Dental Teeth FX

$300.00

In one in-depth Saturday workshop, students are taken through the professional process and techniques for creating custom creature and character teeth FX for film, theatre, cosplay, and Halloween! In this course, students learn how to safely take an alginate impression and casting of teeth/gums, design and create custom-fitted acrylic dentures, color layering techniques, and other finishing techniques and tricks to create realistic teeth and gums.

Upcoming Workshops:

2019

Saturday, Oct. 19th; 10AM-6PM

2020

      Saturday, February 22nd; 10AM-6PM
      Saturday, May 16th; 10AM-6PM
      Saturday, August 8th; 10AM-6PM
      Saturday, October 17th; 10AM-6PM

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Description

In the Dental Teeth FX workshop, students are taken through the detailed process and professional techniques with designing and creating creature and character teeth FX for film, theatre, cosplay, or Halloween. Students will learn how to safely and properly take an alginate impression and casting of teeth and gums as they create custom fitted acrylic dentures over a dental life-cast, and finish with shared techniques over detailed color layering for realistic staining and aging of teeth and gums.

This workshop 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 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 sculpting, make-up, or art experience is necessary prior to taking this workshop.

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Saturday, October 19, Saturday, Feb 22, 2020, Saturday, May 16, 2020, Saturday, Aug 8, 2020, Saturday, Oct 17th, 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 1 Saturday class.

2019

      Saturday, Oct. 19th; 10AM-6PM

2020

      Saturday, February 22nd; 10AM-6PM
      Saturday, May 16th; 10AM-6PM
      Saturday, August 8th; 10AM-6PM
      Saturday, October 17th; 10AM-6PM