(M-F 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - 4 weeks)
160 Clock Hours
The four-week H.D Professional Lab Person Prosthetic Laboratory Materials Procedures session provides training in the skills of make-up materials application procedures necessary to work in a prosthetics laboratory, to work independently, or to work in a special make-up effects laboratory environment for film and television. The program is offered by means of lectures and hands-on labs. Session rooms and labs are designed to duplicate the actual environment of major film and television studio make-up departments.
Basics to H.D Professional Lab- Persons Prosthetic Laboratory Materials Procedures for Motion Pictures and Television.
I. Sanitation, Hygiene, Product Knowledge, safety Procedures, Materials Discussion
II. Anatomy of face and body
III. Prosthetic Design
IV. Sculpturing Techniques
V. Positive and Negative Molds
VI. Foaming Techniques
VII. Coloring Techniques
VII. Application of Prosthetic Pieces
IX. Bladder Effects
X. Final Testing and session completion
|Product knowledge, safety, sanitation, hygiene, kit inventory||16 Clock Hours|
|Life casting, anatomy of faces and designs||24 Clock Hours|
|Sculpting Techniques||40 Clock Hours|
|Positive and negative molds||16 Clock Hours|
|Foaming Techniques||16 Clock Hours|
|Coloring Techniques||16 Clock Hours|
|Demo of Silicone, Gelatin, Bladder||24 Clock Hours|
|Final testing and Session completion||8 Clock Hours|
1. Advanced Prosthetic Make-up (160 Clock Hours)
This session encompasses the following areas of advanced prosthetics for film, television, and effects laboratory work: Prosthetic Design Rendering; Advanced Sculpturing Techniques; Construction of Positive and Negative Molds; Foaming Techniques; Intrinsic and Extrinsic Coloring Techniques; and Application of Prosthetic Pieces.
Trainees will be graded based upon their individual weekly progress. Grades will also be issued for homework. A comprehensive final exam will be given in order to determine the extent a trainee has retained the information throughout the course.
Text Books: “The Professional Makeup Artist” Vol. 3 by Joe Blasco and Vincent J-R Kehoe
Joe Blasco Advanced Prosthetics Safety Manual