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Special effects level 2: Manufacture and application of silicone prosthesis

More and more movie and TV productions use special effects techniques (FX).
This technology often requires make-up. From the classic nose of Cyrano de Bergerac to sophisticated fantasy characters, therefore there is a main player in the game the make-up artist. These professionals install and connect the parts that transform the character.
This technology often requires make-up. From the classic nose of Cyrano de Bergerac to sophisticated fantasy characters, therefore there is a main player in the game the make-up artist. These professionals install and connect the parts that transform the character.

Public
This workshop is for professional make-up artists, make-up students wishing to learn the techniques of special effects with prostheses.

Objectives

The purpose of this workshop is to understand and implement the steps in creating special effects from imprinting to installation and make-up of the prostheses.
Participants will work on a live subject.

NB

Participants must be accompanied by a model on days 1 and 8

Duration

8 days (7 hours per day), or 56 hours in total.

Program

Day 1
  • Presentation of the profession of prosthetic make-up artists.
  • Demonstration of impression casting.
  • Impression demi head.
  • Moulding, printing, basing.

Day 2
  • Modelling of a prosthesis of a demi head.

Day 3
  • Modelling of a prosthesis of a demi head.

Day 4
  • End modelling and preparation for mould casting.
  • Demonstration of preparing mould casting.
  • Demonstration of moulding of the prosthesis.

Day 5
  • Preparation of moulding.

Day 6
  • Preparation for silicon moulds.
  • Creation of silicone prosthesis.
  • Cleaning and finishing the prosthesis.

Day 7
  • Preparing moulds for silicon casting.
  • Creation of a second set of silicone prostheses.
  • Cleaning and finishing the prosthesis.

Day 8
  • Pre make-up.
  • Demonstration and practice; prosthesis application and prosthetic make-up by participants.

Equipment and products used

The specific products used in special effects are available to participants on site, for the entire duration of the workshop. Participants must bring their own brushes, sponges and make-up as well as the usual materials for special effects and modelling (spatula…) . It is advisable to wear protective clothes (protective gown).

Effets spéciaux SFX2

Rate

1 860 €

Effectif

12 people

Trainers

Prosthetic make-up artist

Effets spéciaux SFX2 2

Calendar

8 days (56 hours)

From 15 to february 19 2016 and from 22 to february 24 2016

Customized training available on request. Contact: Florence CAPEL 01 44 08 11 48.