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Course Description:

No sculpting experience is necessary to take this Character Sculpture & Design class. During the class FX Artist & Instructor Dallas Harvey will teach students original concept design techniques, how to use sculpting tools, build an armature and how to sculpt realistic facial and body anatomy. These techniques be talked about in great detail over the five afternoon classes.

During the class students have a choice to create a detailed male or female creature, fantasy or comic character 8 inch bust or 12 inch full body character. Students are encouraged to sculpt and detail their design into a character of their choosing using reference from comic books, movies, TV, animation, video games, Internet or any other design source.

Sculpting materials, tools and basic reference material are included and will be provided. 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.

Character And Sculpture Design Class

11am - 2pm with 10 Minute Break

Start Date 1: July 1st

Start Date 2: August 12th

Start Date 3: September 23rd

Start Date 4: November 4th

TUITION:  $500

Now Taking Online Enrollment

Character Sculpture Classes Vancouver

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