near-by locations.

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Two Day Hands On Mold Making Seminar

Two Day Hands On Mold Making Seminar

Two Day Hands On Mold Making Seminar

Slides, videos and hands-on demonstration introduce you to the basics of mold making and casting in an easy-to-understand format. Attendees make their own molds and castings over the 2-day period. In addition, a variety of our “sideshow” demonstrations and applications will open your eyes to a world of material possibility.

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Mold Making for Concrete & Buddy Rhodes Concrete Casting Seminar

Mold Making for Concrete & Buddy Rhodes Concrete Casting Seminar

Mold Making for Concrete & Buddy Rhodes Concrete Casting Seminar

Immersive 3-day training focused on topics associated with making molds for casting concrete and the techniques and styles associated with Buddy Rhodes concrete mixes and accessory products. Slides, videos, group discussion and hands-on demonstration will introduce you to the basics in an easy-to-understand format.

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Two Day Hands On Lifecasting Seminar

Two Day Hands On Lifecasting Seminar

Two Day Hands On Lifecasting Seminar

Creating a lifecasting involves capturing perfect detail from a live model and finishing with materials that let you reproduce that detail perfectly. You will learn how to create molds of live models using multiple alginate and silicone formulations. Take your life casting skills to the next level.

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Two Day Hands-On Cosplay Seminar

Two Day Hands-On Cosplay Seminar

Two Day Hands-On Cosplay Seminar

Learn About

  • Making Helmets, Armor, Props, etc. That Last 
  • Adding Color and Special Effects
  • Coatings for Foams, 3D Prints and More
  • Common Problems and How to Avoid Them
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Master Class Series™: Advanced Aquatic and Jungle Exhibit Fabrication

Featuring Adam Nelson From The National Aquarium

Master Class Series™: Advanced Aquatic and Jungle Exhibit Fabrication

Master Class Series™: Advanced Aquatic and Jungle Exhibit Fabrication

Featuring Adam Nelson From The National Aquarium

Join us on Friday, May 8th, with Adam Nelson, Head of Fabrication - National Aquarium Baltimore, MD, to learn Tips & Tricks for Advanced Aquatic and Jungle Exhibit Fabrication

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Master Class Series™: Advanced Creature Effects Techniques

Featuring Hyper-Realistic Sculptor Tom Kuebler

Master Class Series™: Advanced Creature Effects Techniques

Master Class Series™: Advanced Creature Effects Techniques

Featuring Hyper-Realistic Sculptor Tom Kuebler

Tom will be at Smooth-On in Allentown, PA to share his creative process for bringing fantasy and horror to life like no one can. Tom Kuebler is in a class of his own on the world stage of sculpting, fabricating and finishing fantasy and horror figures.

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Master Class Series™: Advanced Cosplay Techniques

Featuring Bill Doran

Master Class Series™: Advanced Cosplay Techniques

Master Class Series™: Advanced Cosplay Techniques

Featuring Bill Doran

Learn advanced cosplay techniques with world-famous cosplay creator Bill Doran from Punished Props. Bill and his team will review tips and tricks that can only be learned here!

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College and University Seminars

College and University Seminars

College and University Seminars

Smooth-On works with teachers and students at colleges/universities all over the world in an effort to educate people on how liquid rubbers, plastics, foams and other materials can be used for an infinite number of applications.

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Seminars Conducted By Smooth‑On Partners

Seminars Conducted By Smooth‑On Partners

Seminars Conducted By Smooth‑On Partners

Smooth-On partners offer several popular seminars that cover the basics of moldmaking and casting, as well as life casting, and a series of informal get togethers to cover some of the more industry or material specific applications our customers are interested in.

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