How to Paint a Monster Mask

Learn how to paint a latex monster mask with Creature FX legend Steve Wang (Predator, Blade: Trinity, Planet of the Apes).

Description

Original PREDATOR suit painter and award-winning FX legend Steve Wang (PREDATOR, BLADE:TRINITY, PLANET OF THE APES) teaches you how to take your creature mask painting to a new level.

In this in-depth tutorial, Steve demonstrates his monster mask paint secrets on a latex character mask of his own making, "The Vampire King."

TUTORIAL HIGHLIGHTS

  • Advanced airbrush techniques for making your creature effects painting pop
  • The origin of PREDATOR's camoflage paint scheme
  • Sub-surface veining & super-gloss eye painting techniques

Approximate Runtime is: 02:30:30

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  1. Title & Introduction - 00:00:00
  2. Materials - Inks & Paint - 00:00:30
  3. Materials - Airbrush & Tools - 00:01:30
  4. Materials - Inks & Paint - 00:06:08
  5. Starting the Base Coat - 00:11:59
  6. Continuing the Base Coat - Changing Colors - 00:16:12
  7. Mottling - 00:25:26
  8. Photoshop as a Training Tool - 00:49:37
  9. Adding Spots - 00:57:07
  10. Veining - 00:59:18
  11. Blood Vessels in the Eyes - 01:10:58
  12. Accenting the Vein Work - 01:15:30
  13. Splattering - 01:21:38
  14. Applying the Top Coat - 01:25:54
  15. Top Coat Clean Up - 01:30:09
  16. Adding Highlights - 01:32:56
  17. Softening the Eyes - 01:36:00
  18. Skin Tone, Washes & Blending - Part One - 01:39:04
  19. Skin Tone, Washes & Blending - Part Two - 01:48:04
  20. Skin Tone, Washes & Blending - Part Three - 01:53:41
  21. Finishing Touches & Adding Black - 02:00:08
  22. Finishing Touches - Shadowing - 02:06:12
  23. Ornamentation - 02:11:53
  24. The Final Touches - Making it Pop - 02:14:13
  25. Deepening the Reds - 02:17:24
  26. Gloss Coat - 02:20:25
  27. Super Gloss for the Eyes - 02:27:16
  28. Wrap Up - 02:29:19

 

 

 

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Steve Wang

Master artist Steve Wang creates memorable characters as a designer, effects artist and film director of creature effects-driven feature films.

Award winning special effects character creation artist and respected monster maker, Steve Wang, was born in Taiwan...

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