1,000 Incredible Costume and Cosplay Ideas provides a broad and detailed glimpse into the ingenious artistry and attention to detail behind some of the most fabulous costumes you can find
The art of action figures has exploded in recent times, as the simplistic, inelegant pieces of yesterday's plastic have transformed into complex, dynamic pieces of articulate sculpture, reaching levels of artistic expression unthinkable just a few years ago.
Soft bound with 127 pages. A celebration of the monster make-up and special effects seen through the work of Hollywood artists: Dick Smith, Rick Baker, Stan Winston, Rob Bottin, Steve Johnson and more.
In Color, Texture & Casting, jewelry teacher extraordinaire Carles Codina covers a wide swath of techniques in depth, in a book packed with excellent instruction and cover-to-cover superb how-to photography
Filled with striking images of costume play from around the world, this definitive look at the global phenomenon known as “cosplay” examines its evolution from the fringes of society to the spotlight of modern culture.
Katherine Dewey's expressive and elegant detailed sculptures enchant all who see them. With the magical medium of polymer clay and this book, you can follow in her footsteps.
World-renowned special effects artists Brian and Nick Wolfe will teach you how to transform everyday faces into an army of ghastly personas--from raging fire demons and disfigured zombies, to blood-spattered vampires and otherworldly aliens--with simple face-painting techniques.
A compilation of female figure models sculpted by figurine-artist Joe Laudati for the 'garage kit' industry. 84 full-color pages covering over twenty years worth of 'resin' plastic women, sexy vampires, fairies, scream queens, pinups, comic book and movie heroines, with anecdotes of their creation. Softbound
Soft bound with 160 pages, this book shows practical descriptions on how-to-do hand lay-up methods producing glassfiber laminates and mouldings and use in casting methods. This book is a practical guide with each chapter providing complete detail on the subject in question.
Legendary special make-up effects artist, Tom Savini's books, Grande Illusions and Grande Illusions II, have been entertaining readers and educating the next generation of artists for decades
Have you ever been to a movie and wondered how in the world makeup artists make the characters look so vivid and magnificent? For special effects makeup guru Bruna Nogueira, it's all in a day's work.
Reprint of one of the three volume work originally published at 1911. Lanteri was professor of sculpture at the Royal College. The other two volumes are available as a single volume reprint under the title Modeling and Sculpting the Human Figure (Book 33). 233 pages, 203 illustrations, soft bound.
Lucchesi demonstrates in step-by-step procedures, how to work with terracotta on bust, torsos and small figures. The use of Lucchesi's prong armature, which is removable before firing, is illustrated. 155 pages, soft bound.
Master sculptor Lucchesi invites you on a guided tour of the human form. Follow him as he creates a figure in clay literally from the inside out starting with the skeleton, laying on the muscles, and finishing with every detail down to the face and hair, carefully modeled to make a complete figure sculpture. 144 pages, soft bound.
Soft bound with 128 pages. A book aimed directly at ceramic mould making, containing information that is hard to come by. It covers all complexities for both industrial and artistic use and is a must have reference guide for anyone in the field of ceramic mouldmaking. Very informative and well illustrated.
This book is targeted at enthusiasts, both those interested as a hobby and professionally. This book provides a complete guide to the design, sculpting and marketing of pop culture action figures, statues and collectibles.
A 36 page spiral bound step-by-step guide to moulding and casting in low melt alloys. Covers RTV-2 Silicone moulding and pouring low melt alloys.
Soft bound with 96 pages. This book provides both students and teachers with a wide variety of experiences - tactile, creative, educational and pleasurable. Well illustrated and easy to follow information.
Dedicated solely to SFX, this book will show you tips and techniques from a seasoned SFX makeup artist. It takes you through the many genres that need a special effects makeup artist, like horror, fantasy, and sci-fi, and tells you about the tools you will need, how to maintain your toolkit, how to take care of the actor's skin, and how to airbrush...
This how-to jewelry-making book features the work of an array of invited jewelry designers influenced by the growing Steampunk trend
The director of make-up for NBC demonstrates the techniques of prosthetic make-up for film, television and the theatre. Topics covered including: making a mask, moulds, tools, foam latex and full head casts. Soft bound with 183 pages.
Soft bound with 175 pages. From one of the masters of Polymer Clay, Donna Kato, this book contains basic information for the beginner through to innovative ideas and projects for the advanced polymer clay artist.
For over 30 years, Stan Winston and his team of artists and technicians have been creating characters, creatures and monsters for the silver screen, from The Terminator and the extraterrestrial monstrosities of Aliens and Predator to the amazing dinosaurs of Jurassic Park and the fanciful character of Edward Scissorhands.