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Life Casting Starter Kit - Medium

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Life Casting Starter Kit - Medium

Packed full of extra materials for you to get more practice. This great value starter kit contains two kilos of BabyRice Skin Safe Alginate, two kilos of strong casting plaster, two shades of metallic paint and a BabyRice wax finishing kit. With enough materials to make various casts of baby and adult hands and feet and experiment with three different finishes.

Life Casting Starter Kit (Medium) Contents:

2kg BabyRice alginate
2kg Plaster
20ml Silver metallic paint
20ml Gold metallic paint
Metallic bronze finishing kit
2 x Artists paintbrush
Easy to follow instructions

Create a Variety of Casts

With every 1kg of alginate and 1kg plaster you can create up to:
>> 12 casts of a newborn hands/feet or;
>> 4-6 casts for a 2-3 year old or;
>> 2 casts of an individual adult hand or;
>> 1 cast of an adult hand and 6 casts of a newborn hands/feet or;
>> 1 cast of an adult hand and 2-3 casts of a 2-3 year old hands/feet or;
>> 6 casts of a newborn and 2-3 casts of a 2-3 year old or;
>> 1 family group* hand cast of up to 4 adults, or 2 adults and 3 children, or 3 adults and 2 children holding hands.

To make as many casts as possible, use containers that minimize waste, while allowing a 1 inch space all around the subject(s).

*When using the 5L bucket provided in the Large Life Casting Starter Kit

BabyRice Skin Safe Alginate

BabyRice Skin Safe Alginate is hypoallergenic and safe to use on skin from newborn onwards and fully complies with British Safety Standards. Alginate's main ingredient is kelp, a form of seaweed, so it’s completely safe to use on your skin! All BabyRice alginate is “dental grade”, meaning it can be used by dentists to make moulds in people's mouths. What’s more, our alginate conforms to British Safety Standards BS 4269 Pt.2:1991 and ISO 1563:1990.

Professional Casting Materials

BabyRice Skin Safe Alginate is suitable for a wide range of uses, including: mould making for dental work; life casting for hobbyists, artists, medical professionals and special effects professionals.

  • New parents use our alginate to make hand and footprint impressions of their newborn babies.

  • Medical professionals use our alginate to make moulds of limbs when developing new prosthetics.

  • Professional artists use our alginate to cast body parts when creating sculptures.

  • Special effects studios and make-up artists use our alginate to create highly detailed moulds of actors' faces, hands and feet.

  • Dentists use our alginate to make moulds of patients mouths.

  • Pet owners and veterinarians use our alginate to make 3D replicas of pets paws.

  • Funeral directors and hospices use our alginate to cast limbs of family members to create lasting memorials of loved ones.

FREE UK Delivery

Order your item before 12.30pm Monday to Thursday and we'll dispatch it on the same day. All orders sent within the UK are sent FREE of charge. Orders over £20.00 in value are dispatched using a NEXT-DAY courier service.

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