Special FX Creature Mask Making

Special FX Creature Mask Making

Want to make a creature that could fit into a Star Wars, Lord of the Rings or Dr Seuss movie?  This is a short introductory course for kids and teenagers interested in making creatures and characters you might find in your favourite sci fi or fantasy film. Learn about face casting with plaster of paris, mask modeling with clay, casting with paper mache and latex to create your very own character creature mask that fits your face perfectly!

Students will keep their face cast, final mask and also receive an official certification of completion at the end of the course.

Current LHAC Operations Manager Grae Burton, has worked in the Stage and Screen Industry for over 25 years.  He is a specialist Experimental and Physical Theatre Practitioner and Mask Maker/Performer, starring as Cat in the Hat in Suessical The Musical and working alongside Peter Jackson in developing the specialised Green Screen Masks used for The Frighteners.  He holds a B.P.S.A in Directing and Writing for Stage and Screen and a Dip. Perf. Arts in Experimental/Physical Theatre.  He was trained by New Zealand’s top Mask Creators and Performers Kim Merry and Donna Chapman.

$120/$110 (LH Member)


Materials supplied, additional decorative elements may be supplied by the students.  Students must be prepared to have their face cast in plaster of paris.)

GBC1: Special FX Creature Mask Making - 5 week course for 7-18yrs
Tuesday, 13 Mar 2018 - Tuesday, 10 Apr 2018
4pm - 5.30pm
Lake House Arts Centre

37 Fred Thomas Drive,
Takapuna, Auckland 0622

Phone: 09 486 4877

Email: info@lakehousearts.org.nz

Opening hours

Monday - Friday 9:30am - 3:30pm

Tuesday - Friday 9:30am - 3:30pm,
Saturday & Sunday 10am - 3pm

Tuesday - Friday Open from 8am
Saturday & Sunday Open from 8:30am



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