Beginners – Mask Sculpture

$750.00

In five weekly Tuesday-night classes, instructor Dallas Harvey takes students through the in-depth process of sculpting a creature or realistic human character face mask. In this course, students will learn proper use of tools, materials, and basic anatomy to create a detailed clay mask to be prepared for molding and casting in rubber latex. In this course, students will have the opportunity to design and create a professional quality latex mask – perfect as a portfolio piece! – and learn master techniques to breath more life into their sculpting and painting skills.

       Upcoming Classes:

      Tuesdays, May 14th – June 11th; 7PM-10PM
      Tuesdays, June 18th – July 16th; 7PM-10PM
      Tuesdays, July 23rd – Aug. 27th; 7PM-10PM
      Tuesdays, Sept. 10th – Oct. 8th; 7PM-10PM
      Tuesdays, Oct. 22nd – Nov. 19th; 7PM-10PM

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Description

In the Beginners – Mask Sculpture class, instructor Dallas Harvey takes students through the process of creating a character face mask including basics of anatomy as well as proper use and knowledge of tools and materials to apply when sculpting, preparing, molding, and casting the piece in rubber latex. Students will also learn professional painting and finishing techniques, even down to creating eyes and teeth! Students will leave this course with a professional quality latex mask – great used as a portfolio piece! All sculpting materials, tools, and basic reference material needed for this course will be included in the course tuition fee.

      NOTE: No previous sculpting 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.

Additional information

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Tuesday, April 9, Tuesday, May 14, Tuesday, June 18, Tuesday, July 23, Tuesday, Sept 10, Tuesday Oct 22

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 5 weekly Tuesday-night classes.

      Tuesdays, May 14th – June 11th; 7PM-10PM
      Tuesdays, June 18th – July 16th; 7PM-10PM
      Tuesdays, July 23rd – Aug. 27th; 7PM-10PM
      Tuesdays, Sept. 10th – Oct. 8th; 7PM-10PM
      Tuesdays, Oct. 22nd – Nov. 19th; 7PM-10PM