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Dank Pnut
Posts: 6
Deerfield Beach, Florida, US


I apologize first hand if I'm going all about this wrong >.
Feb 09 13 10:06 pm  Link  Quote 
Body Painter
Sweet Loretta
Posts: 230
Sacramento, California, US


Check out Wicked Apple Art, Pam Trent. She is a body painter aand does some fun cool FX work. She is here on MM based in Hollywood, FL.
Feb 11 13 09:32 pm  Link  Quote 
Body Painter
Cat Camp
Posts: 844
Tampa, Florida, US


Pam is also wickedly fun to work with!
Feb 13 13 08:36 am  Link  Quote 
Makeup Artist
SianRJJ
Posts: 179
Sheffield, England, United Kingdom


Bear in mind that for an artist to create something similar to what's on Face off, it would cost a few hundred dollars.

You should expect to contribute towards the cost, especially for full cowls etc - Silicone is not cheap, foam latex although cheaper still has a high cost overhead in the set up for an oven etc, plus you have to consider that for custom fit a life cast needs to be made, again none of this is cheap.

Face off is a great programme for showing creativity but it really isn't realistic in the effects world, the quality of some of the work over such a short time frame would command a heavy financial premium in the real world.  The triangle of good - fast -cheap (pick two) very much applies.

Sian
Feb 17 13 07:24 pm  Link  Quote 
Makeup Artist
SianRJJ
Posts: 179
Sheffield, England, United Kingdom


also the only school I can think of off top of head near you is Joe Blasco's and I guess they would have a long line of models ready and willing. 

I would suggest contacting them and seeing what they say, if you would be able to travel there are lots of schools: Savini's, Westmores, MUD, CMS etc., get a copy of Make Up Artist Magazine and ring round all the schools advertising in there.  There are also some excellent schools in Canada.

Sian
Feb 17 13 07:32 pm  Link  Quote 
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