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Course Description:

FX Artist & Instructor Dallas Harvey will teach students professional sculpting and finishing techniques to create a custom designed FULL HEAD character prosthetic over a male/female provided human head life-cast.

Students will then learn to properly mold their prosthetic sculptures in plaster. They will learn how to troubleshoot prosthetic design complications, properly mix, cast, and bake prosthetics in foam-latex. Students will then be instructed on how to pre-paint the prosthetic, and properly apply it to a live model, followed by safety and removal techniques.

This course will consist of lectures, demonstrations, and lots of HANDS-ON learning!

Students will leave this advanced sculpture class with a professional quality foam latex prosthetic that can be used as a wearable mask or portfolio piece.

What you will learn in this class:

- How to design and sculpt original full head prosthetic character

- Professional sculpture design techniques & tools

- 2 Part Plaster mold making: mixing & curing

- Foam latex prosthetic fabrication

- Prosthetic & make-up FX application

- Make-up FX removal & safety

- Building a Make-Up FX portfolio

What’s included:

- Full head sculpting form for you to work on and keep for future projects

- Wax clay sculpting tool set (New for this class!)

- Additional custom sculpting tools

- 5 lbs of Monster clay

- 50 lbs of plaster

- All other materials needed for the class provided Take your sculpting to the next level and create a full head prosthetic and two part mold!

This class is open to all previous sculpting students and make-up fx / art school graduates only.

STUDENT DISCOUNT: Are you a graduate or current makeup/art school student? Contact us today at (778) 968-4776 and save 10% on all classes and workshops.

Advanced Make-Up FX Class Canada

Sunday Nights from 7pm - 10pm

Start Date 1: April 15th

Start Date 2: May 6th

Start Date 3: June 10th

Start Date 4: July 8th

TUITION:  $1750

Now Taking Online Enrollment

About The Instructor

Dallas Harvey - Instructor & FX Artist

Dallas Harvey
is a special effects artist who creates in both practical and digital FX mediums. He has over 15 years of digital concept & 3D design experience and is a special effects artist & sculptor for TV, Film & Music video productions.

He is a graduate of the 3D Computer Animation, Visual Effects and Game Design Program at Think Tank Training Centre. Dallas is also the author and instructed the Digital Make-up Design curriculum for make-up & fashion school Blanche Macdonald Centre. In 2015 he was a LEO Award nominee for "Best Make-up in a Short Drama" for Telefilm Canada sci-fi production Gord's Brother.

In addition to being key FX artist on many film productions his practical make-up, prosthetics and digital design work has been published numerous times in world-renowned Make-up Artist Magazine. Dallas is a twice published author in the "Lab Tech" section of the magazine, and has been curator of the IMATS Vancouver Make-Up Museum (2012-2014).

Most recently Dallas has been working on The Exorcist for Fox TV network puppeteering custom builds, creating realistic props, silicone body duplicates, blood rigging, dental acrylic teeth, custom sculpting fabrication and concept design.

Dallas is the founder of Vancouver FX Studio where he designs and consults on local and international TV, Film & Music Video productions.
Dallas Harvey Fx Artist