Stuart Bray's Mastering The Flat Mould Weekend - Application & Colouring - 27th & 28th June 2020
WHEN: 27th & 28th June 2020 - 10am to 5pm
WHERE: Titanic Creative Management Studio, Belfast | Travelling from outside of Northern Ireland? We have £50 travel grants available. Ask us for more details. (T&C's apply)
IS THIS COURSE FOR ME? Stuart is a very experienced and skilled prosthetics artist and teacher who can work with all levels. This course is a good introduction to using flat moulds and running pieces in silicone - previous knowledge and some basic understanding of this is good but not essential.
Focusing on flat moulds for old age and character work, this course will involve running the pieces from supplied flat moulds, then applying and colouring.
This 2 day workshop will focus on the technique and process of casting excellent appliances from flat moulds (which we will supply for you to use). Flat moulds have revolutionised the speed and quality of appliance manufacture, and by learning the best practices, you can help ensure great results every time.
Casting appliances well is essential if you are going to produce pieces that are a good colour to match the subject’s skin and have feather thin edges that blend into surrounding skin seamlessly.
By applying pieces you have made from the professional quality moulds supplied, you will learn how to avoid the mistakes many make when running their own appliances.
We will cover:
- How to mix a good base skin tone
- How to prepare the mould
- How to apply cap plastic
- How to create amazing edges
- How to fix common problems
- Applying a flawless prosthetic
- Ageing character painting and colouring.
- Safe & effective removal of prosthetics.
All materials and sculpting tools provided by Titanic Creative Management
ABOUT THE TUTOR: Stuart Bray is a freelance special effects makeup artist working in the film and television industry since 1994. During that time he has worked on a number of features including Saving Private Ryan, The Mummy 1 & 2, Gladiator, Blade 2, Shaun of the Dead and Stardust, 47 Ronin and most recently on Season 4 of the HBO show Game of Thrones working for Barrie Gower. He specializes in all the processes involved in making prosthetic appliances and make-up effects from design, sculpting, moulding, casting and application.
Over the last several years he has also been a visiting tutor for a number of makeup schools as well as running his own special effects workshops. He created the online ecourse 'How to make & apply AWESOME latex prosthetics... without using a lifecast!' and has recently released the 'Spectacular Sculpt Gel™' DVD.
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