The brand new issue of our favourite magazine has landed and we’re reading it cover-to-cover!
There’s a heady mix of subjects in this issue covering everything from creature FX on a grand scale to the most delicate of likeness character makeups, and the visual splendour of a social media sensation. The 26-page celebration of treasured industry company KNB EFX Group is not to be missed, as well as useful info about subjects such as airbrush compressors, digital manufacturing techniques and sourcing vegan makeup FX products.
LOOK OUT FOR
– The story so far of the prosthetics for Star Trek: Picard told by prosthetics designer Vincent Van Dyke, prosthetics and special makeup effects department head James Mackinnon, and lead creature designer Neville Page
– Jason Hamer recounts the build of an extraordinary 40-foot sea creature that pushed the boundaries of creature FX for a new telling of the Peter Pan legend in Wendy
– Internet sensation Vanessa Davis, aka The Skulltress, discusses her journey from theatrical hair and makeup artist to full-time social media influencer
The aliens of Star Trek: Picard / KNB co-director Greg Nicotero talks about his career evolution from makeup effects to producer / KNB co-director Howard Berger looks back on a three-decade career / The B-Sides: Steve Johnson’s extensive work on Tim Burton’s ill-fated Superman Lives / Jason Hamer recounts the build of an extraordinary 40-foot sea creature for a new telling of the Peter Pan legend in Wendy / FX Cribs Special on KNB EFX Group: we talk shop with the co-directors and take a trip through the company’s LA homes over the years / Nacho Díaz on resurrecting Spain’s historical characters for While at War
TUTORIALS AND TECH SPECS
Stuart Bray and Todd Debreceni take us deep into the subjects of air and compressors in part 2 of their primer Airbrush-101, Neill Gorton discusses combining digital and practical manufacturing techniques, and our jargon buster helps you navigate the complicated path of sourcing vegan makeup FX products.
Plus: wisdom from recent Goya Award-winner Nacho Díaz, and Internet sensation Vanessa Davis – aka The Skulltress – discusses her journey from theatrical hair and makeup artist to full-time social media influencer.
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