How to create an action figure head utilizing silicone mold making and polyurethane resin casting.
Hollywood California artist, Jon Neill http://www.jonneill.com casts one of his detailed miniature pirate head sculpts and then casts one copy in white MPK 70 polyurethane resin and a second copy tinted in grey MPK 70 polyurethane resin to show off the minute details and the incredible odorless polyurethane resin performance.
Materials used are sold on http://www.hobbysilicone.com which are used by Hollywood professionals
AMAZON LINKS to the materials used for this project are:
– Sharpie Marker https://amzn.to/2K6mzxY
-Flat paint brush, cheap craft brush (art supply store)
12 brush set for a great price – https://amzn.to/2AgaQ0p
-Nitrile Exam Gloves ( non – latex)
-Foam Board, White, 22″ x 28″, 5 Sheets
-2.5 quart plastic mixing containers ( buy more than one)
-Pack of 100 paint stir sticks
If you plan on making molds in the future, consider investing in a good gram scale, one that can weigh over 4000 grams and in 1 gram increments.
a 2 lb kit of 2125 Moldmaster Silicone and catalyst
**the amount you buy will depend on the size of your sculpture, please have the dimensions of your sculpture ready to give to the people at Hobby Silicone. -White Clay, water based clay ( art supply store or Aardvark Clay)
-Wood Board, at least 1/2” thick, larger than the size of your sculpt. (Home Depot)
Want to see some crazy pumpkin sculpting? Right, it’s not Halloween but you’ll probably enjoy it anyway!