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How to Mold a Prosthetic Makeup Sculpture - FREE CHAPTER

Learn how to mold a prosthetic makeup with master FX artist Bruce Spaulding Fuller (Avengers: Infinity War, Bright, The Shape of Water) .
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Learn how to mold a prosthetic makeup with master FX artist Bruce Spaulding Fuller (Avengers: Infinity War, Bright, The Shape of Water) .
3D Printed Eye Mechanism Assembly - FREE CHAPTER
Lessons3D Printed Eye Mechanism Assembly - FREE CHAPTER
Learn how to make an eye mechanism with mechanical effects designer David Covarrubias (The Hunger Games, Iron Man, The Lost World: Jurassic Park).
March 2018
Stop Motion Animation: Puppet Fabrication Tips - FREE CHAPTER
LessonsStop Motion Animation: Puppet Fabrication Tips - FREE CHAPTER
Learn to create a stop motion puppet with the Chiodo Bros. (Team America, Killer Klowns from Outerspace, Elf), from design to finished character.
February 2018
Monster Suits & Miniature Cities - Kaiju Rehearsal - FREE CHAPTER
LessonsMonster Suits & Miniature Cities - Kaiju Rehearsal - FREE CHAPTER
Academy Award-winning Visual Effects Artist Ian Hunter (Interstellar, Inception, The Dark Knight) blocks out the giant monster action on the miniature city set of the virtual reality film, "Kaiju Fury!"
December 2017
How to Sculpt Veins and Wrinkles - FREE CHAPTER
LessonsHow to Sculpt Veins and Wrinkles - FREE CHAPTER
Master creature designer Jordu Schell shares his monster maquette sculpture techniques.
November 2017
DIY Nebula FX: Creating the Cosmos In-Camera - FREE CHAPTER
LessonsDIY Nebula FX: Creating the Cosmos In-Camera - FREE CHAPTER
Learn how to create holograms, reverse motion effects, and mind-blowing starscapes with visual effects genius, Joey Shanks.
September 2017
Animatronic Animals: Finding Reference & Process Overview - FREE CHAPTER
LessonsAnimatronic Animals: Finding Reference & Process Overview - FREE CHAPTER
Learn how to make animatronic characters with character FX master Rick Lazzarini (Aliens, War Dogs, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides)
September 2017
How to Make Monster Balloons: Creature FX Air Bladders - FREE CHAPTER
LessonsHow to Make Monster Balloons: Creature FX Air Bladders - FREE CHAPTER
Learn how to create translucent balloons aka "bladders" for creature effects with master FX fabricator, Ted Haines (Blade 2, The Muppets, Cowboy
August 2017
How to Life-Cast Hands: Alginate Molding & Pouring a Plaster Positive - FREE CHAPTER
LessonsHow to Life-Cast Hands: Alginate Molding & Pouring a Plaster Positive - FREE CHAPTER
Learn how to make Life-Casts with FX Veteran Mark Viniello (Alien Resurrection, Lord of The Rings, Where The Wild Things Are).
July 2017
How to Make a Kaiju Costume: Entire "Fabricate a Monster Suit" Series Released ON-DEMAND!
LessonsHow to Make a Kaiju Costume: Entire "Fabricate a Monster Suit" Series Released ON-DEMAND!
Announcing the On-Demand release of our Kaiju costume making course series, featuring Hollywood's fabrication masters, Bill Bryan & Ted Haines.
July 2017
How to Fabricate a Monster Tail: Tubing & Rod Installation - FREE CHAPTER
LessonsHow to Fabricate a Monster Tail: Tubing & Rod Installation - FREE CHAPTER
Learn how to make foam fabricated monster suits & creature costumes with FX fabricator, Ted Haines (Blade 2, The Muppets, Cowboys & Aliens)
June 2017
How to Perform on Camera with a Hand Puppet - FREE CHAPTER
LessonsHow to Perform on Camera with a Hand Puppet - FREE CHAPTER
Learn on-camera hand puppet performance techniques with master puppeteer Bill Diamond (SESAME STREET, THE DARK CRYSTAL, MONSTER TV NETWORK).
June 2017
How to Sculpt Monster Lips - FREE CHAPTER
LessonsHow to Sculpt Monster Lips - FREE CHAPTER
Learn the monster suit & animatronic character sculpting with Academy Award nominated special effects character creator, Alec Gillis
May 2017
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