Tutorial : Mold making (chocolate)

Hello my reader ^^

Today will be a short tutorial on how to make molds. I think it’s pretty self explanatory, just mixing two parts right ? (I’ll show you anyways ohoho,)

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Here we go !

Materials:

Materials

  • Mold putty
  • The object you want to be a replica of ( in this case, chocolate !)

Mixing the mold

  • Take equal parts of each colour ( so that means 1:1 ratio).
  • Mix together ! Mix till you have no more streaks in your putty. I have to work quite fast because mine is fast drying.
  • Slowly, push the putty down onto the chocolate. Make there are no air bubbles, and that it’s stuck to the whole surface.
  • (Try not to push the object into the putty. This tends to morph the details. Instead, roll your putty down over, and firmly push it onto the surface – make sure all important details will be captured)

The replica

  • Once it’s dry, take the object out. Can you see that the chocolate sort of melted ? TT This sort of made my design less clear….
  • Shall we try and see what it looks like ? I put cold porcelain in there !
  • The shape looks the same ! It’s got all the edges ^^

Better comparison

  • Let’s try colouring the CP, make it more realistic,,
  • Which one do you think is the real chocolate ? Wahaha, it’s the bottom one.

Cracks in Porcelain

  • This was the next morning.
  • See how the CP cracked ? It cracked in places where I placed separate blobs and blended them in.
  • The top one doesn’t have any cracks so that means, CP doesn’t crack when you just have one piece !

And there we go !

A chocolate mold, and a little test on how well CP takes on detail from the mold. Remember, if you don’t want cracks in your CP, try to just use one piece instead of blending in several pieces.

Enjoy and thanks for reading !

-My Easter themed creation will be up shortly  ! Just adding some finishing touches ^^;;

-Cyn

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4 thoughts on “Tutorial : Mold making (chocolate)

  1. Calion says:

    what molding putty do you use? i can’t seem to find mold-making products here, or maybe i’m not looking hard enough :P

    thanks for the update on CP c:

    • I use a mold putty called “Silicon Silpression”, it was kind of hard in find in NZ as well T__T.
      Where abouts do you live ? Maybe you can buy it online because that’s what I have to do a lot of the times.

      • Calion says:

        i’ll try looking for that in australia > w <

        i've looked into buying online, but they always seem to mark it up so much and the postage makes it so undesirable

        btw, hope you had a great easter!

      • Yeah, I know ><
        This mold putty was really expensive + the shipping. I only bought it because I would make clay things a lot faster.

        I'll have a look into other mold alternatives, and maybe I'll find some ideas for you ^^

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