How-To: Sculpt open eyes on lifecast heads

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Keeping your eyes open during a life-casting of your face is probably impossible and in any case is certainly a very bad idea. So life-cast heads always have closed eyes. YouTuber brickintheyard, affiliated with BITY Mold Supply, has provided a great video tutorial on how to sculpt those eyes back open.

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2 thoughts on “How-To: Sculpt open eyes on lifecast heads

  1. Eric says:

    Bad idea? Well, there are special ocular-grade alginates used for taking casts of eyeballs for scleral contact lenses. Use that in combination with the regular grad alginate.

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