Smoothing Monster Clay

Discussion in 'Predator Anatomy (Costumes)' started by Dillonusob, Mar 7, 2017.

  1. Dillonusob

    Dillonusob Hunter

    hey guys! Trying to smooth out my bio sculpt, and wondering if there was a quicker or better way than I have tried. I have tried-

    Freezing with duster, sanding
    Mineral spirits and sponge
    Heat gun on low
    Buffing while cold

    Cant seem to smooth some of my tool marks. Suggestions appreciated!!!
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  2. LunaticNic

    LunaticNic Elite Hunter

    I first use a beard sponge, and then use either a torch or heat gun.
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  3. Wreav

    Wreav Community Staff

    I started with 80 grit and worked my way up to 300 ish. Here is the result I also used air canister to freeze off the unwanted clay and I just crushed it off.

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  4. Wreav

    Wreav Community Staff

    Wait... let me revise what I just said. How I achieved the smooth look was by using wet sandpaper. After a while and as you progress with the grit paper it should reach something like this consistency in the picture.
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  5. Dillonusob

    Dillonusob Hunter

    Thanks again for the help Wreav!! You tha man!
  6. Isubomo

    Isubomo Elite Hunter

    The master at work there :D
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  7. sandhunter

    sandhunter Hunter

    I use a stiff brush with lighter fluid
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  8. sandhunter

    sandhunter Hunter

    I use a stiff brush with lighter fluid ,it slightly melts the outer layer of monster clay
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  9. MystxXxHunter

    MystxXxHunter Unblooded

    So like wet sanding before rebuffing clear coat on a car?
  10. Wreav

    Wreav Community Staff

    I am not too sure MystrxXx, I've never done things to a car before so I wouldn't know
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