Cast Rite Casting Stone For Plaster Casts

Plaster is a simple, cheap and easily available material. It enjoys versatile usage too – right from coating walls and making false ceilings to craft works and other projects.

Plaster is also popularly used to make molds, shell molds, casts and even life casts. However, regular plaster will not do as it is quite soft and chalky. What you need is specially treated plaster that will be durable, resist crumbling or chipping and can hold finishes well.

And this is exactly why EnvironMolds provides CastRite Art Casting Stone. This fine arts powder proves to be an excellent choice for making all types of castings – be it figurines, statuary, picture frames, restorations or life casts.

The plaster is easy to mix and simple to work with. It cures quickly to create hard casts, and yet the casts can be carved and will hold good and crisp detail. The high-definition casts have a natural bright white finish and even air bubbles are minimized as long as correct mix ratios are maintained.

While CastRite obviously cannot be applied directly on the skin, the same formula can easily be used to make shell molds, latex slip castings and backup flexible molds.

So go ahead and source CastRite powder for your plaster casting from Enjoy the casts and life casts but be careful while mixing and pouring, as all plasters tend to heat up a bit.

Hands-On Workshops At EnvironMolds

I have been practicing my hand at mold making and casting since the past many months. The horde of information available on the EnvironMolds website has been my guiding force throughout my journey into the world of these beautiful art forms. I have accessed the various instruction sheets and videos many times and managed to learn everything from how to make a simple block mold to complex mask making and everything in between.

I have been itching to try my hand at the more intricate art of making body molds right from the live human body. While again puts a lot of information and techniques at my disposal, I wanted more hands-on learning to get me started.

I soon found that EnvironMolds offers live workshops on a variety of subjects to fulfill this particular need itself. Customer service informed me that they have a Life Casting workshop scheduled soon and were even willing to accommodate my convenience.

I immediately signed up for the workshop that was to be conducted by none other than Ed McCormick himself! The 2-day workshop opened the doors to rich learning and interaction – I gained knowledge of everything from material selection, preparation, mixing and application to demolding, repairing, plaster casting, finishing and mounting. As I worked through hand casts and face casts on a live model, I even grasped the fine details about model preparation, comfort and posing.

This dream-come-true opportunity has managed to make me adept at creating beautiful life castings!