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      SFX WORKSHOP: LIFECASTING & CREATING FORM-FITTING SILICON PROSTHETICS in Edinburgh


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      January 21, 2019

      Monday  10:30 AM

      St Margaret's House,151 London Road
      Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City of EH7 6AE

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      SFX WORKSHOP: LIFECASTING & CREATING FORM-FITTING SILICON PROSTHETICS

      Creating an authentic likeness of the human face is a core skill in the creation of facial prosthetics that blend seamlessly to the wearers features.. In this intensive 6 day course,you will receive hands-on,professional training from an established SFX Industry tutor,who will guide you through to steps of making an accurate facial replica.You will create your own face mask and will also undergo the process yourself,learning important safety techniques,materials,moulding,casting and finishing.We will then proceed to make a series of sectioned pieces which will be used to sculpt prosthetics such as noses,brows or chins.The final stages will involve the creation of a two-part compression mould,running the prosthetic appliances and application. All materials are provided.PLEASE NOTE: AS YOU WILL ALSO UNDERGO THE FACECASTING PROCESS YOURSELF,YOU SHOULD WEAR OLD CLOTHES THAT YOU DON'T MIND GETTING SOILED AND KEEP MAKE-UP TO A MINIMUM.PIERCINGS ETC,MUST ALSO BE REMOVED PROR TO CASTING.IF YOU HAVE ANY ANXIETIES OR SUFFER FROM CLAUSTROPHOBIA,PLEASE CONTACT US FIRST PRIOR TO BOOKING! THIS PROCESS IS PERFECTLY SAFE AND MANY FIND IT QUITE RELAXING BUT IF YOU HAVE ANY DOUBTS,DO GET IN TOUCH FIRST. Spaces are extremly limited for these courses and class sizes are small.By maximising tutor to student support,we place a strong emphasis on quality over quantity when it comes to students work. On this course you will learn: Safe techniques for creating a realistic facecast and what materials to use. Mould,cast and finish the human face. Undergo the facecasting process yourself.This is important as you will gain an insight into what your models experience! Create a corrected mould and breakdown the cast into sculpting sections Sculpting form-fitting prosthetics & texturing techniques Create a two-part compression mould and run silicon prosthetic appliances Application of finished silicon prosthetics and makeup techniques Its a lot of ground to cover,but it'll be a lot of fun. FAQs Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event? This course is limited to those aged 18 and over.Ideally,to get the most out of this course,you will already be familiar with the subject matter and have some experience of practical model making or prop building. What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? For public transport,there are regular bus services that run from Edinburgh city centre with stops outside St Margaret's House,151 London Road. For parking,there is free on-street parking nearby,including a free carpark at the end of Holyrood Park,5 mins walk away.  What can/can't I bring to the event? You can bring any tools,sketchpads or relevent items you like,though all tools and materials will be provided. Alcohol and drugs are not permitted.  Where can I contact the organiser with any questions? You can contact us via our Eventbrite profile page,our Facebook page or our website www.gibbetfx.com  Is my registration/ticket transferrable No  Can I update my registration information? Yes.Contact Eventbrite.  Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Yes What is the refund policy? Refunds are possible up to 3 weeks prior to the event start date,however booking fees and VAT may not be returnable.Contact Eventbrite and/or organiser directly for terms and conditions.  The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay? Only by proir arrangement with the organiser.Contact us first.  

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