Flexible Sculpt for hair?
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Flexible Sculpt for hair?

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Is there any such thing I could use Im trying to get back into customizing slowly and was hoping to find something that would work

Posted by Cherry Bomb
on Saturday, September 10, 2011
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RedRebelCustoms -
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Here's the link for GN's article on it but he now suggests using 1:1 ratio. http://www.thefwoosh.com/2006/07/making ... g-compound
Amazingly the sculpting compound bends after cured and seems to hold detail well.
Patraw -
Monday, September 12, 2011
The rubber and hot glue suggestions sound promising to me. Hot glue gets pretty rigid if it's thick, but relatively thin amounts have a lot of give to them. Paint rubs off hot glue relatively easily in my experience though.
CB2001 -
Saturday, September 10, 2011
Well, as odd as it sounds, TheCookiinCompany (on YouTube) did a tutorial on how to customize an action figure has a Part 2.5 of the tutorial that provides two different methods. The first is using thin wire with hot glue (this would allow for bendable and posable application, but I don't know how well it would work for hair). The second, which she used on another piece of her figure is Sculpty's "Bake and Bend" polymer clay. I don't know if that would be useful for hair either, but those are two options that I can think of. Here's how to find Part 2.5 of her tutorial (the parts with the wire/hotglue and "Bake and Bend" clay come later in the video), because the board won't allow me to post URLs:

1. Go to YouTube
2. In the search, type the following: Custom Action Figure Tutorial Part 2.5 Sculpting Attachments
3. Click on the link for the video and watch.

Of course, I don't know what everyone else think of these two methods, but I like to provide info, because if it doesn't work on your current project, it may come in handy later.
pock63 -
Saturday, September 10, 2011
Green stuff cures somewhat flexible, also I have used zubber and it is completely flexible when done but it requires some amount of heat to cure without it taking ages(I use a heat gun to cook it), wires dipped in plasti dip work pretty well for individual strands of hair.
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