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Don’t miss United Makeup Artist Expo 2016

Don’t miss United Makeup Artist Expo 2016

If you want to learn the secrets of some of the best Makeup Artists in the world then you need to go to UMA Expo in London on May 7 and May 8 2016. You will hear from Victoria Down, the Head of the Makeup Department on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Key Prosthetics Makeup Artist Richard Redlefsen….

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What’s lurking in your makeup brushes?!

What’s lurking in your makeup brushes?!

Be honest, did you grab a makeup brush this morning that you haven’t cleaned in days? It’s a makeup sin many are guilty of. According to a recent survey 44% of you NEVER clean your makeup brushes! Yet it’s impossible to get a flawless finish to your makeup when your brushes are clogged with stale product residue. Worse still they…

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Oscar Buzz – Interview with Cate Blanchett’s Makeup Artist for Carol

Oscar Buzz – Interview with Cate Blanchett’s Makeup Artist for Carol

Cate Blanchett, arguably one of our greatest actors, will discover if she has won the Best Actress award for a seventh time, for her performance in Carol, at the Oscars on Sunday. Adapted from Patricia Highsmith’s novel of lesbian love in repressed Fifties New York, Carol is an exceptionally beautiful film and Cate Blanchett has never looked more exquisite. Halfway…

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Creaturegeddon 2015 with Oscar winning designer Mark Coulier

Creaturegeddon 2015 with Oscar winning designer Mark Coulier

Oscar winning makeup artist Mark Coulier gave his first live character makeup demonstration in London, at the launch of the brand new special effects conference – Creaturegeddon. Inspired by the legendary ‘Monstapalooza’ in the USA,  Creaturegeddon was a hotbed of the best sculptors, creature designers and monster makers, with product launches, demos and workshops from the elite in the world…

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The Prosthetics Event 2014

The Prosthetics Event 2014

Dr Who prosthetics guru Neill Gorton launched The Prosthetics Event, the first dedicated SFX event in the UK, on November 16. The best of the British film and television industry, designers, artists, materials suppliers and nearly a thousand attendees gathered at the Aston Conference Centre in Birmingham, to celebrate the outstanding success of the UK SFX industry. There were demonstrations…

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Create ‘Bloody Marvellous’ Effects

Create ‘Bloody Marvellous’ Effects

If you want to create horrifying blood and wound effects then you need Bloody Marvellous blood. You can be the first to take advantage of the brand new Bloody Marvellous membership scheme and their exclusive 20% discount at The Prosthetics Event  on November 16. Utterly realistic and totally convincing, even under the scrutiny of HD cameras, Bloody Marvellous blood is…

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‘Fangtastic’ character teeth at Prosthetics Event

‘Fangtastic’ character teeth at Prosthetics Event

Fangs FX are launching a fabulous range of affordable character teeth at The Prosthetics Event on November 16. Fangs FX  have created special effects teeth on more than 365 films. These include Star Wars, the Harry Potter films, Captain America,X Men, Batman Begins, Hellboy II, Frankenstein, Alien 3, Shaun of the Dead – the list goes on and is truly…

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Win career advice with FX Stars

Win career advice with FX Stars

This Could Change Your Life. If YOU love special effects makeup and you’re a student this is just for you. YOU could win an exclusive career building session with one of the biggest names in the special effects industry at The Prosthetics Event next month. This is your opportunity to win a personal workshop with one of 5 top  film…

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Cosplay Superstar Tabitha Lyons at The Prosthetics Event

Cosplay Superstar Tabitha Lyons at The Prosthetics Event

Cosplay superstar Tabitha Lyons will be making a guest appearance with Dr Who FX supremo Neill Gorton, at The Prosthetics Event next month. You’ll be able to watch the master firsthand as Neill transforms Tabitha on stage into a Mad Max:Fury Road inspired character, during a live  workshop. ‘Geek Pride’ favourite Tabitha Lyons is a Cosplay and LARP superstar who…

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Hollywood’s Stan Winston School at The Prosthetics Event

Hollywood’s Stan Winston School at The Prosthetics Event

I almost fell over when I was told that the Los Angeles masters of FX, Stan Winston School of Character Arts, will be at The Prosthetics Event in the UK next month. The world renowned four time Oscar winner Stan Winston was the creative FX genius that worked on The Terminator, Predator and Jurassic Park, to name just a few….

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