Life casting, mold making. molding materials, casting materials, supplies, books, educational videos and resources from Environmolds. Lifecasting or bodycasting is the art of taking molds directly from the human body. It is an ancient art form dating back to the time of the Egyptians where body casts were made as a means of transport to the next world. Here you will find the largest offerings of lifecasting art, body cast kits, alginate, silicone, latex, and life casting supplies, casting and sculpture tools, videos, books and instruction found anywhere. Not sure about what materials to use? View products' Use and Applications Chart by clicking here.