DEMO CLASSES & SEMINARS

 

We are thrilled to present this opportunity to learn from the pros! This is your chance to sit in on a variety of fascinating demonstrations and seminars focused on Special FX make up, costuming and prop design. More than 25 artists will bring you three days of demos, panels and hands-on classes on everything from makeup to monsters!

**Please note that some of these demo classes have a class fee attached! These classes have a limited number of space, so please be sure to sign up in advance via the links below highlighted in green!

 

ROOM W331-B

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7

6:15pm - 7:30pm
SPEEDY SUGAR SKULLS with SHANNON HOLT
Learn how to paint your own Sugar Skull! (Dia de los Muertos/ Day of the Dead):
Discover in this class how to quickly paint your own face, or someone else’s! Makeup and mirrors will be provided for the class, with the option to purchase. Learn the history behind this beautiful and honored face which has evolved from tradition, into American Pop Culture! Impress yourself with a new ability to create one of the fanciest face paints by far. Learn professional short cuts, and easily have the skeleton keys to bring out your inner skull! Take home worksheets will be provided so you can do it on Halloween!
$25 per person - 20 spaces available

9pm - 11pm
DRAWING WITH THE AIRBRUSH with DAMIAN CABAL
This class will cover hyper realistic airbrush techniques applied to traditional 2d painting and prop painting. The emphasis will be on the airbrush techniques developed by H.R. Giger and Dru Blair, as well as the chromatic crosshatching technique developed by Damian Cabal
$25 per person - 12 spaces available


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8

12pm - 1pm
BASIC ZOMBIE FACEPAINTING with MANDI SCHIFF
Learn the basics of zombie face painting for costuming or Halloween. Mandi Ilene will cover a few simple designs while the class follows along in this hands on workshop. Face paint samples included
$20 per person - 20 spaces available

2pm - 3pm
MAKING BLOOD with J.D. ELLLIS
Do you like blood? Do you want to know how to make it? Join JD for an hour of the red stuff during his hands on make and take blood class as he teaches you his secret recipes. Everyone needs blood in October, right?
$15 per person - 15 spaces available

4pm - 5pm
MAKING SKULLS with DR. SkuLL
Join Dr.SkuLL in his laboratory of horrors for a chance to learn the basics of painting skulls from the man himself. This hands-on class provides each student the chance to paint their own skull...just don't leave your hands behind.
$15 per person - 20 spaces available

6pm - 7pm
CREATING 3D SPIDERS ON FLESH with TORI MICHELLE
Join makeup artist/body painter Tori Michelle in her beginners class on how to create 3D spiders! This class is a fun, hands on experience that'll leave you with a better understanding for painting photo realism. You will learn techniques in shading, highlighting and creating depth with water based body paints. Sign up and learn how to create painted 3D spiders to give your Halloween costume a little extra something this year.
$15 per person - 20 spaces available


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9

12pm - 1pm
MOVIE MAKEUP FOR KIDS with TIFINIE BOUTOT
Learn spooky movie make up for kids in this one hour class. I will be showing kids how to cut claw and burn their way into the spooky world of horror makeup by using items they can find around the home.  Kids will apply makeup to themselves or to a parent if they arewilling to be the victim
$15 per person - Ages 7 and up
20 spaces available

2pm - 3:45pm
GOTHIC CANDLEMAKING with ALAN OSTRANDER
This fun, hands-on workshop will show you simple ways to turn battery/electric operated candles into Realistic, functioning props that look beautiful!  No more “cheesy-looking plastic candles” that detract from your awesome costume or set.  Everyone will get to play and make their own creations.  All supplies provided, and you will leave with your own working candles
$20 per person - 20 spaces available

4pm - 5pm
ZOMBIE MAKEUP TECHNIQUES with JUSTIN DAVIS
Zombies Demo! In this demo I'll be showing some of the basic painting techniques involved with making a good zombie. Whether it be the living dead, the undead or just plain infected and flesh eating, this will show how some of the key elements can be done with a few simple steps. We'll touch on a few key points like facial structure, shading, open wounds, teeth, gore and more! Come by and check it out to get a jump on your next zombie make up!

 

 

ROOM W331-C

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7

6:15pm - 7:30pm
LON CHANEY'S LONDON AFTER MIDNIGHT SILICONE CAMPIRE with MARK ANGENOLA
Silicone gel filled appliances (GFA's) with a reimagined character of Lon Chaney's London After Midnight vampire.

8:15pm - 9:15pm
MAKING HOMEMADE PROPS with ROBBY GIBSON & BORIS MZHEN
Props! An essential part of a successful and complete costume. Come join us for an open discussion about prop building, materials and techniques

9:30pm - 10:30pm
CREATING INFECTED OLD AGE MAKEUP with JOHNNY BRADJIC
My demo will be old age stipple with a little infected ;) INFECTING THE OLD.  Will be showing multiple techniques via rubbers. Waxes. and body fluids.


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8

12pm - 1pm
HELLRAISER MAKEUP DEMO with TONY MANDILE
20 year makeup effects artist, Tony Mandile- owner of Anatomy FX and makeup department head for Six Flags Great Adventure's Fright Fest demonstrates an original Hellraiser inspired character utilizing foam latex prosthetic appliances as well as a partial foam latex body suit. Tony will talk about the creation of the character from sculpture to molds to final foam latex pieces while applying the makeup. Molds will be on hand for attendees to examine and Tony welcomes all questions while he works.

2pm - 3:30pm
AIRBRUSH BODY PAINT with ORLANDO PAGAN
Come watch Orlando Pagan, the body paint and concept artst behind Finn Balor talk about wrestling, bodypaint, and airbrushing. He will be doingan amazingdemostration on one of his guest, with a Q and A open to all ages.

4pm - 5pm
COSTUMING - DRESSED TO KILL : Tips & Tricks of Horror Costuming
Join our panel of long-time GORE-geous horror costuming veterans as they show you just how to SLAY. They give up their best secrets & teach you how to be a MONSTER of a horror cosplayer!
CHRISTINE SILVER, MEG BARKER, DEMENTIA VON GRIMM, and JOSH BARKER

6pm - 8pm
Spooky Pre Party make up with MARK ANGENOLA, MANDI SCHIFF, MICK VELASQUEZ & SHANNON HOLT
*Open to all paying attendees, prices will vary per artist


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9

12pm - 1pm
RICK GONZALES, ALAN OSTRANDER & BARRY ANDERSON
Men behind the monsters panel

1:30pm - 2:30pm
MAKING PROPS FOR PROFIT with MIKE DRAKON & STEFAN PRICE

3pm - 4:30pm
CREATING EASY TO APPLY PROSTHETICS with SCOTT FENSTER
You will learn how to create simple, but effective appliances and, more importantly, how to APPLY AND COLOR them! Learn from makeup effects artist and Face Off Season 9 contestant, Scott Fensterer as he walks you through the process! Limited hands-on seats available, so reserve your seat today!
They will walk away with a self-applied and painted wound cast out of Watermelon. They will also know the process and have a handout with the process outlined on it.
$20 per person - 12 spaces available

 
 

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