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
Steampunk is a burgeoning counter-cultural movement; a genre, community, and artform. The Steampunk movement seeks to recapture the spirit of invention, adventure, and craftsmanship reminiscent of early-nineteenth-century industrialization, in part to restore a sense of wonder to a technology-jaded world.
Acclaimed as the best book ever published on the subject, A Complete Guide to Special Effects Makeupcovers everything from basic facial makeup styles, simple scars and gashes, to masks, molds and cast-making; everything you need to know to create vampires, zombies and other fantastical characters.
Take an in-depth look at the art and techniques of stop-motion animation. The Advanced Art of Stop-Motion Animation helps experienced stop-motion artists enhance their craft by exploring the professional methods and advanced technology used by top film studios today
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.
Create an idyllic, polymer-clay world filled with fairies, playful sprites, clever gnomes and elves, wise wizards and misunderstood trolls. Whether you are new to polymer clay, or looking to improve your skills, Fairies, Gnomes and Trolls offers everything you need to unlock the characters in your imagination and bring the magic of the fairy to life
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.
A complete reference of materials and methods that has become a standard reference book. 380 pages, soft bound.
This classic book by Rodin's teacher covers modeling the human head and figure. 159 pages, 309 illustrations, soft bound.
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.
A comprehensive guide to the use of more than 30 moulding and casting materials in the design and construction of theatre properties and scenic elements. Includes a section on designing and building a vacuum form machine. Soft bound with 235 pages.
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.
The authoritative and newly revised resource on an indispensable aspect of ceramics. Widely respected artist and teacher Andrew Martin describes and illustrates how to slip-cast identical multiples of one-of-a-kind shapes from molds made using prototype forms. A variety of techniques are explained and illustrated on a series of projects, from bowls to...
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.