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FLM 122 - Mask Making and Casting 1

Credits: 3
1 Lecture Hours 4 Lab Hours

This course introduces students to practical film special effects. The students will sculpt, mold and cast a latex mask of their own design.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Identify a basic understanding of sculpture in regards to mask making and how it relates to film special effects.
  2. Examine how to sculpt a mask using water-based clay.
  3. Develop applicable techniques to mold a mask using traditional stone molding.
  4. Exercise techniques to cast a mask out of latex and prep for paint.
  5. Finish mask for use.
  6. Incorporate constructive criticism in mask making and casting.
Listed Topics
  1. Sculpting
  2. Moldmaking
  3. Casting
  4. Painting
Reference Materials
Lectures, Films, Videos, Textbooks
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 12/01/2016

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