Special Effects

RUNNING LENGTH: 1 DAY COURSE

DESCRIPTION:
This is an interesting introductory one day course, that covers some of the basics in special effects make-up such as burns, bruising, scarring, blood, cuts, wounds, grazes, sweat, tears, drug addiction, emaciation, ageing, dirtying down, discoloured teeth and swelling. Research is required prior to commencement of the course.
Delegates will be expected to model for each other as Sterex regard this as an important part of the learning process. You may also be required to provide your own models. Under special circumstances we may be able to provide a model for a nominal charge.
This intensive course is Level 3 standard.


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
No previous experience necessary but prior course research is required. Prior research is essential and pictorial evidence of burns, bruising, scarring, blood, cuts, wounds, grazes, sweat, tears, obesity, drug addiction, emaciation, ageing, dirtying down, discoloured teeth and swelling is required prior to course.

HOURS OF TRAINING
Day 1 9.00am to 5:00pm

AIMS
Learn how to be a special effects artist and be skilful in applying certain aspects in the special effects of burns (ice, sun, electrical, 1st, 2nd 3rd degree), bruise and bruising development, scarring, blood, cuts, wounds, grazes, sweat, tears, obesity, drug addiction, emaciation, ageing, dirtying down, discoloured teeth and swelling
To create, design, record and photograph your creations for future portfolio building
Learn the use of theatrical make-up products
Delegates will become confident and competent in all aspects of dramatic impact

CONTENT

  • The morning session, will be held within the lecture room and feature power point presentations, demonstrations and theoretical.
  • Following lunch a hands on practical session will be held within the Sterex Academy training salon equipped with all the latest facilities for the optimum standard of training. Delegates will learn how to promote skills learnt and an insight in the film and media industry will be featured.


CERTIFICATION
This course offers a Skin by Sterex certificate which is a highly sought after qualification and is recognised within the industry

COST
£150 + VAT per delegate, per day which includes a light luncheon
Course notes and an in-depth training manual will be provided upon completion of the course