Prosthetic FX: Level 2

$1,750.00

In ten weekly Sunday classes, students learn professional sculpting and finishing techniques to create a custom designed FULL HEAD character prosthetic, from start to finish! This course will take students in-detail through the process of properly molding a prosthetic sculpture in plaster, mixing, casting, and baking a prosthetic in foam-latex, as well as troubleshooting prosthetic design complications and proper application/removal techniques.

Upcoming Classes:

2019

Sundays, July 28th – Sept. 29th; 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 15th; 7PM-10PM
Sundays, March 22nd – May 24th; 7PM-10PM
Sundays, May 31st – August 2nd; 7PM-10PM
Sundays, August 9th – October 11th; 7PM-10PM
Sundays, October 18th – December 20th; 7PM-10PM

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Description

In the Prosthetic FX: Level 2 class, students are taken through how to professionally create custom designed full head character prosthetics from the beginning sculpt to the final product. In this class, students will have the opportunity to learn how to properly mold prosthetics in plaster, troubleshoot prosthetic design process complications, how to properly mix/cast/bake prosthetics in foam-latex, and how to pre-paint prosthetics while also getting hands-on experience using professional application and removal techniques.

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 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.

NOTE: Prosthetic FX Level 2 is a course designed for students who have a previous make-up FX diploma or certification, or whom have completed the Prosthetic FX Level 1 class.

Additional information

Choose Your Starting Date

Sunday, July 28, Sunday, Sept 29, Sunday, Nov 17, Sunday, Dec 1, Sunday, Jan 12, 2020, Sunday, Mar 22, 2020, Sunday, May 31, 2020, Sunday, Aug 9, 2020, Sunday, Oct 18, 2020

Course Outline

      – How to Design & Sculpt Original Full Head Prosthetic Character
      – Professional Sculpture Design Techniques & Tool Knowledge
      – 2-Part Plaster Mold Making: Mixing & Curing
      – Foam Latex Prosthetic Fabrication
      – Prosthetic Make-Up Application/Removal & Safety
      – 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 10 weekly Sunday classes.

2019

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

2020

Sundays, January 12th – March 15th; 7PM-10PM
Sundays, March 22nd – May 24th; 7PM-10PM
Sundays, May 31st – August 2nd; 7PM-10PM
Sundays, August 9th – October 11th; 7PM-10PM
Sundays, October 18th – December 20th; 7PM-10PM