Course: Special Effects (fx) Makeup Level 1

Special Effects (fx) Makeup Level 1

  • Life Time Access
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App
  • Self-Paced
About this Course

Special Effects Makeup can be defined as the use of prosthetic sculpting, molding, casting and painting to create advanced cosmetic effects. Special Effects Makeup can be seen in most popular TV shows and movies and even at conventions and Halloween. It can go from scary movie monsters like werewolves, aliens and zombies to changing someone appearance to look younger, older, and different facial features or weight. 

In this Level 1 Special Effects Makeup course, you will be led by Hendrickje (pronounced Hen-Dree-Ka) Matthews, a professional makeup artist, who has been in the industry for over 20 years. She will start off the course with the basics of special effects makeup from a cheek gash to slit throat. In the second section you will go into a little more intermediate and popular makeup design, the zombie. The last section will go into aging with prosthetics and subtle aging with only makeup. 

Who this course is for:

  • Someone who wants to pursue a career in FX makeup
  • Someone who would like to learn how to create illusions and visual tricks that are essential to many films and productions today
  • Someone who has a burning desire to share their imagination with the world
Basic knowledge
  • There are no prerequisites or previous knowledge needed for in order to take this course
What you will learn
  • Apply Fundamental Concepts of FX Makeup
  • Create Zombies, Monsters and Aliens
  • Make Masks through the application of makeup
Number of Lectures: 32
Total Duration: 07:12:52
Special FX 1
  • 1.1 Introduction  
  • 1.2 Cheek Gash  
  • 1.3 Bullet Hole  
  • 1.4 Old and Fresh Scars  
  • 1.5 Burn  
  • 1.6 Makeup Removal and Scratches  
  • 1.7 Tools and Products  
  • 1.8 Slit Throat  
  • 1.9 Conclusion  
Zombie FX
  • 1.1 Application of Foam Latex  
  • 1.2 Skin Decay  
  • 1.3 Base Painting and Veins  
  • 1.4 Painting Stage 2  
  • 1.5 Painting Stage 3  
  • 1.6 Painting Stage 4  
  • 1.7 Painting Stage 5  
  • 1.8 Adding Blood  
  • 1.9 Hands  
  • 1.10 Final Touches  
  • 1.11 Removal  
  • 1.12 Products  
  • 1.13 Conclusion  
Aging FX
  • 1.1 Latex Stretch and Stipple Part 1  
  • 1.2 Latex Stretch and Stipple Part 2  
  • 1.3 Latex Stretch and Stipple Part 3  
  • 1.4 Latex Upper Lip, Chin, and Neck  
  • 1.5 Latex on Eyes  
  • 1.6 Painting The Latex  
  • 1.7 Adding Age Spots and Liver Spots On Hands  
  • 1.8 Latex Removal  
  • 1.9 Subtle Aging with Only Makeup Part 1  
  • 1.10 Subtle Aging With Only Makeup Part 2  
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