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Course Description:

Prosthetic FX class is designed for aspiring artists wanting to learn sculpture, mold making and make-up application for use on TV, Film, Music Videos, Cosplay... or just for fun!

FX Artist & Instructor Dallas Harvey will teach students professional sculpting and finishing techniques to create a custom designed character prosthetic over a male/female provided human face life-cast. Students will then learn to properly mold their prosthetic sculptures in plaster.

Students will learn how to troubleshoot prosthetic design complications, properly mix, cast, and bake prosthetics in foam-latex. Students will then be instructed on how to pre-paint a prosthetic, and properly apply it to a live model, followed by safety and removal techniques.

This course will consist of lectures, demonstrations, and lots of HANDS-ON learning!

What you will learn in this class:

- How to design and sculpt original prosthetic character
- Professional sculpture design techniques & tools
- Plaster mold making: mixing & curing
- Foam latex prosthetic fabrication
- Prosthetic & make-up FX application
- Make-up FX removal & safety
- Building a Make-Up FX portfolio

No previous experience art or make-up required. All sculpting & prosthetic materials included, including an sculpting tools and face cast for you to keep!

Be prepared to take notes and bring a camera to document your progress as you learn. Students will receive a certificate of course completion signed by the Instructor.

STUDENT DISCOUNT: Are you a graduate or current makeup/art school student? Contact us today at (778) 968-4776 and save 10% on all classes and workshops.

Advanced Make-Up FX Class Canada

7pm - 10pm with 10 Minute Break

Start Date 1: July 8th

Start Date 2: August 5th

Start Date 3: September 2nd

Start Date 4: October 7th

Start Date 5: November 11th

Start Date 6: December 9th

TUITION:  $1200

Now Taking Online Enrollment
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About The Instructor


Dallas Harvey - Instructor & FX Artist

Dallas Harvey
is a special effects artist who creates in both practical and digital FX mediums. He has over 15 years of digital concept & 3D design experience and is a special effects artist & sculptor for TV, Film & Music video productions.

He is a graduate of the 3D Computer Animation, Visual Effects and Game Design Program at Think Tank Training Centre. Dallas is also the author and instructed the Digital Make-up Design curriculum for make-up & fashion school Blanche Macdonald Centre. In 2015 he was a LEO Award nominee for "Best Make-up in a Short Drama" for Telefilm Canada sci-fi production Gord's Brother.

In addition to being key FX artist on many film productions his practical make-up, prosthetics and digital design work has been published numerous times in world-renowned Make-up Artist Magazine. Dallas is a twice published author in the "Lab Tech" section of the magazine, and has been curator of the IMATS Vancouver Make-Up Museum (2012-2014).

Most recently Dallas has been working on The Exorcist for Fox TV network puppeteering custom builds, creating realistic props, silicone body duplicates, blood rigging, dental acrylic teeth, custom sculpting fabrication and concept design.

Dallas is the founder of Vancouver FX Studio where he designs and consults on local and international TV, Film & Music Video productions.
Dallas Harvey Fx Artist