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.


  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!

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

  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 !

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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.

  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!

  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.