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Life Casting | World's Top Ten Ultra-Realistic Sculptors

By Ed McCormick Today 1 Views No comments

A brief survey of the top ten ultra-realistic sculptors that rely on the techniques of life casting to create their incredible and awe inspirng works of art.

Is Life Casting Safe?

By Ed McCormick 2 months ago 63 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 3 months ago 81 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 11 months ago 233 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 11 months ago 229 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 11 months ago 235 Views No comments

Alginate is an important raw material made from refined seaweed which is used in a number of industries:

More Surprising Uses For Alginate

By Ed McCormick 11 months ago 234 Views No comments

Growing cartilage in alginate tubes

As manufacturers of a variety of skin-safe mold making materials formulated using alginate (processed seaweed), we are usually never surprised at alginate's myriad of uses. As alginates, in its various forms, are used across a wide range of industries, including the medical, pharmaceutical, food and beverage industries, industrial, crafting and special effects and even in the beauty spa. Yet here are the most recent new uses for alginates reported during the month of June 2016 that even surprise us. Please read on for three new ways this miracle material is being used: