Saturday, January 15, 2011
Cast sculpture miniature fox
This was cast using Smooth-On's Smooth-Cast 300 liquid plastic.
This is an easy product that is mixes compounds A+B in equal amounts. The plastic cures in a matter of minutes to a very white plastic. It demolded from the silicone very easily.
The down side is that, well, it's PLASTIC. Not my favorite substance. But this is a learning process . I painted the plastic casting using acrylics to mimic dark stone and the results are fine. I should have done a little more clean-up to the lines where the mold joins together, but for a first try at casting, I thought it came out well.
I could also pour melted wax into this mold, clean up the wax and take it to bronze at some point. We'll see ;--)