Using TranspArt for Clear Domes

Melting Props,Cosplay & Projects shared this tutorial on using TranspArt to make clear domes you can then paint or tint any colour!

So here is a super easy tutorial on how to make clear domes from Worbla’s Transpa Art. These domes are perfect for round crystals, robot eyes and goggles that you can actually see out of.

What you need:
Worbla’s TranspArt
Heat gun
Empty masking tape roles
Rounded non stick object (I used half a Gashapon ball ) (( note: if you’re worried about things sticking, you can use a mold release spray or petroleum jelly to help keep things non-stick)
Lens Tinting Spray

Step 1 Stack the empty masking tape roles on top of each other make sure they are higher than the height of the dome you’re using,

Step 2 Cut a square of worbla transpa that’s about an inch larger than masking tape trole roles on all sides.

Step 3 Evenly heath the center of worbla till it starts to sag depending on the heat gun this can take 2-6 seconds.. (Make sure not to overheat or it will lead to imperfections in the form of small bubbles )

Step 4 place the dome into the sagging worbla and turn it upside down give it about 3 minutes to cool down and you should have a perfect dome

Step 5 Trim around the dome then remove it the flexible nature of worbla transpa means its easy to remove you (can pretty much turn the transpa dome inside out without damaging it )

Step 6 you have a choice you can spray tint the inside or outside ,Whichever you choose you need to spray it lightly and evenly.
the more coats you do the darker it will be (3 coats of this brand seems to be the ideal number)
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To make the worbla transpa dome stronger you can also stack 2 or 3 domes on top of each other before painting or repeat the forming process mutable times on top of each other
This tutorial can be used to make other shapes as long as they are smaller than the roll but the larger it is the thinner the worbla will in the end result

Thanks again to Melting Props,Cosplay & Projects for sharing this with us!