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unpleasantu Sculpting Foam Part 1: Expanded & Extruded Polystyrene Rigid EPS (Expanded Polystyrene) foam is a sculpting material that can be sculpted quickly and easily for making all kinds and sizes of light-weight 3D forms. In this project sheet we will discuss two types of foam and the most effective way of carving them. Foams The foams we will be sculpting in the article will be defined for clarity purposes as the following:Bead Board – the foam that looks like it is made of little foam beads mashed together, typically used in packing material. (Expanded Polystyrene - EPS)Blue or Pink Foam - blue or pink foam typically used for insulation. (XPS - Extruded Polystyrene)Balsa-Foam - a dense foam that was developed specifically for three-dimensional design and model making. It cannot be carved with hot tools! (Phenolic foam)Tools Many Demand Products tools can be used to carve rigid foams. The tools you use depend ...