Prosthetic FX: Level 1

$1,200.00

In eight weekly Sunday classes, students are taught professional sculpting and finishing techniques to create a custom designed character prosthetic. This class focuses on the process of molding, prosthetic design complication troubleshooting, mixing, casting, and baking prosthetics in foam-latex. Students will also learn professional techniques to use when pre-painting prosthetics as well as the best techniques to use when applying and removing the prosthetics from a live model.

Upcoming Classes:

2019

Sundays, July 28th – Sept. 15th; 7PM-10PM
Sundays, Sept. 29th – Nov. 17th; 7PM-10PM
Sundays, Nov. 17th – Jan. 19th; 7PM-10PM
Sundays, Dec. 1st – Feb. 2nd; 7PM-10PM

2020

Sundays, January 12th – March 1st; 7PM-10PM
Sundays, March 8th – April 26th; 7PM-10PM
Sundays, May 3rd – June 21st; 7PM-10PM
Sundays, June 28th – August 16th; 7PM-10PM
Sundays, August 23rd – October 11th; 7PM-10PM
Sundays, October 18th – December 6th; 7PM-10PM

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Description

In the Prosthetic FX: Level 1 class, will students learn professional sculpting and finishing techniques to create a custom designed character prosthetic. Students will learn how to properly mold a prosthetic in plaster, troubleshoot prosthetic design complications, mixing/casting/baking prosthetics in foam latex, pre-painting prosthetics, and prosthetic makeup application.

This class is designed for beginners with lots of 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.

This is a beginners class. No previous makeup or prosthetic sculpture experience is necessary prior to taking this class. If you are an art or makeup school graduate contact us today for a 10% discount!

Additional information

Choose Your Starting Date

Sunday, July 28, Sunday, Sept 29, Sunday, Nov 17, Sunday, Dec 1, Sunday, Jan 12, 2020, Sunday, Mar 8, 2020, Sunday, May 3, 2020, Sunday, Jun 28, 2020, Sunday, Aug 23, 2020, Sunday, Oct 18, 2020

Course Outline

       – How To Design & Sculpt Original Prosthetic Pieces
      – Professional Sculpture Design Techniques & Tools
      – Plaster Mold-Making: Mixing & Curing
      – Foam Latex Prosthetic Fabrication
      – Prosthetic & Make-Up FX Application
      – Building A Make-Up FX Portfolio

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 8 weekly Sunday classes.

2019

Sundays, July 28th – Sept. 15th; 7PM-10PM
Sundays, Sept. 29th – Nov. 17th; 7PM-10PM
Sundays, Dec. 1st – Feb. 2nd; 7PM-10PM

2020

Sundays, January 12th – March 1st; 7PM-10PM
Sundays, March 8th – April 26th; 7PM-10PM
Sundays, May 3rd – June 21st; 7PM-10PM
Sundays, June 28th – August 16th; 7PM-10PM
Sundays, August 23rd – October 11th; 7PM-10PM
Sundays, October 18th – December 6th; 7PM-10PM