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Slush Casting The Full Head Latex Mask

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In this posting, we provide complete instructions on how to create a professional quality full-head, latex mask.

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Jason deCaires Taylor, A.L.I., To Cast Head Portraits of NBC Today Show Hosts

By Ed McCormick 3 years ago 1 Views No comments
Jason deCaires Taylor Underwater Sculpture      

Jason deCaires Taylor, A.L.I., the British, eco-sculptor will be creating head portraits of the 5 hosts of the NBC Today Show, in front of an audience, at Rockefeller Center in New York City the last week of July.

 

Lincoln Life Casts Turn High Tech

By Ed McCormick 3 years ago 1 Views No comments
Lincoln Life Cast 2       Many notables of the past had life castings made of themselves. President Lincoln was no exception. The sculptor Leonard Volk in 1860 was commissioned by the U.S. government to do a full-size bronze casting ofLincoln's head. Volk wrote that it took about an hour to get his plaster to set up on Lincoln’.Now the Smithsonian is taking this face casting to another level.

Iranian ALI Member Honored

By Ed McCormick 3 years ago 1 Views No comments
 Humanitarian Award   I just heard from Iraj Moslehi, this morning. He is an Iranian based anaplastologist and member of the Association of Lifecasters International. Iraj has done some amazing work in Iran creating facial prosthetics for Iranian war victims. For all of his good works, most of which were done on a voluntary basis, Iraj was honored in May by the International Anaplastology Association (IAA) where he is also a member.

The Life Caster's Best Friend

By Ed McCormick 3 years ago 1 Views No comments
Algislo     A number of years ago we asked our chemist to develop and application that would delay the set time of alginate. After a number of trial and errors he came up with a formula we call Algislo. Through a series of symbiotic events, not only does this formula delay the set time of all alginate impression material products, it also dissolves the surface of alginate.

Hyper Realist Sculptor Jamie Salmon

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Wreckage - small By Jamie Salmon   Jamie Salmon is a British born, self-taught contemporary sculptor, living and working in Vancouver, Canada. He started his career working as a commercial artist and sculptor for the movie effects industry. He specializes in hyper-realistic sculpture, both figurative and portrait, utilizing such materials as silicone rubber, resin, hair and fabric.

Gimme a Little Squeeze, Will Ya, Huh?

By Ed McCormick 3 years ago 1 Views No comments
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When you squeeze something, it gets smaller. Unless you're at Argonne National Laboratory.

At the suburban Chicago laboratory, a group of scientists has seemingly defied the laws of physics and found a way to apply pressure to make a material expand instead of compress or contract.