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Mold Making Silicone Review

There are lots of choices when it comes to mold making silicones and most all of them are very good... with one exception. I've used OoMoo silicone...

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Here's a quick silicone mold making tip! If you're making a brush-on silicone mold and using a thickening agent to put on thick coats, you can... Show more

Here's a quick silicone mold making tip! If you're making a brush-on silicone mold and using a thickening agent to put on thick coats, you can create mold keys for the mother (jacket) mold to key into. Using old molds you need to get rid of or if you cast strips of that silicone, cut those up into small blocks and stick those into the last coat of silicone as it cures. :)
animateclay Really cool idea Ron. I don't use old silicone molds chopped up (mind are kinda thin usually) - but I do cast keys in plastic Easter egg shells... Show more 4 weeks ago
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Ron Cole Because there is a layer of rubber under the the uncured layer, it's 'springy' and so when I press the chunks onto the surface, I press them in hard... Show more 4 weeks ago
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Stop Motion Animation Reel

Stop motion animation from various projects I animated on. Music: "Monkeys Spinning Monkeys" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative...

Ron Cole He's from an ambitious independent film called 'The Sacred Engine'. That film is not yet completed and has been slowly been getting made over the... Show more Loading content, please wait. 2 months ago
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animateclay Oh very nice, the sets look beautiful. I guess you did send me their link a long time ago - but I never saw the shot you did for them. Maybe they... Show more 2 months ago
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Ron Cole The studio is in Brooklyn NY, here's a link to their site... www.bigobjectstudio.com/ Loading content, please wait. 2 months ago
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Stop Motion Animation Special Effects Reel

A collection of stop motion animated special effects I've created for various projects. Music: "Volatile Reaction" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)...

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Ron Cole replied to 3D Printing Silicone 1 year ago

Sorry I didn't see this topic start till just now 2 weeks after you posted it. Very interesting, I'd have to really think about the ways it could be...

Ron Cole posted a new discussion1 year ago

How To Keep Silicone Out Of Ball Joints

Here's a handy dandy tip for those casting silicone puppets. This is a technique I've been using for a while to keep the silicone from getting into...

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Ron Cole posted a new discussion1 year ago

Cleaning Goopy Silicone Brushes

Just a quick tip here that has saved me some money... If you value even your throw away brushes that you use to brush silicone into or while making...

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I was thinking about that myself. Behind the ears might seem better because it's more hidden but, then it becomes dangerous that the back of the ear...

Hmm, I think I'd leave the head on now that I see the profile. The head is high enough over the shoulders that this should work well for you. Here's...

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I built and animated the Cyclops for 'Sinbad The Fifth Voyage' and I have to tell you that punching the hair in his legs took me 5 days! (I remember...

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I believe my mold making tutorial on Youtube will be the perfect guide for what you need to do because the creature I mold in that tutorial is...

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I'm not sure where it's manufactured but, I do know that the formula is theirs and it's not just all the same stuff being sold with different labels...

Ron Cole posted a new discussion2 years ago

Platsil Gel 10 vs Dragon Skin

When I started casting with silicone Platsil Gel 10 from Polytek was the first silicone recommended to me and so that's what I've been using for a...

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Ron Cole posted a new discussion2 years ago

Welcome To The New Members!

I realize that there is rarely much activity in this group and I'm hoping that's not because people are waiting for me to post articles and tutorial...

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