Sculpters, input wanted.
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Sculpters, input wanted.

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Anybody ever use "Amazing Sculpt"? Is it comparable to other stuff out there?
I've not done a lot of sculpting(other then a recent disaster with Sculpy), most of my stuff is head swaps and repaints. I think adding sculpt work is the logical next step. Just looking for some input on sculpting material and which is best for what applications.
(If this topic has already been started, I didn't see it, could you link me to it?)
Thanks.

Posted by bobtheodd
on Thursday, September 30, 2010
User Comments
Finn Varra -
Saturday, March 26, 2011
I figured out a trick to get around that problem. If you coat your fingertips with superglue it will fill in your prints and leave your fingers smooth. The only problem with it is you end up with glue all over your fingertips., which can be a pain after your done sculpting. I do this every time I have a lot of sculpting to do.

Some tips: obviously don't touch anything while the glue is still wet on your fingertips. Also when they are mostly dry tap them lightly on something flat and smooth to insure that you get a flat surface, otherwise you can sometimes still get faint prints.
Darththomas -
Saturday, March 26, 2011
Haven't been to the link provided in the video but this one doesn't look too bad
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xUepjZzgfJc

This one's with clay but
http://www.ehow.com/video_2380914_sculp ... urine.html
bobtheodd -
Saturday, March 26, 2011
Anybody know of some good vids to help with hair sculpting? Having a little trouble with it.
somebody1 -
Friday, December 17, 2010
yeah apoxy sculpt dries your skin out fast. With sculpty very gently use some rubbing alcohol instead of water. A good sanding never hurts using like super fine grit paper.
Darththomas -
Sunday, October 31, 2010
wet your fingers with water and it shouldn't stick, I use latex gloves but that's just because my skin reacts badly to it.
bobtheodd -
Sunday, October 31, 2010
I got my Aves and tried it out, its gonna take some getting used to. That stuff sticks like crazy, gonna have to get some rubber/plastic gloves.






Oh, and it smells like hell.
boogyzolo -
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Something that I've found that works to remove finger prints is to go over the sculpting with a nice smooth nylon type paint brush that's a little wet with water. It's a lot easy to do that before it dries than to sand out the finger prints later.
mega_star_andro -
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
after sculpting just use the aves safety solution to smooth it out, I use a paint brush with some solution on it and just even out everything.
The_Punishercreator45 -
Saturday, October 23, 2010
If u do get apxie sculpt and mix too much or have extra u can but it in the freezer and next day u can use it
blaynescott -
Friday, October 22, 2010
True, but if you wet your fingers (keep a small sponge in a tray nearby, sort of like post-offices use to have for stamps) you can smooth out a lot of them after the Aves Sculpt is past the gooey-curing stage (usually after the first 15-30 min).

For sanding (which I actually think makes the surfaces look better, unless you're texturing them beforehand) - I'd use a sanding sponge. It delivers the right amount of pressure without killing your hands.
PAINTcustoms -
Sunday, October 3, 2010
I agree with sephiroth, however If u want to reduce some of the finger prints, dip your fingers in water, or wear gloves, and do the same. won't work for everything tho. U can buy Kneadatite online for like $16 for a HUGE roll. if you look up BONEWALKER he uses some type of sculpt, its almost a flesh tone. he easily other than loosecollector has done the best sculpting on this site. the dude only uses those large Hulk toys, and makes everything lol!
Darththomas -
Sunday, October 3, 2010
I always run a very finger over the top of my sculpt work, this seems to get rid of fingerprints before it dries.
somebody1 -
Saturday, October 2, 2010
Mix it in small batches because you don't wanna waste it.
bobtheodd -
Saturday, October 2, 2010
Thanks for the input, I just ordered some Aves Epoxy Sculpt, hope it works for me.
somebody1 -
Friday, October 1, 2010
I just wish aves was cheaper. The issue I have is no matter what you use there is finger prints you have to sand out >.<
Darththomas -
Friday, October 1, 2010
I use Aves Fixit and have never even tried anything else, from what I've read around the web it's the best stuff out there, maybe not the cheapest but I love the stuff. A little tip for you too if you're unsure about sculpting, practice first with blu tack, obviously it's not quite the same but it's great for learning forms and shapes and of course completely removable without the need to ruin a figure.
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