Prosthetic & Make-up Fx course

Prosthetic & Make-up Fx Complete - 6 week course*

Duration: 6 weeks (Monday to Friday)

Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm (incl lunch break)

Price Total: £6,960 (incl VAT) / Deposit: £1,740 (will secure the space on the course)

Date: 03 February - 13 March 2020 (fully booked)

Date: 07 September - 16 October 2020 (fully booked)

Date: 02 November - 11 December 2020 (max 6 students per class)

*Sculpting tools & Skin Illustrator palette are included in this course.

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This course is designed for Everyone who wants to learn how to prepare film quality prosthetics. During the 6 week course you will learn every aspect of making prosthetics - from designing, sculpting, moulding to painting and applying. You will learn how to make small general pieces as well as whole face prosthetics, with finishing touches as adding hair & nails.

If you like to create a a bust, props or a silicone mask - we teach that as well!

You don’t need any previous experience with makeup or prosthetics, you will learn everything during the course and Shaune Harrison will be your main tutor!

Course content overview:

  • Health and safety
  • Going through all the tools and materials you will be using during the course
  • The theory behind Prosthetics and film industry
  • Sculpting flat prosthetics (wounds, cuts, scars etc.)
  • Moulding flat pieces
  • Running silicone prosthetic appliances
  • Applying flat pieces onto each other
  • Sculpting on the face cast (injuries, wounds, scars etc.)
  • Moulding prosthetics
  • Applying appliances onto each other
  • Painting prosthetics
  • Using different types of blood, bruise gels and paint

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

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Courses Guide


Learn film quality prosthetics

  • + Design the character make-ups
  • + Create high quality prosthetic appliances
  • + Learn about the film industry
  • + Work with experienced tutors
  • + Learn how to prepare a portfolio
  • + Designing your final character make-up
  • + Create full face prosthetics, bust or high quality props

Highly detailed Sculpting

  • + Sculpting using different types of clays and (and oil based clays)
  • + How to Use Sculpting tools – as used by professionals
  • + Learn how to block out shapes & forms
  • + High quality detailing
  • + Using texture stamps
  • + How to sculpt various skin textures

Make-up Fx & Blood

  • + Realistic trauma makeups
  • + Painting realistic bruises, wounds & scars
  • + From suttle to heavy makeup fx
  • + How to create burns and boils
  • + Working with different types of blood

Film standards mouldmaking

  • + Learn film standards mouldmaking
  • + Different types of mouldmaking
  • + Moulding small & medium prosthetics
  • + Moulding using silicone
  • + Moulding using fibreglass, e-balta etc.

Different techniques of Lifecasting

  • + Lifacasting using silicone and alginate
  • + Lifecasting using silicone - high quality
  • + Casting a model's face to sculpt on
  • + Learn how to cast body parts
  • + Making plaster heads from the lifecasts

Prosthetics Application & Painting

  • + Learn how to prepare high quality prosthetic pieces
  • + Working with skin safe high quality silicone
  • + Applying prosthetics - small, medium and full size pieces
  • + Using different type of skin safe glues
  • + Painitng prosthetics with special paints and brushes
  • + Adding finished touched like hair, eyebrows, nails etc.

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