Prosthetic FX: Level 1

$1,200.00

FX Artist & Instructor Dallas Harvey will teach students professional sculpting and finishing techniques to create a custom designed character prosthetic over a male/female provided human face life-cast. Students will then learn to properly mold their prosthetic sculptures in plaster. Students 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 a prosthetic, and properly apply it to a live model, followed by safety and removal techniques.

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Description

Prosthetic FX: Level 1 (8 Classes): 7pm-10pm

Prosthetic FX class is designed for aspiring artists wanting to learn sculpture, mold making and make-up application for use on TV, Film, Music Videos, Cosplay… or just for fun!

FX Artist & Instructor Dallas Harvey will teach students professional sculpting and finishing techniques to create a custom designed character prosthetic over a male/female provided human face life-cast. Students will then learn to properly mold their prosthetic sculptures in plaster.

Students 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 a 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!

No previous experience art or make-up required. All sculpting & prosthetic materials included, including an sculpting tools and face cast for you to keep!

Be prepared to take notes and bring a camera to document your progress as you learn. Students will receive a certificate of course completion signed by the Instructor.

STUDENT DISCOUNT: Are you a graduate or current makeup/art school student? Contact us and save 10% on all classes and workshops.

Additional information

Choose Your Starting Date

Sunday, August 5, Sunday, September 2, Sunday, October 7, Sunday, November 11, Sunday, December 9, Sunday, January 13, Sunday, February 17, Sunday, March 24, Sunday, April 21, Sunday, May 26, Sunday, June 23, Sunday, July 28

Course Outline

What you will learn in this class:

– How to design and sculpt original prosthetic character
– Professional sculpture design techniques & tools
– 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

Instructor

About The Instructor

Dallas Harvey – Instructor & FX Artist

Dallas Harvey is a special effects artist who works with both practical and digital mediums. He has over 15 years of digital concept and CGI experience and has been lead special effects designer, key makeup effects artist and puppeteer on many TV, Film & Music video productions.

His special effects make-up designs have been published numerous times in the world-wide publication Make-up Artist Magazine. In addition, Harvey is a twice published author in the Lab Tech section of the magazine, and was curator of the IMATS Vancouver Make-up Museum 2012-2014. Harvey has also authored and instructed the Digital Make-up Design curriculum for 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.

Most recently Harvey designed special effects for The Exorcist Season 2 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 Harvey is the founder of Vancouver FX Studio where he designs and consults on local and international TV, Film & Music Video productions.

To contact him by email click here.

View Dallas full credit list on IMDB.

View Dallas linked in profile here

About The Instructor

Dallas Harvey – Instructor & FX Artist

Dallas Harvey is a special effects artist who works with both practical and digital mediums. He has over 15 years of digital concept and CGI experience and has been lead special effects designer, key makeup effects artist and puppeteer on many TV, Film & Music video productions.

His special effects make-up designs have been published numerous times in the world-wide publication Make-up Artist Magazine. In addition, Harvey is a twice published author in the Lab Tech section of the magazine, and was curator of the IMATS Vancouver Make-up Museum 2012-2014. Harvey has also authored and instructed the Digital Make-up Design curriculum for 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.

Most recently Harvey designed special effects for The Exorcist Season 2 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 Harvey is the founder of Vancouver FX Studio where he designs and consults on local and international TV, Film & Music Video productions.

To contact him by email click here.

View Dallas full credit list on IMDB.

View Dallas linked in profile here

Class Dates & Times

Class Dates:

Sunday, August 5
Sunday, September 2
Sunday, October 7
Sunday, November 11
Sunday, December 9
Sunday, January 13
Sunday, February 17
Sunday, March 24
Sunday, April 21
Sunday, May 26
Sunday, June 23
Sunday, July 28