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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) .

Apr 11, 2018

 

In this excerpt from "Character Makeup - Sculpture Breakdown & Mold Making - Part One," master FX artist Bruce Spaulding Fuller (Avengers: Infinity War, Bright, The Shape of Water) reveals a few of the key steps for creating "snap molds" of an overlapping prosthetic makeup sculpture. First, you'll learn multiple methods for cutting clay, followed by tips on building clean mold walls and working with alginate casting material. Finally, Fuller shows you how to make a rigid mold "jacket" with plaster bandages to help the alginate negative keep its shape for the next step in the process.

FREE CHAPTER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Tips for Cutting Clay - Garotte Wires, Adjustable Cutters, Cutting Boards
  • The Easy Way to Build Mold Walls
  • Creating a Snap Mold with Accu-Cast Alginate
  • How to Make a Plaster Bandage Mold Jacket

Watch the other Courses in the "HAG MAKEUP SERIES"

HOW TO LIFE-CAST | HEAD, HANDS, TEETH - Mark Viniello
HOW TO MAKE FAKE TEETH - Cynthia Garza
CHARACTER MAKEUP SCULPTING - Bruce Spaulding Fuller
CHARACTER PROSTHETICS - CASTING FLEXACRYL FINGERS AND SILICONE EARS - Bruce Spaulding Fuller
CHARACTER MAKEUP - HOW TO RUN FOAM LATEX APPLIANCES - Cory Czekaj
CHARACTER MAKEUP - HOW TO RUN SILICONE APPLIANCES - Cory Czekaj
PAINTING PROSTHETIC MAKEUP APPLIANCES - FOAM LATEX & SILICONE - Bruce Spaulding Fuller
CHARACTER MAKEUP - MULTI-PIECE PROSTHETIC APPLICATION
MAKEUP EFFECTS HAIRWORK - HAIR LAYING FOR PROSTHETIC MAKEUP - Aimee Macabeo