Prepare to dive into the cutting-edge world of hybrid special effects makeup with the captivating class, “Digital Sculpture & Silicone Prosthetics,” taught by renowned film industry special effects makeup artist, Dallas Harvey. This exciting and innovative course takes students on a transformative journey through the realms of digital sculpting and silicone prosthetics, equipping them with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the film and entertainment industry.
In the class, students will be introduced to the powerful 3D sculpting program, Zbrush, a widely-used software in the industry. With Dallas Harvey’s expert guidance, attendees will gain proficiency in the program, learning the 3D interface and fundamental sculpting techniques that form the backbone of digital sculpting.
The course curriculum is designed to be comprehensive and hands-on, encompassing essential topics such as sculpting organic surfaces, including the intricacies of human facial features. Students will even have the exciting opportunity to learn how to 3D scan a human face, opening up endless possibilities for character design and prosthetic creation.
A core focus of the class is sculpting flat mold prosthetics, and covering important aspects like creating realistic character noses and brows. This practical skill set allows students to bring their character designs to life through tangible, lifelike prosthetics.
Moreover, the class delves into the technical aspects of the process, teaching students how to prepare their digitally sculpted molds for 3D printing. This step is crucial in bringing digital creations into the physical world, enabling students to explore the practical implementation of their designs.
Finally, students will learn the art of casting their silicone prosthetics, a crucial skill for special effects makeup application for TV & film. In this course students gain a thorough understanding of the casting process, paving the way for them to excel in the dynamic and ever-evolving world of special effects makeup.
With Dallas Harvey’s guidance and expertise, this class provides a comprehensive foundation for aspiring special effects makeup artists, equipping them with the skills needed to create mesmerizing and lifelike prosthetics using the fusion of digital sculpting and silicone casting. Prepare to unlock your creative potential and embark on a thrilling journey into the world of special effects makeup with “Digital Sculpture & Silicone Prosthetics”!
* All students must bring their own high powered PC / Apple computer (Minimum 16G Ram) and Wacom Tablet, and register for a personal monthly subscription Zbrush license to take part in this course