Electroplating is to preserve detail in a piece, it has a much different look than electroforming. If you are doing something with a lot of detail and geting a smooth plate without texture is the goal than "High throw" electroplating is the way to go.
This product has a video that walks you through the mixing of this solution and a document link that you can download and print off.. It also has links to materials to order online.
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For the difference between the solutions https://youtu.be/iJ_Rpl8VF30