Airbrushing FX

$500.00

In one in-depth Saturday workshop, students are taken through the process of painting with an airbrush from start to finish! In this workshop, students are taught proper use and maintenance of an airbrush gun, professional paint mixing techniques, and the fundamentals of airbrushing from design to finishing touches! These skills and techniques can be utilized and applied to all airbrushing mediums, including but not limited to automotive airbrushing, illustrative purposes, make-up application, body-painting, and more.

Upcoming Workshops:

2019

Saturday, July 20th; 10AM-6PM
Saturday, Nov. 16th; 10AM-6PM

2020

Saturday, March 7th; 10AM-6PM
Saturday, May 30th; 10AM-6PM
Saturday, August 22nd; 10AM-6PM
Saturday, November 21st; 10AM-6PM

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Description

In Vancouver FX’s Airbrushing FX workshop, students learn how to paint with an airbrush like a professional from start to finish with proper use and maintenance of an airbrush gun, techniques and principles of paint mixing, use of stencils, and other tips and tricks used by industry professionals! These skills and techniques can be utilized and applied to all airbrushing mediums, including but not limited to automotive airbrushing, illustrative purposes, make-up application, body-painting, and more!

This workshop is largely based with hands-on learning and also includes live demonstrations and lectures by the instructor. All materials, products, and tools needed for this workshop are included in the tuition fee. It is encouraged to bring a notepad to take notes and a camera to document your progress as you learn. Upon finishing the workshop, students will receive a certificate of completion signed by the instructor.

NOTE: No previous airbrushing or art experience is necessary prior to taking this workshop.

Additional information

Choose Your Starting Date

Saturday, July 20, Saturday, November 16, Saturday, Mar 7, 2020, Saturday, May 30, 2020, Saturday, Aug 22, 2020, Saturday, Nov 21st, 2020

Course Outline

      – Airbrush Gun Operation & Maintenance
      – Using A Compressor
      – Types of Paints & Painting Safety
      – Creation & Use of Custom Stencils
      – Basic & Advanced Painting Techniques
      – Full Body Character Paint Design & Techniques

Instructor

Vancouver FX Studio Founder and Lead Instructor, Dallas Harvey, is a special effects artist who works with both practical and digital mediums, with over 15 years of digital concept and CGI experience, Harvey has been credited with roles including lead special effects designer, key makeup effects artist, and puppeteer on many film, television, and music video productions.

In addition to taking role as author and previous-instructor of the Digital Make-Up Design curriculum for Blanche Macdonald Centre, Harvey was also responsible for curating the IMATS Vancouver Make-Up Museum 2012-2014 and featuring some of his work in Make-Up Artist Magazine, including written columns in the magazine’s Lab Tech section!

Most recently, Harvey designed special effects for The Exorcist Season 2 for Fox TV network including puppeteering custom builds, creating realistic props and silicone body duplicates, blood rigging, dental acrylic teeth creation, as well as custom sculpting fabrication and concept design.

To contact him by email click here.

View Harvey’s full credit list on IMDB.

View Harvey’s 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

      This course has 1 Saturday class.

2019

      Saturday, July 20th; 10AM-6PM
      Saturday, Nov. 16th; 10AM-6PM

2020

Saturday, March 7th; 10AM-6PM
Saturday, May 30th; 10AM-6PM
Saturday, August 22nd; 10AM-6PM
Saturday, November 21st; 10AM-6PM