[Homestead] More maskmaking

tvoivozhd tvoivozd at infionline.net
Thu Feb 10 16:06:58 EST 2005

http://www.androidworld.com/prod18.htm  ( long list of

sophisticated animated designs)

http://www.monstermakers.com/  (repetition, but don't

forget their superstrong molding gel)

http://members.aol.com/c40179/index.html  (thousands of



How do you make skulls that talk, eyes that blink and

other mechanisms? This video shows you how to make

mechanical elements including jaw movements, eyebrows,

eyelids and eyeblinks. Covers basic tools and materials

and where to get them. Walks you step by step through many

devices you can make from things purchased at any hardware

store. Mr. Kalman demonstrates a talking ape head and

talking skull. This is very clever and simple animation

for make-up and puppetry. Not to be confused with

amusement park type animation. Doesn't cover mask-making

and skin attachments, which will be covered in future


CAT #: VIDEO21 $29.95

Cable Controlled Mechanical Mask
The Art of Special Make-up Effects Volume Three

   with Michael Burnett

Demonstration of the construction of a movie quality,

full-head cable controlled mask. Video covers; design,

full-head life cast, sculpture, underskull, mechanics,

cable controls, mold making, foam rubber finish work and

costuming. Third video in the Michael Burnett Series.

[JACKET PHOTO] 1989, 60 min., VHS
CAT #: VIDEO14 $29.95

(use spring return to close jaws, pull-cable to open them

--stuff here on what to use for eyes and eye sockets)

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