4 Week Sculpting Intensive for Props, FX, Creatures and Costume FX

An intensive 4 wk master course in how to perfect the art of sculpting for fx props costume & creatures. 

Course Summary

  • Design and Positioning

  • Building an armature

  • Sculpting requirements and techniques for each department

  • Understand different tools and materials

  • Work with WED Clay, plastaline, silicones and resins.

  • Moulding techniques

  • Casting Techniques

  • Seaming

  • Finishing artwork

Please note, price shown is excluding VAT

  • Duration 20 days
  • Location Buckinghamshire
  • Price £2199

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4 wk Sculpting Intensive for Props, FX, Creatures and Costume FX

Sculpting across departments is a skill in demand across the UK and internationally. This 4 wk Sculpting Intensive for Props, FX, Creatures and Costume master course is an opportunity for you to sharpen your sculpting abilties and build your portfolio in order to work in the film industry. With both theory and hands on practical days, this 4 week intensive professional learning experience will equip you with the expertise required to understand the different processes involved when designing and sculpting for props, costume, creatures, special make up FX and more!

Emerge from this master course with an enhanced skillset and increased confidence knowing that you will have a broad understanding of what is expected from you as a sculptor for the creative industries.

Throughout the 4 weeks, you will be working on two different projects: a portrait sculpture, to help you to understand bone and muscle structure and lifelike skin textures; and a final project, creating a professional level sculpture for your portfolio (statues, animals, creatures, fantasy, props, etc).

Every week we will be hosting specialist speakers in to spend a morning or afternoon with you, telling you all about their skills, whether is mould makers, 3D designers, hair punchers, costume /prop makers, etc.

Most importantly, workshops hosted by Creative Media Skills cater for a diverse range of skill sets. Class sizes are kept to a minimum. Therefore, encouraging interactivity and networking with like-minded professionals. Most importantly leaving space to tailor the course to your specific professional needs.

This is an opportunity not to be missed as you learn from some of the best technicians in the industry, while networking and connecting with fellow professionals. Develop skills that aren’t taught at college or university. If you’re serious about sculpting as a career, this is the course to energise your ambitions.

Who is this for?

Whether you’re starting your career in film or you’ve just completed a college course, this unique training experience is geared to build technical knowledge. For those just starting out, this is a sculpting makeup course not to be missed. It could be the stepping stone for your sculpting career.

You will benefit from tutoring delivered by industry experts with iconic status in the film industry. Learn skills that the industry demands that are unavailable via mainstream college and university courses.

If you need financial support towards the cost of this training there are options available to you. Have a look at our Funding guide for more information. 

If you need advice on available travel and accommodation options to attend this training then have a look at our accommodation and Travel guide here. 


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