How To Make A Fat Suit


Everything is usually about quick weight loss, but what about when you require quick weight gain?  This is when The Art of the Fat Suit is required viewing. In this video you’ll learn how to create the mirage of additional pounds whenever your production requires it.

Watch as Dawn Dininger, key artist for Stan Winston Studio and Legacy Effects, provides a thorough tutorial on creating a fat suit, piece-by-piece, layer-by-layer, with detailed descriptions for every step of the process.

Approximate Runtime - 01:39:13


  • Measuring and cutting out the materials
  • Different machine sewing and hand stitching techniques
  • Using various types of filling materials
  • Applying and layering the muscles
  • Draping techniques and attaching the outer body
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Dawn Dininger