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
Airbrushing made easy. This step by step DVD is a must for all beginners with tricks, tips and techniques to help become a pro, complete with printable reference. Covers setting up equipment, airbrush control, masking, freehand, cleaning and maintenance and more. Disc 1 is a DVD to view all tutorials, Disc 2 is a CD Rom for printing references.
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.
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.
Go step by step through the hot patina process and the patinas. Begin with safety, tools, alloy of metal, and surface preparation. Then learn how to make and apply over 15 different hot patinas and how to protect them indoors and out. Included is information on how to use paint, dye, pigment, oxides, and mica powders in combination to achieve varied...
Award winning Hollywood makeup artist John Goodwin shows how to master the lab work and application of more than twenty different characters over 6 CDs including Frankenstein, Zombies, Teen Wolf, Macbeth's Head and Cavemen.
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.
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.
In this DVD you will see demonstrations from a group of Hollywood's finest make-up effects artists. Mark Alfrey will design and sculpt the head and neck for our character. Brent Baker will present his tried and true technique for life casting a model
Our Candu Creative Resin Jewellery Kit gives you all the materials you need to start making resin jewellery, as well as an online tutorial link so that you can follow the instructions at home.
One of the first steps in creating a fantasy character from the movies is to sculpt it. Mark Alfrey demonstrates this process with two original sculptures created before your very eyes.
From the basic armature to the final skin textures, Hollywood SFX artist Mark Alfrey will show you how to sculpt a human head using techniques suitable for oil and wax based clays. Also includes a section on how to sculpt caricatures and tips on photographing your sculpture.
Witness the creation of a work of art as pro sculptor Mark Alfrey shapes the forms of a beautiful woman in clay while she poses nude. The demo shows you every stage from building the armature to sculpting facial detail. Whether you are an aspiring artist or a fan of the female form, this DVD will arouse your imagination and reveal secrets of the art.
This DVD takes you step by step through the creation of three different sculptures using various techniques specifically designed for use with water based clay. After the sculpting lessons, learn a few tips about working as a pro, working with art directors and what to charge.
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.
This how-to jewelry-making book features the work of an array of invited jewelry designers influenced by the growing Steampunk trend