What is life casting anyway?" (Often written "lifecasting). That's the question that I hear most often when I mention the type of art I produce. Since I respond to it so often I learned to conserve my words - " taking a mold from the human body is" is usually my abbreviated retort. But in fact, it is much more than that as life casting or body casting as it is also known is one of the oldest art forms dating back to when Egyptian artisans used gypsum and linen or papyrus to make masks.
Before reading on you should visit the lifecasting kit page where you will find the largest selection of life casting kits anywhere. Now back to our introduction. One might as well ask what photography is and receive the simple answer that it is a method of reproducing an exact likeness of a three-dimensional object in two dimensions. It is the right answer, but far from an adequate one. . . (read more)