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Special Effects Make-up Tutorials
« on: Jan 29, 2013, 09:50 PM »
Greetings!

One of my passions is doing special effects make-up. I had the wonderful job of working with all kinds of effects make-up in my previous job. However I have moved onto a much better job, but not in the FX make-up field. Now I'm starting up a series of tutorials I'll be posting to a new blog. This will keep my skills up and let me continue to try new techniques.

I am curious if anyone would be interested in me posting my tutorials here? Also, if there is anyone who has a request for a certain type of FX make-up, then ask me! I'd be glad to take requests and help out fellow costumers. Below are just a few examples of the type of work I do.


Some claw marks across the face.


Zombie Hands!


Mass Effect reaper circuits under torn skin.


Steampunk FX makeup.


Road rash.


Chemical burn.


Metal connection port under the skin.


Cuts and bruising on arm.



I think you get the idea by now that I'm not much on the beauty make-up, hehe.

Let me know if you want me to lay out step by step instructions on any kind of look. As long as you provide some reference pictures I can probably replicate it.

Cheers,
Calli

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Re: Special Effects Make-up Tutorials
« Reply #1 on: Jan 29, 2013, 09:59 PM »
Nice! I would.

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Re: Special Effects Make-up Tutorials
« Reply #2 on: Jan 31, 2013, 02:05 AM »

Metal connection port under the skin.


Cuts and bruising on arm.




these are awesome. The rest are awesome too but these got me interested.

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Re: Special Effects Make-up Tutorials
« Reply #3 on: Feb 02, 2013, 11:26 PM »
I love seeing how these effects are done! Especially since I'm well into the HvZ scene! Any tutorials you offer could be quite helpful :D

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Re: Special Effects Make-up Tutorials
« Reply #4 on: Feb 12, 2013, 12:06 PM »
Well I went out and picked up a few more make-up supplies I was low on. I'm just in the middle of packing up my life and moving to another city however. Once I'm all moved at the end of the month I'll be starting up my tutorials. The first one is going to be on basic cuts and bruises since they are easy to do and can really add to a costume. Plus I get a lot of requests for them. Nothing like a mando with a black eye who's just staggered out of a friendly bar brawl eh?

Look for posts here starting in March!

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Re: Special Effects Make-up Tutorials
« Reply #5 on: Feb 12, 2013, 12:51 PM »
Will be watching with interest!

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Re: Special Effects Make-up Tutorials
« Reply #6 on: Feb 16, 2013, 12:11 AM »
I seriously cannot wait for this :D Good luck with the move vod!

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Re: Special Effects Make-up Tutorials
« Reply #7 on: Feb 17, 2013, 05:55 AM »
Looking forward to seeing the tutorials.

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Re: Special Effects Make-up Tutorials
« Reply #8 on: Aug 16, 2013, 01:11 AM »
Wow, looks great! I was wondering if you could do a broken nose type thing. I want to have just a little extra something to add to my look if I take off the helmet. I look like you might imagine Anakin would if he had led a more normal life. Cool, but not particularly mando.

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Re: Special Effects Make-up Tutorials
« Reply #9 on: Sep 24, 2013, 04:19 PM »
ARISE, Necro-thread!


How difficult would it be to do facial scars that would stand up to taking my helmet on and off?

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Re: Special Effects Make-up Tutorials
« Reply #10 on: Sep 24, 2013, 08:14 PM »
Not too difficult, Look up Rigid Collidion/Collidium
Theres good tutorials on using it properly.

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Re: Special Effects Make-up Tutorials
« Reply #11 on: Sep 24, 2013, 09:26 PM »
Yep. Rigid Collodion is extremely easy to use for those little scars and such. I always keep a bottle or two of it in my make-up kit (my wife finds it funny that my make-up kit is about 5 times the size of hers...full size tackle box  :P ). Only thing to really remember with it is not to apply it to the same place two days in a row. Let the skin "heal up" some to avoid chemical burns.

Liquid latex (I prefer RD407, myself), adhesives (my preference is Beta Bond), and a variety of other things like 3d effects gel and coagulated blood are always in my kit. Be sure to get a good remover for any of the stuff (my preference is Telesis Supersolve...great for removing make-up, too  :)  ).

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Re: Special Effects Make-up Tutorials
« Reply #12 on: Oct 26, 2013, 05:32 PM »
Life decided to throw me lots of hurdles and curve balls with an added dash of chaos. That aside I finally have time to get back into my make-up. I'll be posting the tutorials over on my blog. The first one up is cuts and gashes!

http://cupcake-sith.tumblr.com/

Cheers,
Calli

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Re: Special Effects Make-up Tutorials
« Reply #13 on: Oct 28, 2013, 02:16 AM »
those are epic!

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Re: Special Effects Make-up Tutorials
« Reply #14 on: Oct 28, 2013, 03:19 AM »
Immediate follow! And just in time for halloween :D

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