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 scope and potential of mouldmaking and casting is fascinating, and makes it one of the most exciting processes available to today's craftsmen
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.
All cold patina techniques! Includes buried, wrapped, fumed, and paste patina plus pigments, oxides, carbonates, and mica powders. Learn how to apply over 15 traditional through exotic patinas. Begins with safety, tools, and base patinas all the way through to protective coatings and waxes. 75 minutes.
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.
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
This documentary delves into the art of make-up effects with industry legends Dick Smith, Rob Bottin, Tom Savini, John Landis, Frank Darabont, Joe Dante and many others with a strong focus on Greg Nicotero and Howard Berger of KNB Make-Up EFX.
In their third book on modeling techniques in clay Philippe and Charisse Faraut present a comprehensive approach to the complex subject of the human figure
Soft bound with 61 pages. Trouble-shooting for foam latex this is Donna's second book for beginners and experienced foam latex users.
If you're having trouble with foam latex or would just like some help getting started, then this is the booklet for you. Foam can be tricky, even for the seasoned pros. This publication is packed full of helpful hints to get you through those rough moments. Fully illustrated, soft bound.
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...
Soft bound with 214 pages. A user friendly instruction manual with step-by-step reference through the casting process. It includes sections on casting problems, metals and alloys, and homemade equipment. Contains over 70 drawings, photographs and tables illustrating the techniques being described. Emphasis is on an approach that can be tailored to every...
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.