Character Sculpture

$500.00

In five weekly Sunday classes, students are taken through original concept design techniques, how to build custom armature, proper and effective multi-use of sculpting tools, and realistic facial anatomy sculpting techniques as they create their own detailed character or fantasy creature bust in this intensively hands-on course.

Upcoming Classes:

2019

Sundays, July 7th – August 4th; 11AM-2PM
Sundays, Aug. 11th – Sept. 8th; 11AM-2PM
Sundays, Sept. 22nd – Oct. 20th; 11AM-2PM
Sundays, Nov. 3rd – Dec. 1st; 11AM-2PM

2020

Sundays, January 5th – February 2nd; 11AM-2PM
Sundays, February 9th – March 8th; 11AM-2PM
Sundays, March 15th – April 12th; 11AM-2PM
Sundays, April 19th – May 17th; 11AM-2PM
Sundays, May 24th – June 21st; 11AM-2PM
Sundays, June 28th – July 26th; 11AM-2PM
Sundays, August 2nd – August 30th; 11AM-2PM
Sundays, September 6 – October 4th; 11AM-2PM
Sundays, October 11th – November 8th; 11AM-2PM
Sundays, November 15th – December 13; 11AM-2PM

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Description

In the Character Sculpture class, students learn how to create original concepts using various design techniques, proper and effective multi-use of sculpting tools, realistic facial anatomy sculpting techniques, and how to properly build custom armature. In this course, students will have the opportunity to create a detailed 8-inch character or fantasy creature using the techniques and skills gained in this course.

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 course 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

Sunday, August 11, Sunday Sept 22, Sunday, Nov 3, Sunday, Jan 5, 2020, Sunday, Feb 9, 2020, Sunday, Mar 15, 2020, Sunday, Apr 19, 2020, Sunday, May 24, 2020, Sunday, June 28, 2020, Sunday, Aug 2, 2020, Sunday, Sept 6, 2020, Sunday, Oct 11, 2020, Sunday, Nov 15, 2020

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 Sunday classes.

2019

Sundays, July 7th – August 4th; 11AM-2PM
Sundays, Aug. 11th – Sept. 8th; 11AM-2PM
Sundays, Sept. 22nd – Oct. 20th; 11AM-2PM
Sundays, Nov. 3rd – Dec. 1st; 11AM-2PM

2020

Sundays, January 5th – February 2nd; 11AM-2PM
Sundays, February 9th – March 8th; 11AM-2PM
Sundays, March 15th – April 12th; 11AM-2PM
Sundays, April 19th – May 17th; 11AM-2PM
Sundays, May 24th – June 21st; 11AM-2PM
Sundays, June 28th – July 26th; 11AM-2PM
Sundays, August 2nd – August 30th; 11AM-2PM
Sundays, September 6 – October 4th; 11AM-2PM
Sundays, October 11th – November 8th; 11AM-2PM
Sundays, November 15th – December 13; 11AM-2PM