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Expanding Rubber!

Posted by Mitch Rogers on

Expanding Rubber!

Our new Expanding Rubber is now available! This new rubber formulas allows you to cast a part from a silicone mold, soak it in water, and grow it to ~150% the original size! This is a great rubber for displays and museum exhibits that require larger-than-life copies of real world objects.   You can find Expanding Rubber with our other casting rubbers here.

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10 years on Youtube!

Posted by Mitch Rogers on

10 years on Youtube!

The BITY Youtube page is now 10 years old! We posted our first tutorial in 2006. It was a tutorial on making a Gel-10 severed hand. If you have followed our channel for a while, you might remember it. That video went viral in a few days and we knew that youtube would be a great place to explain techniques and product applications. 10 years on, we now have over 205 videos covering a wide spectrum of applications. Moving forward into 2017, we want your input for new content. What would you like to see? We have 100s of hours...

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Monster Clay Hard & Soft

Posted by Mitch Rogers on

Monster Clay Hard & Soft

The Monster Clay line has now been expanded to include Monster Clay Hard and Soft. The Premium Regular Monster Clay is now Medium. The new Hard grade is ideal for sculpting miniatures or highly detailed figures and busts. Monster Clay Soft is very soft and pliable to allow for ease of use in manipulating large areas of a sculpture. Both new grades may be melted and poured which is the primary reason we love Monster Clay. Watch our new tutorial on the nuances of Monster Clay here. For the uninitiated, most clays melt and turn to a mud or sludge...

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Lifecasting 102 is finally here!

Posted by Jin Rogers on

Lifecasting 102 is finally here!

Our long awaited follow up to Lifecasting 101 is here. Lifecasting 102 is covers 3 different silicone lifecasting applications is depth including animated diagrams to better explain the nuances of lifecasting with silicone. Our new dvd covers the process of making a full head cast, a torso cast, and a full torso cast as well as a bonus segment explaining the use of Part H hardener for lifecasting. Run time is just over 1 hour 45 minutes. Get your copy here.

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New Matting Gel!

Posted by Mitch Rogers on

New Matting Gel!

One of the problems of silicone makeup is the shine, or gloss, that is prevalent on most fresh silicone makeups. There are several tricks for removing the shine from silicone but some involve tricky timing or powders that may not photograph well. Enter Matting Gel. We have worked with a local formulator to create a special gel for matting silicone as well as surrounding skin. Matting Gel dispenses as a clear gel that may be applied by hand, sponge, or brush. As soon as the gel is spread over the silicone surface the shine is gone. Easy to use and...

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