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How to Fabricate a Monster Suit with Bill Bryan and Ted Haines


Overview

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How to Fabricate a Monster Suit - Part 1

How to Fabricate a Monster Suit - Part 2

How to Fabricate a Monster Suit - Part 3

How to Fabricate a Monster Suit - Part 4

How to Fabricate a Monster Suit - Part 5

 

Are you ready for 40+ Hours of Foam Fabrication and Creature Suit Construction? This is IT.

WATCH NOW! This is Recorded Rebroadcast of this once-in-a-lifetime monster making webcourse with two of Hollywood's finest Creature FX fabricators, Ted Haines (COWBOYS & ALIENS, BLADE 2, THE MUPPETS) & Bill Bryan (GHOSTBUSTERS, ARMY OF DARKNESS, MEN IN BLACK).

Bill and Ted teach you and many apprentice students how to fabricate two full-size monster suits, which then battle it out in the world's 1st Virtual Reality Monster Movie - KAIJU FURY! 

 

Course Curriculum

Day 1 - Assessing the build requirements of each design.

  • Understanding the mechanics of the design

 

Days 2 & 3 - Building the understructure

  • Designing a backpack frame.
     
  • Building the frame and support structure for the Kaiju
     
  • Q&A

 

Days 4 & 5 - Building the mechanisms

  • Designing and building the jaw mechanisms
     
  • Designing and building the eye mechanisms
     
  • Q&A

 

Days 6,7 & 8 - Constructing the suits

  • Making a pattern

  • Enlarging patterns

  • Cutting foam and assembly

  • Foam sculpting... Head, hands, feet, horns

  • Fabrics and costume creation

  • Finish Creature fabrication details...Horns, skin, feet, hands, scales

  • Q&A

Days 9 &10 - Finishing Touches and Details

 

  • Finish costume details, Aging and weathering

  • Painting features

  • Applying hair (if needed)

  • Final assembly of the creature

  • Creature suit fitting

  • Q&A

Materials

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