Five Highly Useful Clay Modelling Tools

Are you looking to invest in modelling tools but aren’t sure which ones you need? The secret to success in clay modelling starts with having the right tools. The right tools will bring you the level of control and precision that you need to create the effect you want when working with clay.


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Which Resin Materials Can I Use for Casting?

Are you new to the world of resin casting and are wondering what your options are? Or perhaps you are more experienced at resin casting and are looking to experiment with new materials?


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Essential Modelling Materials

At Alec Tiranti, we have everything you need for modelling work, whether you’re working with clay, wax, or other materials. As well as the basic wet clay used for modelling, we have a range of other essentials such as non-drying clays, oil-based clays, modelling wax, casting wax, and polymer-based clays. Read on to find out more about our different categories within our modelling materials range.


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Finding the Right Mallet or Hammer for You

Whether you’re a woodcarver or a stonemason, our range of mallets and hammers is sure to suit your purpose or application. Each offers distinctive design qualities appropriate for the type of work being done. We have six different categories for you to choose from at Alec Tiranti, where we supply our goods across the globe, and have had over a century of experience in the industry.


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Studio Equipment and Armatures: Everything You Need for the Perfect Studio

A creative studio needs the right equipment to bring your ideas to life, and luckily creating the perfect working environment inside of your studio is surprisingly easy. There are, however, a few essentials that you shouldn’t overlook as they are integral to the sculpting process.


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What Are the Essential Stone Carving Materials?

There’s only so much you can learn about stone carving if you aren’t using the right stonemason tools for the job. If you’re just starting out at stone carving, it’s important that you are well supplied with the right tools that will teach you to master the craft in the correct way. Similarly, if you are already well practiced in stone carving, it’s important that you stay stocked up on the right tools that will help you to develop your skills.


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Our Top Products for Restoration and Finishing

At Alec Tiranti Ltd, we manufacture and supply everything you could ask for as a sculptor, and have been in existence since 1895. We offer an extensive range of materials, equipment, and tools not only to sculptors but many other artists and craftspeople, across the globe. Today, we will outline some of the best products for restoration and finishing.


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Our Top Products in Files and Abrasives

Here at Alec Tiranti Ltd, we have manufactured supplies for sculptors since 1895. We offer an array of materials, equipment, and tools for sculptors, and many other artists and craftspeople, the world over. From Milliput modelling to working with metals, we’re sure to have the products to suit you. Today, we’re going to tell you about some of the top products you can find in our range of files and abrasives.


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What Products are Available for Ceramicists and Potters?

At Alec Tiranti, we can help you get everything you need in pottery, from the first stages of shaping clay, all the way through to kiln firing and glazing. The tools of the trade for potters and ceramicists are often the same, but there are also particular pottery tools and equipment that we go over today. Read on to find out more about our extensive range of clays, tools, kilns, and glazes.


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What is casting plaster and how are plaster casts made?

Casting plaster is used as a building or modelling material similar to mortar or cement, starting as a dry powder and is then mixed with water to form a paste which dries into a hard surface.


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What are the most common mould-making materials?

Once you’ve completed a model, you may want to create a negative impression of the model in the form of a mould so you can easily replicate the model later. You can create these moulds by using specialist substances and equipment designed for mould-making, such as the types of mould-making materials we supply right here at Alec Tiranti.


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Which Modelling Tool Should You Use for Your Latest Project?

Whether you’re a sculptor in the art world, a scale modeller or prosthetic artist, it’s important that you’re aware of the ideal modelling tools for your particular requirements. Many elements of modelling and sculpting are incredibly detailed and particular, meaning that you must opt for something that will allow you to create precise finishes.


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