Hi everyone, I’m basically a huge film nerd, horror in particular, and can’t get my hands on enough dvds, books, comics, basically anything I can on the subject. My thirst for more input can never be quenched it seems!
I’m currently incredibly excited and privileged to be doing the Dick Smith Advanced Professional Make-Up Course which has been a life long dream for me being obsessed with the art of practical special effects, animation, animatronics and puppetry for as long as I can remember. Watching Harryhausen’s skeletons and cyclops on The 7th Voyage Of Sinbad with my Grandparents at Christmas was a BIG deal to me 🙂
The course is amazing and very complicated, covering all aspects of the industry including life masks and body molds, mold making, sculpture techniques and materials, all prosthetic molding and casting material techniques, ageing and character make-up, appliance make-up and mecanical and radio controlled masks and puppets to name but a few … Tricky stuff but very exciting for a nerd!
I’m hoping to make a record of my ongoing projects on this blog as well as all my previous drawings, paintings etc so anyone who is interested can see what I’m up to and give me their feedback. I’ve only recently started doing this work, both the course and other art, in the past couple of years so am very new to it all and have very little experience having no formal training so I’ll be very interested to hear all your thoughts, good or bad it’s all incredibly useful …
Hope you enjoy my efforts … 🙂