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Tuesday, 5 November 2013

How To Make A Mold Using Sculpey Mold Maker Tutorial

How To Make A Mold Using Sculpey Mold Maker
Some time ago I was need to make a mold of this 2cm face. The face made of polymer clay. I tried to use polymer clay for creation a mold. But that was not a good idea. The nose and lips  stuck in the form. So I decided to try Sculpey Mold Maker. 




How To Make A Mold Using Sculpey Mold Maker

So, this is Sculpey Mold Maker.
This material is soft and pleasant to touch.  The Sculpey Mold Maker is possible to use for mold creation and like clay softner.




How To Make A Mold Using Sculpey Mold Maker

This is my form. But  now the face needs some polishing.



How To Make A Mold Using Sculpey Mold Maker

I polish the form with sand paper. I begin with №600 sand paper, then №1000, and №15000.

How To Make A Mold Using Sculpey Mold Maker

Now it's finished.



How To Make A Mold Using Sculpey Mold Maker

I take a piece of Sculpey Mold Maker and the face and powder them with baby powder. You can also use a corn starch. This is nessery the form not stuck.

How To Make A Mold Using Sculpey Mold Maker

Later I made a handle to the face. Now it looks like a tea spot:)) That makes a removing process more easy.


How To Make A Mold Using Sculpey Mold Maker

So. Press the form into the Mold Maker.


How To Make A Mold Using Sculpey Mold Maker

And remove it very careful.
Now bake it on 130 degress in 20 minutes.
After baking I have got a soft like silicone mold.

How To Make A Mold Using Sculpey Mold Maker

So, Here you can see the mold imprint  (left) and original form (right).
As you see, the smallest  details was copied.
I satisfied with the Mold Maker properties. 
And I would like to use it for my art again!

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