Short Courses

AN INTRODUCTION TO OUR SHORT COURSES

Our short courses cover a wide range of subjects from mould making and prosthetic application, to creature design and silicone character make-up. They are designed for various skill levels, tend to be between two days and three weeks and pack as much learning into the time available as possible. 

  • Painting on Silicone
    February 2018 in Aylesbury

    Course Contents
    • Painting hyperrealistic skin effects on silicone with Richard Martin
    • Theory, demo and practical
    • Understanding the colouration of human skin
    • Achieving colour and tone with layering techniques
    • Effects of ageing/environment
    • How lighting effects colour
    • Materials' pros & cons
    • Paint a silicone face & take it away

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  • Sculpting A Human Head
    March 2018 in Aylesbury

    Course Contents
    • Learn the fundamentals of the human head’s anatomy from skull to skin with hyperrealism expert Richard Martin
    • Detailed theory and techniques with demos and hands on work
    • Muscle formation, eyeball and ear placement
    • Leave with your own human head sculpture, which you’ll create by sculpting layers of muscle, fat and skin on a synthetic skull

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  • Prosthetics Boot Camp
    April 2018 in Falmouth

    Course Contents
    • Taught exclusively by Neill Gorton, intensive and fast-paced, demo based with some hands-on work
    • All the key elements of creating character make-ups in silicone:
    • Lifecasting
    • Sculpting
    • Moulding
    • Casting
    • Colouring
    • Application

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  • Sculpting Creatures
    May in Aylesbury

    Course Contents
    • Sculpting Creatures & Characters with LA-based expert Don Lanning
    • Hands-on course; take a life size bust sculpture from start to completion focussing on:
    • Armatures
    • Anatomy
    • Making a character dynamic
    • Infusing your design with character
    • Sculpting expressions
    • Textures and detailing

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  • Summer School
    #1 July/August 2018, Falmouth

    Course Contents
    • Summer School for 14 -18 year olds
    • Course one: 30th July – 3rd Aug 2018
    • Enter a new, exciting world with tutors who have worked on TV shows like 'Poldark', 'Red Dwarf' and 'Doctor Who' and films such as 'World War Z' and 'The Titan'
    • Learn casualty FX, sculpture, moulding & casting to create a silicone appliance like a wound or boils, plus a creature half-mask

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  • Summer School
    #2 August 2018, Falmouth

    Course Contents
    • Summer School for 14 -18 year olds
    • Course two: 6th – 10th Aug 2018
    • Enter a new, exciting world with tutors who have worked on TV shows like 'Poldark', 'Red Dwarf' and 'Doctor Who' and films such as 'World War Z' and 'The Titan'
    • Learn casualty FX, sculpture, moulding & casting to create a silicone appliance like a wound or boils, plus a creature half-mask

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  • Summer School
    #3 August 2018, Falmouth

    Course Contents
    • Summer School for 14 -18 year olds
    • Course three: 13th – 17th Aug 2018
    • Enter a new, exciting world with tutors who have worked on TV shows like 'Poldark', 'Red Dwarf' and 'Doctor Who' and films such as 'World War Z' and 'The Titan'
    • Learn casualty FX, sculpture, moulding & casting to create a silicone appliance like a wound or boils, plus a creature half-mask

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  • Summer School
    #4 August 2018, Falmouth

    Course Contents
    • Summer School for 14 -18 year olds
    • Course four: 20th – 24th Aug 2018
    • Enter a new, exciting world with tutors who have worked on TV shows like 'Poldark', 'Red Dwarf' and 'Doctor Who' and films such as 'World War Z' and 'The Titan'
    • Learn casualty FX, sculpture, moulding & casting to create a silicone appliance like a wound or boils, plus a creature half-mask

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  • Sculpting a Likeness
    September 2018 in Aylesbury

    Course Contents
    • Work through the process of sculpting a likeness from photographs with hyperrealism expert Richard Martin
    • Correctly using reference material
    • Scaling a photograph to 1:1 scale
    • Understanding angles and anatomy to ‘fill in’ the blanks from poor reference
    • Profil, blocking out, landmarks and refining
    • Demonstration and hands-on work
    • Leave with your sculpture

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  • Prosthetics Boot Camp
    November 2018 in Falmouth

    Course Contents
    • Taught exclusively by Neill Gorton, intensive and fast-paced, demo based with some hands-on work
    • All the key elements of creating character make-ups in silicone:
    • Lifecasting
    • Sculpting
    • Moulding
    • Casting
    • Colouring
    • Application

    View full details and dates

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