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Tips for Using Alginate Molding Powder

By Ed McCormick 2 months ago 11 Views No comments

Woman artist at work

Alginate is a popular powder for molding, given that it is nontoxic and biodegradable, making it perfect for your more sensitive projects, like creating casts of your baby's feet or hands. As with most projects, it usually pays to think ahead so that you don't waste time or supplies with a lot of do-overs.

Guidelines for Making Molds with Hand Casting Kits

By Ed McCormick 2 months ago 11 Views No comments

Woman artist

Creating powder casts can make a fun project and a meaningful memento at the same time. Many people use them to make casts of their babies' hands or feet, but they can be used in a lot of creative ways. It can also be an easy process as long as you follow instructions carefully. Here we have a brief overview for you before go shopping for body casting kits.

Is Life Casting Safe?

By Ed McCormick 3 months ago 69 Views No comments

It is normal to worry about the mold making material harming yours or your baby's skin.

How Long Does A Life Casting Take?

By 4 months ago 88 Views No comments


Do not shy away from getting a life cast thinking that it will take too much time to get your impressions.

Busty Sand Sculpture Causes Controversy on Cape Cod

By Ed McCormick 1 years ago 238 Views No comments

(Associated Press) YARMOUTH, Mass. — A busty mermaid sculpted from sand and placed outside a popular Cape Cod restaurant is raising eyebrows and triggering complaints.

Beyond Hyper-Realism?

By Ed McCormick 1 years ago 235 Views No comments

The Chinese artist duo Sun Yuan and Peng Yu are known for their ultra-realistic art – and way beyond. Sun Yuan and Peng Yu are two of China's most controversial artists, renown for working with extreme materials such as taxidermy, human fat tissue, live animals, and baby cadavers to deal with issues of perception, death, and the human condition.

Producing the Key Ingredient in Alginate Impression Material

By Ed McCormick 1 years ago 241 Views No comments


Alginate is an important raw material made from refined seaweed which is used in a number of industries: Such as in a wide array of medical and clinical applications. It has a number of applications in the pharmaceutical industry. In the food and beverage industry, it is used as a thickener, softener and binder. Alginate is also used for a large number of industrial applications such textiles, printer and welding. In the leisure industry it is used as a beauty treatment.