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PROSTHETICS & MAKEUP FX WORKSHOPS

Learn from someone in the industry
Davy Jones has been in the industry for over 30 years and will be on hand to teach you the skills you will need when creating work on-set.

Get behind the scenes with Davy to create some amazing work for your portfolio. By the end of the courses you will be ready to take what you have learnt and use it in the real world.

Join Davy on-set and get a feel for how he brings special FX to life.

Another advantage of coming onto our courses is that as I am current in the world of Television, MakeUp and Film , not just teaching ...hence why I don’t do a lot of theses ...

ABOUT THE WORKSHOPS

An introduction to prosthetics & makeup FX
Our prosthetics & makeup FX workshops cover a range of subjects from mould making and prosthetic application to creature design and silicone prosthetics. They are designed for various skill levels and tend to be between two days and three weeks and pack as much learning into the time available as possible.
Where else would you get hands on experience from an industry expert.
Hi, Davy Jones MakeupSFX here with some news for all you enthusiasts. Whether you are a beginner or simply just need to brush up on your skills and new materials , then these courses are for you.

Module 1: Recreating Wounds for HD

This will include the following:

  • Sculpting and texturing, clays ,tools , and prepping for moulding
  • Running the flat plate moulds
  • Running the silicon pieces ,colour matching and pigmentation.
  • Bondo and and Transfare for speed and the right prosthetic for the right job.
  • Application and artwork
  • Photos , Removel and cleanup

Module 2 & 3: Character Noses

This will include the following:

  • Casting a partial face cast.
  • Running a resin positive for your sculpt.
  • Designing, Sculpting and texturing your nose.
  • Prep for moulding, claying up, and cutting edges, and undercuts .
  • Running silicon and gelatine and pre pigmenting the piece.
  • Application and artwork
  • Photographing and recap
  • Removel and clean up

Module 4: Eye Bags & Swelling

This will include the following:

  • Casting a partial face cast and running a positive in a fast cast resin.
  • Sculpting a swollen eye and cheek or Ageing Eye bags and crows feet .
  • Running silicon and gelatine and pre pigmenting the piece.
  • Application and artwork
  • Photographing and recap
  • Removel and clean up

Module 5: The Brow

This will include the following:

  • Casting a Partial face cast and brow .
  • Running a fast cast resin positive for your sculpt.
  • Designing, Sculpting and texturing your brow weather zombie or old age
  • Prep for moulding, claying up, and cutting edges.
  • Running silicon and gelatine and pre pigmenting the piece.
  • Application and artwork
  • Photographing and recap
  • Removel and clean up

Each weekend you will build your skills towards creating character makeups ...getting to grips with 2 part moulds, plaster, resin and composites and all current materials.

Course Price

The Fee for each weekend course is £350 This includes all off your materials.

 

Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment

These are fun classes and for every ability … so don’t be put off

I am always on the lookout for people with sculpting, moulding and art working skills. If you have been following my work lately via social media you will have seen the baby and the belly created for what is fast becoming a massive project for Makeupsfx going forward, one that has real purpose and one that I’m immensely proud to be a part of. I’m looking for people to join us on this very exciting journey. So, if you think you have the sculpting, moulding or art working skills that set you apart from the rest get in touch now.

What People Say About Davy

Geoffrey Rush

As well as the assuredness of his fine talent as an experienced Make-up artist and unquestionable skill as a prosthetician. Davy Jones on an early morning can be a barrel of laughs - because he delights in his work.

Christopher Eccleston

Davy Jones is the most talented Make-up and Special Effects Designer I have ever worked with, equally importantly he is also the kindest and most honest person i've met in the industry.

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