Special effects classes
Build your career in movie and theatre production
Unleash your creativity
Our workshops introduce students to a range of concepts and provide the opportunity for you to experimenting with a number of materials and techniques, including life casting, sculpting, mould making, prosthetic appliances, rubber and silicone casting, model making, sculpting techniques, multi-piece mould making, concept designing and more.
Combining hands on activities with product and technique demonstrations, students may use a range of materials, including raw and polymer clays silicones, plaster, resin, latex, polyurethane etc
All workshops are delivered under strict supervision with in WH&S guidelines, PPE and MSDS supplied.
All workshops include hand out guides and slide show presentations
Hand tools and teaching aides supplied
Materials and PPE supplied by the school
Please note everything the students make, they get to take home and keep.
Special effects makeup
Take part in our three hour basic introductory Special effects makeup workshop. You will learn how to sculpt, mould and cast your own latex prosthetic appliance (bullet wound and scar) and then apply them.
Including making fake blood etc
Special effects props
Join our basic starter workshop to learn how to create SFX hand props, rubber weapons and props using silicone and resin moulds.
Cast safety weapons and props and make your own silicone mould and cast from it.
Our workshop includes model making and prop building techniques as well as the trimming and painting of the props made if time permits.
Special effects foam latex
Learn how to create masks and body parts and pieces in this specially created 3-hour workshop.
Develop the specialist skills to build a career in the competitive film and performance industry,
Face casting and body moulding
A useful workshop to perform moulding of people's faces and body part reproduction.
This technique is used for many industry purposes such as SFX makeup, art work, props, and pyrotechnics. Covering facial moulding, limb and or bust casting preparation, safety and casting, product sourcing and finishing techniques.