Making moulds of stuffed animals

A stuffed lizard is ideal for making latex moulds.

Some animals with a smooth scaly skin are perfect for latex moulds.

To prepare the animal.

Spray a light mist of cooking oil onto the surface.

Apply up to 20 thin layers of latex, drying each one carefully.

The mould
The plastic cast of the lizard.
The Mould can now be filled with plastic, the result is shown on the left.