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I am doing a Fashion Show at Anime Central next May. I need people who can do creative and dramatic make up for Genres like: Lolita, SteamPunk, Cyber, Japanese Punk and Goth, etc...etc...

If you are interested...
Info here: http://www.acen.org/node/23
Application here: http://www.acen.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=32838

Thank you!
I'm about to venture into the world of prosthetics, and I know what to use to make the piece that'll be applied (foam latex) but I was wondering what are the best products to use beforehand?

I need to make a mold of my hand, and then a good clay that I'll be using to blend together and elongate my fingers. Basically, I'm going to try to try to recreate this effect for Halloween.

latest trailer

I worked in the prosthetics and sfx department on this. it was shot in Queensland, Australia.
It looks amazing, very proud of this one :D

another thing

Here's yet another effect for that same movie. The basic Idea is that there's a lump moving down the guy's neck. It's a catheter, under the skin.

I'm still having trouble with blending the edges-- I'll work on it!

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neck wound

Hey, this will be in the same movie as the tentacle baby I posted earlier. Just a little neck wound, being worn by yours truly. (An actor will wear it in the film)

Suggestions for improvement on application or makeup? We'll be doing this effect in 3 days, so nothing major can be done!

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Latest project

So, a local director contacted me to make him a better version of a doll they had used for a short film they are re-shooting with a bigger budget.

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Requesting some aide

So my sister's friend is doing a photoshoot, and having seen my makeup work, he wants to use me to create two specific things;

1) A Neanderthal

2) A ripped open chest, with ribs showing and a missing heart.

I'm a little nervous, I've only ever done sfx on myself and a couple friends, but does anyone have any recommendations on what I should use to create these? Resource pictures and a "how to" guide are great too.

Thanks!

On Thursday June 4th, I'd like to invite you to Dapper Cadaver's first free after hours art event, "Drawing Blood"

WHAT: Drawing Blood - Once a month, The Dapper Cadaver Prop House opens its studios in the evening for a free evening where artists of all kinds are invited to come by and use our unique collection of props, oddities, scientific specimens and equipment, and Halloween decor as models for their art. Sketching, illustration, painting, sculpting and more are encouraged. Props can be artfully arranged to suit your needs. Coffee and snacks will be provided. Most evenings will be free form, but check out our mailing list and blog for info on special nights featuring live models and special instructors. Email me if you're interested in modeling or instructing. Commercial photography and video not allowed.

BRING: All your own art supplies. We have some chairs and stools but if you need one you may want to bring your own. Any food or drink.

WHEN: 6:30pm -10:00pm, the first Thursday of each month.
March 5th / April 2nd / May 7th / June 4th / July 2nd / August 6th / Sept 3rd / Oct 1st / Nov 5th / Dec 3rd

WHERE: Dapper Cadaver Prop House.
7572 San Fernando Rd, Los Angeles, CA, 91352 (near Burbank)
North side of San Fernando Rd (Little San Fernando Rd), Across the tracks from Sofa U Love.

CONTACT:
BJ Winslow
bj@dappercadaver.com
818-771-0818

MORE INFO
www.dappercadaver.com
www.bjwinslow.com
www.dappercadaver.com/blog

Best regards,
BJ Winslow
Owner-Artist
Dapper Cadaver
NEW PHONE # 818-771-0818
CELL PHONE # 310-709-8691
NEW ADDRESS 7572 San Fernando Rd, Sun Valley, CA, 91352
www.bjwinslow.com
www.dappercadaver.com

Images from the March 5th Drawing Blood HERE

Silicone to replace foamed latex

Hi folks, I'm running on a tight schedule, and I've never worked with foamed latex, so I don't want to risk the mess-ups that come with inexperience when working with it.

Can any of you recommend a material (i'm thinking silicone) and a brand name that I could buy for a similar price (or less) to the foam latex? I'm looking for something that will work right the first time.

Also, I need distributors and websites within the united states, preferably in the chicago illinois area, but anywhere is fine.

Thanks in advance!

Ryan




(silicone mold stuffed with plastic bags to show its shape)

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=130306816502

See MANY more pictures here: http://dia.critter.net/hoof/hoofsale.html

If you have any questions, please contact me at diadexxus (at) yahoo (dot) com

Thanks!
-J