Create a Zombie - Special Effects (SFX) Makeup Workshop

Create a Zombie - Special Effects (SFX) Makeup Workshop

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Create a Zombie – Special Effects (SFX) Makeup Workshop – Sydney Course

Get into the Halloween spirit and learn the tips and techniques to create a ghoulish zombie look!

Work with one of Sydney’s top SFX makeup artists and learn how to create realistic wounds using latex, design bruises, scars and the illusion of rotting flesh!

This workshop will give you all the steps and products to create a Zombie look that will be sure to scare everyone and help you win best dressed this Halloween! This course is also great for make-up artists wanting to increase their repertoire of looks for clients.

This course is for you if you have a love of all things ghoulish!

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across North and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and many more. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course Outline

In our Create a Zombie Makeup- Special Effetcs (SFX) Workshop – For beginners you will learn about:

  • Working with Special Effects (SFX) products
  • Gluing appliances to skin
  • Colouring to create for bruises
  • Creating scars and scratches
  • Using latex
  • Using scar wax
  • Creating a zombie look

Course Outcome

The 6 hour workshop will cover the following:

  • Wound application
  • Speaking with clients eg : allergies
  • Dealing with wound edges
  • Prepping wounds eg: glue usage
  • Also gluing both appliance and wounds area on skin.
  • Teaching use of latex webbing

Discoloured deathly skin

  • Colouring: Bruising, Infection veins, depth perception of wounds
  • Contouring body joints
  • Making sure transparentness is kept while bruise colouring

Scratches

  • Colouring: inflamed/Bruising, depth perception of Scratches
  • The difference between brush/spray latex

Different applications skin rotting

  • Prepping scar-wax
  • Using scar-wax to create rotting skin textures
  • Sealing with latex
  • Colouring: Bruising, Infection veins, depth perception of wounds

What to bring

Please bring:

  • $55 (cash) payable to the tutor to cover the cost of materials that you will use in this 6 hour workshop.
  • pen and notepad
  • tissues
  • cotton tips
  • makeup rounds
  • micellar water (cleanser)
  • If you have makeup brushes, paint brushes please bring these, however the tutor will also provide some to use in class.

Course notes will be provided.

Important Information

$55 (cash) payable to the tutor to cover the cost of materials that you will use in this 6 hour workshop.

Prerequisite

This is a beginner course and no prior makeup knowledge is required at all.

Delivery Mode

The workshop will be delivered in a classroom with individual tables set up with a makeup mirror on each. The tutor will demonstrate basic hygiene skills first and explain the SFX makeup set each participant has to work with. The tutor will demonstrate each step of the SFX makeup application and the class will mirror the techniques on themselves using the mirrors