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How to Make Monster Balloons: Creature FX Air Bladders - FREE CHAPTER

Learn how to create translucent balloons aka "bladders" for creature effects with master FX fabricator, Ted Haines (Blade 2, The Muppets, Cowboy

Aug 25, 2017

Learn how to create translucent balloons aka "bladders" for creature effects with master FX fabricator, Ted Haines. In this excerpt from "How to Fabricate a Monster Suit Part 3," Haines shares the "Bill Bryan" custom bladder method, including techniques for fusing sheets of plastic, "pulling" texture into the material, and finally rigging and attaching a bladder for organic skin effects.

 

FREE CHAPTER HIGHLIGHTS

  • How to "Hot Trace" with a Soldering Iron
  • Creating Contours in your Creature Balloon
  • Rigging a Tube for Inflation
  • How to Repair Holes and Tears

 

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