Basic Prosthetics & Bald Caps - 2 weeks course*

Film TV and Theatre

(This is a selection of our Students work)

Duration: 2 weeks (Monday to Friday)
Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm
Price: £1,650 (inc 20% VAT = £1,980) deposit £495
Date: Please contact us for more information

*Skin Illustrator palette & brushes are included in this course.

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Learn the prosthetic make ups from simple cuts and wounds to character pieces. Learn bald cap application with latex and plastic bald caps and how to disguise edges. You will learn all important skills that are needed to work confidently with prosthetics.

Course content:

  • Health and safety
  • Understanding usage of all materials
  • Script breakdown and budgeting
  • Lifecasting the face (with Alginate and Silicone)
  • Sculpting small prosthetics and flat moulded prosthetics.
  • Making your prosthetics in various materials.
  • Painting prosthetics
  • Applying the bald cap and painting
  • Application of small prosthetics.
  • Removal and cleanup

***Course content may differ slightly and can be adjusted to students needs and their chosen projects.


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