Muscle Suit Fabrication Part 2 - Cover, Sew & Hang 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 Two of his 3-Part Webcourse series, Haines teaches you how to build up your muscle suit with both firm and soft materials, including creating a rigid foam ribcage and realistic belly fat. From there he demonstrates his time-tested techniques for covering muscles with spandex and hanging them on a body form.

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 - 03:38:19


  • Carving a foam rib cage
  • Covering muscles with spandex
  • Sewing with an Overlock machine
  • Hanging muscles on a body form
  • Making & filling a belly bag
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Ted Haines