Glue Stick creations
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Glue Stick creations

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I searched the forums for help on this. I bought a bunch of color glue sticks to tinker with. I want to create some new ideas I had for awhile now. I like what Jin does & I like to do some stuff using glue sticks. He does player flames which look amazing. Now what does he do to make them like this? Does he just slop on glue on something then cut/buff out to the shape he wants?

I just want to do some diorama stuff for my customs.

Posted by Dante
on Saturday, September 27, 2008
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Dante -
Monday, September 29, 2008
Wow I never thought about doing a full body suit that is a good idea to some extent. Some nice slip on arm guards would look cool.

The project I am doing with a Regular ODST from halo is filling a gap from the hand to the wrist. I will have to do some random stuff around the figure so it does not look off.

I figured I could super glue the heated glue to the figure once it hardens.


I love the full body suit idea I might have to do that down the road.

Thanks for the tips
somebody1 -
Monday, September 29, 2008
be careful, it doesn't bond to anything but hands and clothes The stuff is tough, I've seen cosplay costumes made out of nothing but the stuff and I'm talking a full body suit so you may even be able to make the odd replacement part.
Dante -
Sunday, September 28, 2008
Cool thanks I think that would work most times. I should add some oil or something before I do the glue in the sculpy mold?

Now I just need to find some nice designs to use for that. I wanted to create something new but the mold thing will come in handy for other stuff.
Henchmen4Hire -
Sunday, September 28, 2008
If you want to do it the cheap way, you could probably make a mold of something with Sculpey, just press th eflame or whatever into it, then harden it, then pour the glue into that.
Dante -
Sunday, September 28, 2008
Yeah the glue gun heated type. I just know thats what jin uses for the flames he does for some of his customs. I just need some bendable type stuff but can hold a form to.

Thanks for the glass/plate idea I never thought about that. I am just curious if there is a more better way to mold it. Jin has them looking really nice like he used a mold to do them. They just look to perfect to be molded by hand. If he did he must of used some method to clean it up.
Henchmen4Hire -
Sunday, September 28, 2008
Glue sticks? What kind? The ones you use with a heat gun?

If so, just melt them to whatever shape you want. They're just called glue sticks but they don't bond very well, at least not in my experience. Spread the glue on some glass or a plate or whatever and shape it as you want, then let it harden and peel/scrape it off.
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