Beginners – Life Casting

$300.00

In one in-depth Saturday class, instructor Dallas Harvey teaches students how to be a self-sufficient make-up artist and learn how to create life casts and snap molds using must-know techniques for all prosthetic make-up artists!

      Upcoming Classes:

      Saturday, June 1st; 10AM-6PM
      Saturday, Aug. 10th; 10AM-6PM
      Saturday, Oct. 5th; 10AM-6PM

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Description

In the Beginners – Life Casting class, instructor Dallas Harvey walks students through the process of life-casting a model, including professional techniques and skills needed to become a self-sufficient make-up artist with creating quality life-casts and snap molds. Students will delve into the detailed process of creating a full head and shoulders life cast on a live model from start-to-finish, leading into the process of cleaning, correcting, and preparing the positive cast. In this course, students will have the opportunity to make a life-cast of their own hand, in plaster, and learn also about casting in silicone. All materials, products, and tools needed during this course will be provided and is included in the course tuition fee.

       NOTE: No previous life-casting 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

Choose Your Starting Date

Saturday, May 11, Saturday, August 10, Saturday, October 5

Course Outline

       – Shop Safety
      – Life-Casting Product Knowledge & Safety
      – Working With A Live Model: Prep & Safety Procedures
      – Life-Casting: Casting & Creating a Full Head/Shoulders Bust
      – Correcting & Refining Detail on Bust
      – Life-Casting: Creating Snap Molds for Multi-Piece Overlapping Prosthetics
      – Correcting, Re-Casting, & Preparing Snap Molds
      – Life-Casting: Full Body & Body Part Casting Techniques – Correcting & Refining
      – Casting Other Materials: Clay Pours, Various Plaster Stone, Rubber Latex

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