Muscle Suit Fabrication Part 3 - Attach, Skin, & Test 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 Three of his 3-Part Webcourse series, Haines flexes his FX fabrication skills one last time with professional tips on finishing a foam muscle suit, including attaching and "skinning" muscles, an overview on adding hair and fur, and finally, bringing in a suit performer for a fitting and movement test.

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 - 02:36:51


  • Foam Muscle Pattern Transfer
  • Adding/Replacing Zippers
  • Sewing Muscles to the Undersuit
  • Covering Muscles with a "Skin Suit"
  • Fur/Hair Overview
  • Performer Testing & Fitting


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