Silicone Prop FX

$450.00

In this intensive hands-on workshop taught by FX Artist & instructor Dallas Harvey students will learn professional life-casting, silicone casting, silicone fabrication, and silicone painting techniques. At the end of the course students will leave with a realistic painted silicone prop severed finger that can be used for film or portfolio piece. This course will teach you important skills and techniques for a professional career as a make-up effects artist. This training will help you learn valuable techniques that can earn you more money, and get you more work as a professional make-up effects artist. Upgrade your skills and portfolio!

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Silicone Prop FX (1 Day Workshop): 10am-6pm

In this intensive hands-on workshop taught by FX Artist & instructor Dallas Harvey students will learn professional life-casting, silicone casting, silicone fabrication, and silicone painting techniques. At the end of the course students will leave with a realistic painted silicone prop severed finger that can be used for film or portfolio piece.

Part 1: Lifecasting & Body Casting

The instructor will demonstrate how to lifecast on a live model creating a hand cast. The class will then cast their own fingers to make a small alginate mold of their own. Actor safety, casting tips and professional use of products will be discussed in detail.

Part 2: Silicone Mixing & Casting

Silicone Props The instructor will demonstrate a high pour and a brush up methods as well as color theory with specialized silicone paints and pigments. Students will learn how mix a realistic flesh tone and either brush or pour their silicone to create the final prop severed finger.

Part 3: Silicone Gore & Casualty Fabrication

Once the students prop is casted they will then learn how to fabricate additional wounds and textures to create film quality gore and casualty FX.

Part 4: Silicone FX Painting

The Instructor will teach the students easy ways to paint flesh tones with Industry standard paints, tints and pigments and how to appropriately matte and gloss the finished prop for a realistic, flawless finish.

This course will teach you important skills and techniques for a professional career as a make-up effects artist. This training will help you learn valuable techniques that can earn you more money, and get you more work as a professional make-up effects artist. Upgrade your skills and portfolio!

Vancouver FX Studio provides all makeup products, tools and supplies for your use in this workshop. No previous experience is required. This is a one day only workshop limited to 8 students.

STUDENT DISCOUNT: Are you a graduate or current makeup/art school student? Contact us and save 10% on all classes and workshops.

Additional information

Choose Your Starting Date

Saturday, October 13, Saturday, February 16, Saturday, May 18, Saturday, July 13

Instructor

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

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

Class Dates:

Saturday, October 13
Saturday, February 16
Saturday, May 18
Saturday, July 13