Beginners – Special Effects Makeup

$300.00

In three weekly Monday-night classes, instructor Dallas Harvey teaches in-depth professional make-up FX techniques and demonstrates how to use a variety of prosthetics, from foam latex to 3D transfers. Students will learn professional painting techniques, proper prosthetic preparation, as well as safe application and removal processes and methods when working with a model. Using what they learn in this course, students will design and create a portfolio-worthy 3D character make-up!

      Upcoming Classes:

      Mondays, June 3rd – 17th; 7PM-10PM
      Mondays, July 8th – 22nd, 7PM-10PM
      Mondays, Aug. 5th – 19th; 7PM-10PM
      Mondays, Sept. 2nd – 16th; 7PM-10PM
      Mondays, Oct. 7th – 21st; 7PM-10PM
      Mondays, Nov. 4th – 18th; 7PM-10PM
      Mondays, Dec. 1st – 15th; 7PM-10PM

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Description

In the Beginners – Special Effects Makeup class, instructor Dallas Harvey teaches students professional make-up techniques and valuable skills as an artist regardless if you’re a make-up effects novice or master monster-maker. This includes the creation of a 3D character make-up following the fundamentals Harvey teaches on using a variety of prosthetics (from foam latex to 3D transfers), how to paint make-up prosthetics, proper prosthetic application, and proper prosthetic removal.

This course is largely based with hands-on learning and also includes live demonstrations and lectures by the instructor. All make-up products and tools needed for this course are included in the course 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 course, students will receive a certificate of course completion signed by the instructor.

      NOTE: No previous make-up or art experience is necessary prior to taking this course.

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

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Monday, March 11, Monday, April 8, Monday, May 6, Monday, June 3, Monday, July 8, Monday, Aug. 5, Monday, Sept. 2, Monday, Oct. 7, Monday, Nov. 4, Monday, Dec. 1

Course Outline

How to Build A Make-Up FX Kit
– Product Knowledge and Safety
– Out Of Kit 2D & 3D Make-Up FX
– Character & Injury Make-Up Design
– Prosthetic FX: 3D Transfers & Foam Latex
– Advanced Airbrushing & Painting
– Designing & Creating a 3D Character Face Make-Up
– Make-Up FX Removal & On-Set Safety
– Building A Make-Up FX Portfolio

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 3 weekly Monday-night classes.

      Mondays, June 3rd – 17th; 7PM-10PM
      Mondays, July 8th – 22nd, 7PM-10PM
      Mondays, Aug. 5th – 19th; 7PM-10PM
      Mondays, Sept. 2nd – 16th; 7PM-10PM
      Mondays, Oct. 7th – 21st; 7PM-10PM
      Mondays, Nov. 4th – 18th; 7PM-10PM
      Mondays, Dec. 1st – 15th; 7PM-10PM