_Create, wear, and display your own mask this Halloween! In this intense 4-Day course, you will learn the professional process on how to design, create, and finish your own latex half-mask, beginning with character/creature concept design fundamentals. Next you will learn sculpting techniques used by FX masters in the industry to create unique creatures and characters right out of your imagination. Learn form, facial anatomy, texturing and detailing, and how to tell a story with a single facial expression. Then, learn to properly mold your sculpture in stone, and how to cast your mask in rubber latex. Finally, you will learn various professional approaches to painting and finishing your mask for display, portfolio, and for wear. This course will consist of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on learning. All materials included, including a sculpting tool set for you to keep! Be prepared to take notes.
NOTE: Latex and Latex products will be used in this class.
Sundays REG Session: Sept 25, Oct 2, 9, 16
This class will be scheduled on Sundays during the REG Session from 10am to 3:30pm with a 30 minute lunch break. Students may either bring their lunches or eat at one of several fast food restaurants within walking distance.
Enrollment Deadline: Mon Sept 19
For the Art of Mask Making Class, there is an enrollment deadline in order to have professional sculpting kits available for students on first class date. No enrollments accepted after enrollment deadline.
ART OF MASK MAKING Begins:
Sundays REG Session:
Sept 25, Oct 2, 9, 16
10am to 3:30pm with a 30 minute lunch break
Course Fee: $550
Tools and Materials Included
TO ENROLL FOR
ART OF MASK MAKING:
Fall Session - Enroll by Mon Sept 19
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NOTE: The Art of Mask Making course will be required for enrollment in the Advanced Mask Making course where students will learn advanced techniques for making a full head mask. The Art of Mask Making is also required for enrollment in the Advanced Make-Up FX course and the Encapsulated Silicone Prosthetics course where students will sculpt and apply their own prosthetics.
Class will be held at our NEW Facility
Kosart Atelier: School for Entertainment Arts
39 Chestnut Avenue
Westmont, IL 60559
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Classes open to all Adults, College Students, and High School students. To inquire on anyone younger than High School age, please contact us by email at Info@KosartAtelier.com to seek approval.
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Below are some of the unpainted cast latex masks created by the Art of Mask Making students, that they designed, sculpted, molded, and cast for the class utilizing the techniques learned in the class. Click images to enlarge.