Silicone Prop FX (1 Day Workshop): 10am-6pm
In this intensive hands-on workshop taught by FX Artist & instructor Dallas Harvey students will learn professional life-casting, silicone casting, silicone fabrication, and silicone painting techniques. At the end of the course students will leave with a realistic painted silicone prop severed finger that can be used for film or portfolio piece.
Part 1: Lifecasting & Body Casting
The instructor will demonstrate how to lifecast on a live model creating a hand cast. The class will then cast their own fingers to make a small alginate mold of their own. Actor safety, casting tips and professional use of products will be discussed in detail.
Part 2: Silicone Mixing & Casting
Silicone Props The instructor will demonstrate a high pour and a brush up methods as well as color theory with specialized silicone paints and pigments. Students will learn how mix a realistic flesh tone and either brush or pour their silicone to create the final prop severed finger.
Part 3: Silicone Gore & Casualty Fabrication
Once the students prop is casted they will then learn how to fabricate additional wounds and textures to create film quality gore and casualty FX.
Part 4: Silicone FX Painting
The Instructor will teach the students easy ways to paint flesh tones with Industry standard paints, tints and pigments and how to appropriately matte and gloss the finished prop for a realistic, flawless finish.
This course will teach you important skills and techniques for a professional career as a make-up effects artist. This training will help you learn valuable techniques that can earn you more money, and get you more work as a professional make-up effects artist. Upgrade your skills and portfolio!
Vancouver FX Studio provides all makeup products, tools and supplies for your use in this workshop. No previous experience is required. This is a one day only workshop limited to 8 students.
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