Special Effects Makeup: Create a SPFX Prosthetics Vampire
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Special Effects Makeup: Create a SPFX Prosthetics Vampire

Learn how to create a SPFX Prosthetics Makeup Vampire | By The Australian Academy of Cinemagraphic Makeup
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Last updated 9/2019
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Prosthetic Makeup
  • SPFX Makeup
  • Makeup Application
  • Patch Testing and Prepping the Skin
  • Applying the Prosthetic
  • Painting the Prosthetic
  • Working with SPFX Products
  • Maintaining and Removing the Prosthetic
Requirements
  • An understanding of makeup application is valuable but not required! Our trainer, Paige, will cover everything you will need to know.
Description

Interested in special effects makeup or want to take your cosplay to the next level?

Using prosthetics makeup techniques, learn to create a special effects vampire with Paige Badenoch, a seasoned, professional makeup artist with 20 years experience in the film and television industry and lead trainer at The Australian Academy of Cinemagraphic Makeup.

This course will cover all aspects of application, from patch testing and prepping the skin, to applying the prosthetic and painting it, to maintenance and removal. 

A taster of what is available in AACM's makeup courses, these lectures are a brief insight into the special effects makeup world.

Who this course is for:
  • Beginner students interested in makeup application
  • Fans of cosplay
  • Makeup artists looking to upskill
  • Anyone interested in special effects makeup
  • Anyone interested in prosthetic makeup
  • Anyone interested in Halloween makeup
Course content
Expand all 17 lectures 47:53
+ Introduction
1 lecture 01:24

Meet Paige Badenoch; your trainer for this course.  She will provide an overview for what will be covered throughout these lectures to create your own vampire character.

Preview 01:24
+ Before You Start
3 lectures 05:57

Every special effects makeup look requires specific products to create the illusion; Paige will give you an overview of what you will need.

Preview 02:26

Allergies are extremely common and the last thing you want is a reaction.  You will learn how to patch test the skin prior to application and what to look out for.

Preview 01:50

Paige will cover in this lecture how to prep the skin so the prosthetic application will be easier and last longer.

Preview 01:41
+ Prosthetic Application
9 lectures 29:09

In this section, Paige demonstrates how to attach the prosthetic to the skin with adhesive and how to smooth edges.

Preview 06:57

In this section, learn how to create a smokey eye with a supernatural touch to it.

Eyes
02:48

Learn how to create dimension to the skin using highlights, lowlights and contouring techniques.

Highlights & Lowlights
06:35

Watch how Paige demonstrates how to apply foundation so the contouring sinks into the skin.

Foundation Layer
02:42

Learn how to splatter products to break up skin texture in the makeup application.

Splatter Coat
02:32

Help bring your character to life by illuminating the skin with some final touches.

Finishing Touches
01:24

A vampire wouldn't be complete without some vampire bites! Learn how to quickly and easily apply some bite marks.

Vampire Bites
02:24

To further sell your look, use some costume teeth.  Paige demonstrates in this section how to apply them.

Vampire Teeth
02:26

In this section, Paige recaps the steps required to create this vampire look.

The Finished Look
01:21
+ After You Finish
2 lectures 09:07

In this section, learn what you would require to maintain this look on a night out.

Maintenance
00:43

Learn how to safely remove the prosthetic from your model's skin.

Removal
08:24
+ Additional Content
2 lectures 02:16
Educator Insight with trainer Paige Badenoch
01:23
Bonus Lecture
00:53