Silicone Mould/PlatSil Appliances

12 Jun

These past few days I have been making big progress on the SFX front… I feel like I’m actually learning useable skills now! (Thanks to Natalia!!). Having created my moulds (actually I did use PlatSil for these and created a Modrock shell to keep the shape, but as I have now realised, using a stronger silicone; such as BlueSil, would have been more appropriate), I have now started creating my PlatSil pieces, encapsulated with cap plastic (2x 1:1 dilution layers, 2x 1:0 layers).

So, my first appliance… made a couple of mistakes. Definitely don’t need accelerator on a warm day!! So that didn’t work out. I also realised I only want the PlatSil in the deeper parts – as they’re flat backed pieces, it needs to be Cap Plastic backed to make sure they encapsulate properly, stick to the skin and can be blended out efficiently.

So, Version 2.0 worked out great. Now for the other 7 pieces to make!

Photo on 2014-06-11 at 14.39 #5 Photo on 2014-06-11 at 15.52 #6

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2 Responses to “Silicone Mould/PlatSil Appliances”

  1. chapstickasmycopilot June 5, 2015 at 12:27 am #

    Hi there, wondering if you sell the latex pieces pictured here? Working on a film with an aquatic monster. Please let me know. Thanks

    • Victoria Stansfield June 5, 2015 at 6:22 am #

      Hello! Thank-you so much for your interest. Yes I do – what are you looking to have made?

      You can email me here: stansfield.victoria@gmail.com
      Regards, Victoria.

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