Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Let's talk Instantmold...just add water!

I first learned about Instantmold from Orlygg's post on Arcane Armorials.  I was having a bit of a dilemma as well.  I needed two more "like" Battlemasters chaos knight shields.  So I first tried to just make a mold out of greenstuff.  It worked OK but then I remembered reading that post.

So I rushed over to Coolminiornot and ordered a pack...WOW!

I thought I would try a base, a shield, and get bold and try a head.









The face turned out great.  The detail is great.  Obviously the back of the head will need some work, but it will be pretty easy to take care of.  Now I will never run out of heads for Schmendrick!!!  I might have a whole army of them one day.


Next is Space Worg on his new Instantmold base!  I'm going to have a lot of fun with these things.  Run don't walk and get a pack for yourself today.

9 comments:

  1. Nice. I've had my eye on the Instamold product for a while, especially for the Warhound Titan I'm building. This may put me over the line!

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    1. Get some it is inexpensive and will pay for itself. Very useful, I have a lot planned with it.

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  2. I use instant mould a lot to duplicate equipment for scenery. You could just as easily duplicate the whole head with all sides you know. Getting the original out of the mould would be a little trickier but still feasible. The cuts you do to get it out will mean flashes on th ecopy but you know how to get rid of flashes !

    If it can be of any help :
    http://leadplague.blogspot.fr/2014/03/steal-your-face-part-2.html

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  3. Agreed! very useful stuff...I've duplicated many a Marauder Dwarf shield with this product. Never as nice as an original but fine for the back rank! Two part molds are possible but a little more challenging.

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  4. Just ordered a pack... didn't know I needed it... not sure what I'm going to do with it, but I'm looking forward to finding out!

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    1. Can't wait to see what you come up with it. =)

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  5. Two part molds actually work pretty well, just be prepared for flash and resist the temptation to "check" on it before the putty has cured.

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