EASY! How to MOLD & CAST an ACTION FIGURE head

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

– tongue depressors ( wide popsicle sticks)
80 – https://amzn.to/2K3lffn
1000 – https://amzn.to/2AhOnA2

-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)
https://amzn.to/2LqrEqq

Chip brushes
1/2” pack of 36 – https://amzn.to/2K1IlTr
1″ pack of 36- https://amzn.to/2JXQrN7
20 Assorted sizes – https://amzn.to/2LK95gn

-Foam Board, White, 22″ x 28″, 5 Sheets
https://amzn.to/2OjZE5A

-X-acto Knife
https://amzn.to/2AiAaCU

-2.5 quart plastic mixing containers ( buy more than one)
https://amzn.to/2uX2uFH

-Pack of 100 paint stir sticks
https://amzn.to/2LGBjZq

GRAM SCALE
2000g/0.01g High Precision Lab Digital Jewelry Scale
https://amzn.to/2LsLAcu
Triple bean version
https://amzn.to/2uUAfaw

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!

http://youtu.be/43IlNENNIN4

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