COURSES - AOM 104
BEGINNING PROSTHETICS – Tech Lab
Training includes: Construction of proper and realistic prosthetic appliances for facial or skin application, ventilating and punching hair techniques, bald cap construction, knowledge and running of different prosthetic appliance materials such as rubber, foam latex, polyurethane foam, gelatin and silicone, false teeth making, Life cast techniques, molding techniques and the development of characters with appliances to be used in the Film course. AOM prepares graduates to work as Artists/Technicians at special makeup effects shops for construction, elaboration and handling materials for prosthetic appliances, intended for Theater, TV or Film use.
Upon completion of this course the student will have acquired the following competencies and will be able to:
- Identify, analyze and apply different mold making techniques to create Film quality prosthetics.
- Examine and experiment with different prosthetic appliance construction materials.
- Interpret and prepare different structural face changes by different sculpting techniques.
- Collect and compare different reference material to organize conceptual designs.
- Chose and design different makeup prosthetics for specific characters.
This course is accredited and can only be taken as part of the Artistry of Makeup Program.
Pre-requisite: AOM 103 (120 Clock Hours / 4 Quarter Credit Units)