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Special Effects Makeup: Bondo Transfers

February 21, 2015 - February 22, 2015

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In this competitive entertainment industry; skill, creativity, improvisation and the ability to work fast under pressure are imperative. We are offering a very popular, and innovative technique, that is being used in the present makeup FX industry as a standard.
Throughout this course, you will learn how to create professional quality, quick “easy to apply” prosthetics, that you can carry with you in your makeup bag. You will create these prosthetics from scratch, no pre-bought prosthetics will be used during this course. This method is called Prosthetic Transfers, also called Bondo Transfers. This innovative technique was created by Christen Tinsley, who’s very well known for his work on the Passion of the Christ and Apocalypto.
The type of prosthetic transfer that we will create are going to fall under the category of casualty effects. Bruises, cuts, bullet wounds (entry or exit), deep cut scratches, scars, (cut or burned) are part of a wide range of casualty effects which are always in high demand in the entertainment industry. The technique of bondo transfers is perfect for these kinds of injuries. You will be able to create your own prosthetics by the end of this course. You will learn sculpting, mold making, and put together a full character look. This makeup training has been designed to accommodate all skill levels. No prior experience is required.

This course will take 3 days to complete. First day, Instructor’s sculpting demo, student workshop of design and sculpting. Second day, instructor’s mold making demo, student’s workshop of mold making. Third day, Instructor’s application and painting demo, student’s workshop of application and painting of bondo

This course will teach you the skills and techniques to bring you to the next level in your career as a makeup artist. Working as a makeup artist in film, TV, or theater you will need to know how to do this type of special effects makeup. This makeup training will help you learn techniques that can earn you more money, and get you more work as a professional makeup artist. The Hollywood Makeup Academy provides all makeup products, tools and supplies for your use in class. You will also receive a professional brush set to take home!
Students of this class will have the opportunity to receive a certificate of completion from The Hollywood Makeup Academy. This is for the successful achievement of makeup course content. This will be reviewed by the instructor. The Certificate represents the completion of professional makeup training. This certificate also acknowledges that you studied under a qualified Makeup Instructor who is currently working as a professional makeup artist in the industry.

• Class length 2 days

• Class type-hands on

• Students will receive a professional brush kit to take home and a Hollywood Makeup Academy tote bag


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February 21, 2015
February 22, 2015
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Virginia Beach
5800 Burton Station Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23455 United States
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