Silicone Caulk and Cornstarch Molds – Take 2!
I tried combining caulk and cornstarch back at the beginning of my 100% Silicone Caulk mold making adventures… and it was dismal failure. It never set completely and ended up sticking to the sculpture. But the more I did research into the casting and molding world the more I came across articles and YouTube videos […]
Perfecting the Plaster of Paris and Wood Glue Mix
Experimenting with mixing different ratios of Plaster of Paris and Wood Glue (and acrylic paint) to get stronger plaster casts.
Adventures in Aluminium Lost Wax Casting (Part I)
A friend of mind built a DIY forge to melt aluminum cans and play with casting things. They didn’t mind if I played along… but to cast aluminum you need sand and plaster molds. Thankfully that’s something right up my alley! Or at least in the same neighborhood. 😉 Previously I’ve made plaster positive casts […]
Casting in Silicone molds using Plaster of Paris and Wood Glue
Update: Come check out the experimentation that led to my current recipe! At last, the casting post (that isn’t Hot Glue) is upon us! As you probably guessed from my Making a 100% Silicone Caulk Mold and the follow-up post, I’ve been happily dabbling in the world of ‘making art desks messy’ for a few […]
100% Silicone Caulk Molds — Round 2, Fight!
I’m working on the Plaster of Paris casting post, I swear! I just keep getting sidetracked with all the fun things you can do with caulk… and on that note, here’s a follow-up to the first post on this topic. I’m now halfway through my third tube of caulk and using the bucket of soapy […]