AOM 105 – BASIC PROSTHETIC CONSTRUCTIONS – TECH LAB

Training includes: Construction of proper and realistic prosthetic appliances for facial or skin application, bald cap construction, knowledge and running of different prosthetic appliance materials such as rubber, foam latex, gelatin and silicone, 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 Theatre, TV or Film use.

AOM 105 – BASIC PROSTHETIC CONSTRUCTIONS – TECH LAB

Training includes: Construction of proper and realistic prosthetic appliances for facial or skin application, bald cap construction, knowledge and running of different prosthetic appliance materials such as rubber, foam latex, gelatin and silicone, 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 Theatre, TV or Film use.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Upon completion of this course the student will have acquired the following competencies:

  • 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.

COURSE CURRICULUM

  • Introduction to Prosthetics Construction.
  • Bald Cap Construction: Rubber and Vinyl.
  • Life Casting Techniques.
  • Framing Correcting Positives.
  • Snap Molds.
  • Sculpture Procedures.
  • Ventilating Punching Hair Techniques.
  • Mold Making.
  • Prosthetic Appliances/ Slip Latex Appliances.
  • Polyurethane Foam Appliances.
  • Gelatin Appliances.
  • Silicone Appliances.
  • Foam Latex Appliances.
  • Dental Appliances.

This course is accredited and can only be taken as part of the Artistry of Makeup Program.

Pre-requisite: AOM 104 (120 Clock Hours / 4 Quarter Credit Units)

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