Making a Museum Quality Animal Reproduction
This video shows how a sculpted reproduction of a rhinoceros torso was made for an African safari preservation exhibit at a museum. A mold of a taxidermy rhino mount was made using Rebound™ 25 silicone rubber and gypsum polymerized with Forton™ VF-812 was cast to make the final piece.
Materials Used in this Tutorial
- Rebound 25™ silicone rubber
- Thi-Vex™ silicone thickening agent
- Mixing sticks and containers
- Disposable brushes
- Metal stock for keys
- Chopper gun and polyester resin
- Water based clay
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