Muscle Suit Fabrication Part 1 - Design, Pattern & Fabricate Muscles


Learn how to fabricate a muscle suit with master creature effects fabricator, Ted Haines (From Dusk Till Dawn, The Muppets, The Bourne Legacy). 

In Part One of his 3-Part Webcourse series, Haines starts strong with professional tips on everything from muscle suit applications and researching anatomy, all the way to making patterns, using a mannequin, and how to fabricate muscles out of various types of foam.

Whether you need to bulk up an actor to fill out a muscular superhero costume or add realistic "under the skin" muscle movement to your animal, monster or creature characters, this webcourse series with one of Hollywood's fabrication experts will show you how to do it right.

Approximate Runtime - 03:06:57


  • Applications for Muscle Suits
  • Researching Muscles & Breaking Down Anatomy
  • Muscle Suit Design: Grouping Muscles
  • Types and Densities of Foam
  • Using a Mannequin
  • Patterning and Sculpting Foam Muscles
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