How to Paint Creatures - Sculpey Painting Techniques

Learn to paint polymer clay creatures with FX artist Casey Love (Predators, The Thing, AvP: Requiem).

Description

Join master monster maker & creature FX designer, Casey Love (PREDATORS, THE THING, AVP: REQUIEM) as he demonstrates techniques & tips for painting photo-realistic sculpey creatures and characters. In this tutorial from one of Hollywood´s finest character designers, you´ll learn the secrets to creating a totally lifelike paint job for your monster maquettes.

TUTORIAL HIGHLIGHTS

  • Creating the illusion of translucency
  • Painting patterns to create realistic skin
  • Special effects veining & mottling techniques
  • Fine detail painting & finishing touches

 

Approximate Runtime is: 01:56:03

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  1. Title & Introduction - 00:00:00
  2. Materials - 00:00:46
  3. Mixing Paints: Determining Color - 00:05:16
  4. Airbrushing the First Pattern - 00:11:21
  5. Warm Red Tones - 00:21:31
  6. Green Veining - 00:28:15
  7. Green Undertone - 00:34:15
  8. Defining the Pattern with Darker Tones - 00:37:13
  9. Mottling with Darker Red Tones - 00:49:41
  10. White Mottling - 01:00:27
  11. Yellow Toning - 01:07:53
  12. Brown Toning - 01:11:22
  13. Fine Detail Work - Bringing Character to Life - 01:13:21
  14. Freckles and Age Spots - 01:22:34
  15. Dark Blue Tones - 01:24:51
  16. Bold Patterning with Liquitex - 01:26:27
  17. Nacreous Overspray & Fine Veining - 01:42:40
  18. Finishing the Bust for Display - 01:47:24
  19. High Gloss Varnish - 01:48:45
  20. Eyes, Ears, & Mouth Final Epoxy Coat - 01:51:34
  21. Wrap Up - 01:55:05

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Casey Love

Master Monster Maker & Makeup Effects Designer

Casey Love first discovered the art of Make-up FX at age twenty four. His love for the art of mask making began in...

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