Latex Mask Sculpture & FX Painting

$600.00

In five weekly Tuesday classes, students are taken through the in-depth process of sculpting a detailed creature or realistic human character face mask. In this class, students will gain knowledge over proper tool use, products and materials, and basic anatomy while creating a detailed clay mask to be prepared for molding and casting in rubber latex. Students will have the opportunity to design and create a custom and quality latex mask – perfect as a portfolio piece! – and master techniques to help breathe more life into their artistic creations.

      Upcoming Classes:

      Tuesdays, December 1st – January 12th; 7PM-10PM

      2021

      Tuesdays, January 19th – February 16th; 7PM-10PM
      Tuesdays, March 2nd – March 30th; 7PM-10PM
      Tuesdays, April 13th – May 11th; 7PM-10PM
      Tuesdays, May 25th – June 22nd; 7PM-10PM
      Tuesdays, July 6th – August 3rd; 7PM-10PM
      Tuesdays, August 17th – September 14th; 7PM-10PM
      Tuesdays, September 28th – October 25th; 7PM-10PM
      Tuesdays, November 9th – December 7th; 7PM-10PM

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Description

In the Latex Mask Sculpture class, students are taken through the process of creating a character face mask, while learning the basics of anatomy, proper use and knowledge of tools and materials to apply when sculpting, preparing, molding, and casting prosthetic pieces in rubber latex. Students will also learn professional painting and and advanced finishing techniques!

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

NOTE: No previous sculpting or art experience is necessary prior to taking this class.

Additional information

Choose Your Starting Date

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020, Tuesday, Aug 4, 2020, Tuesday, Sept 8, 2020, Tuesday, Oct 13, 2020, Tuesday, Nov 17, 2020, Tuesday, January 19, 2021, Tuesday, March 2, 2021, Tuesday, April 13, 2021, Tuesday, May 25, 2021, Tuesday, July 6, 2021, Tuesday, August 17, 2021, Tuesday, September 28, 2021, Tuesday, November 9, 2021

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.

2020

      Tuesdays, November 17th – December 15th; 7PM-10PM

      2021

      Tuesdays, January 19th – February 16th; 7PM-10PM
      Tuesdays, March 2nd – March 30th; 7PM-10PM
      Tuesdays, April 13th – May 11th; 7PM-10PM
      Tuesdays, May 25th – June 22nd; 7PM-10PM
      Tuesdays, July 6th – August 3rd; 7PM-10PM
      Tuesdays, August 17th – September 14th; 7PM-10PM
      Tuesdays, September 28th – October 25th; 7PM-10PM
      Tuesdays, November 9th – December 7th; 7PM-10PM