Special Effects Makeup: Creating a Bald Cap
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Special Effects Makeup: Creating a Bald Cap

Manufacture your own custom bald cap. A Special Effects Makeup Masterclass by Shannon McKean and AACM
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39 students enrolled
Last updated 9/2019
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 13 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Creating a Bald Cap
  • Making a Head Template
  • Creating Bondo
  • Applying the Bald Cap
  • Painting the Bald Cap
  • Removing the Bald Cap
  • Special Effects Makeup
  • Cinemagraphic Makeup
  • Movie Makeup
Requirements
  • No course requirements or prerequisites
Description

Manufacture your own custom made bald cap!

Shannon McKean, makeup artist and trainer at the Australian Academy of Cinemagraphic Makeup, will guide you with tips and tricks from her 30 years of experience in the industry.  Watch and learn how to make a head template, manufacturing the bald cap, preparing your model, applying the bald cap, painting the bald cap and removing the bald cap. This course is ideal for anybody interested in special effects makeup.

This extended version contains an extra hour of additional information and resources; including product information, where to get products, tricks and tips and more demonstration time.

Who this course is for:
  • Beginners wanting to pursue a career in the special effects makeup industry
  • Anybody interested in special effects makeup
  • Makeup artists wanting to learn new techniques
  • Photographers and videographers wanting to upskill
  • Cosplayers who want to take their cosplay to the next level
  • Performing arts lovers
  • Makeup lovers
Course content
Expand all 15 lectures 01:40:14
+ Introduction
1 lecture 00:33

This is a trailer for the Creating a Bald Cap course.  It is an introduction to Shannon and what is covered over the duration of the lectures.

Preview 00:33
+ The Head Template
3 lectures 21:14

To create your own custom made bald cap, you require exact measurements so it can fit.  This lecture will teach you how to create a template of your actor's head.

Preview 11:55

This lecture will show you how to remove the template from the actor's head, safely.

Removing the head template from the Red Head
03:07

In this lecture, Shannon will show you how to transfer the template and dimensions onto the red head.

Transferring your template
06:12
+ Manufacturing the Bald Cap
4 lectures 31:13

In this section, we will show you what you will require over the next few lectures to create your bald cap.

What you need for the bald cap
05:04

Creating a custom bald cap from scratch has many steps.  This lecture goes over the process of different layers of latex and powder to make the bald cap.

Manufacturing the bald cap
09:59

Once you have manufactured the bald cap, it can be easy to damage it while removing it from the red head.  Shannon will show you in this lecture how to gently and easily do so.

Removing the bald cap from the red head
10:09

Bondo is a useful product to help improve your application of the bald cap.  Shannon will show you how to safely mix it together.

Creating bondo
06:01
+ Applying the bald cap
4 lectures 39:49

If the hairline is not flat prior to application, your bald cap may have a "step" or an imperfect silhouette.  In this lecture, learn how to cleanly flatten the hair.

Flattening the hairline
08:35

This lecture will teach you how to glue down the bald cap in the first step of application.

Applying the bald cap
14:19

Learn how Shannon uses bondo to create a seamless edge to her bald caps.

Using bondo as gap filler
05:48

In this final step of application, learn how to paint the bald cap in realistic skin tones.

Painting the bald cap
11:07
+ Removing the Bald Cap
1 lecture 05:11

This lecture will teach you how to remove the bald cap safely from the skin of your actor.

Removing the bald cap
05:11
+ Bonus Lecture
2 lectures 02:14

Visit us at www.aacm.edu.au for more information on our makeup courses.

Learn more about our Australian nationally recognised qualifications
00:48
Educator Insight with Shannon McKean
01:26