Posted: August 08, 2018Categories: Mold Making, Materials, Techniques
How to Make a Mold: the Basics for Lifecasting and Alginates
Engaging an artistic sensibility often leaves people confused and hesitant. Getting the vision in your head into the real world takes a thorough knowledge of techniques and skills.
The real problem for many is how to get started on that journey. Well, when it comes to lifecasting for creating keepsakes, film effects, or cosplay accessories the secret is in knowing how to make a mold.
To learn what you need to do to create a proper cast you need to start with an understanding of the basics of mold making.
This quick guide will explain the theory behind mold making a. We'll also cover the materials and how they act so you can adjust and learn as you create.
How To Make a Mold
Making a mold