This is a hands-on course focussing on taking a life size bust sculpture from start to completion. You will be up close to the action during Don’s step-by-step demonstrations and will also create your own character sculpture with his coaching, each class member receiving individual attention. The course covers:
- Making a character dynamic
- How to infuse your design with character
- Sculpting expressions
- Textures and detailing
This course is taught by LA-based industry sculptor Don Lanning, who is one of the most in-demand sculptors working in film today. Don was born in California in the heart of Hollywood’s creature effects community. He is known in the industry for his consistent ability to deliver the highest quality creature and character design at lighting speed, on projects from conservative realism to the archetypes of horror, fantasy and science fiction.
Don’s work has been featured in more than 70 movies with recent contributions to Lost in Space, Star Trek Beyond, Into the Woods, Batman vs. Superman, Oblivion, After Earth, Star Trek: Into Darkness, The Avengers, Dark Shadows, Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides, H2: Halloween 2, Quarantine, Star Trek, The Santa Clause 3, Superman Returns, Silent Hill, Underworld 2, Fantastic Four, Blade 3, Alien vs. Predator and Hellboy to name only some.