Author Archives: Stuart Bray

Munich!

I had the great privilege to be asked to teach some masters degree students at┬áTheaterakademie August Everding in Munich, Germany recently. I had a splendid time! The three students I worked with all had ambitious, figurative projects which they had … Continue reading

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Podcast Episode: #27 – Stu Musings

Seven hours is a big time difference to deal with when trying to synchronise a podcast with two people. To help with that, Todd and I figured we’d add some extra single features to help keep the show moving.   … Continue reading

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Chris Dombos & 3D Printing

3D printing is having an effect on the way things are made. This episode talks about what those things are, how it benefits us all and how you can get involved. Chris Dombos knows a thing or two about 3D … Continue reading

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Eryn Krueger Mekash

This podcast was a lot of fun to do. I met up with the Mekashes (Eryn and Mike) at their hotel as they were over for The Prosthetics Event here in the UK. I was lucky enough to squeeze in … Continue reading

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Podcast #14 – Scanners & Schoonraads

This podcast takes a little look at the influence of digital technology on the practical effects workflow. Download it from Soundcloud, iTunes or play right here: Bear in mind the problems we try to overcome – namely to create an … Continue reading

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Undercuts

One of the biggest tales among mould making folklore is the curse of undercuts visited upon unfortunate souls who failed to spot them. I figured it would be a worthy subject to throw some spotlight on and look at what … Continue reading

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Colour Theory In Practice

Colour theory is a crucial part of makeup, especially if you are in the business of trying make a portion of the face out of rubber and make it look like it belongs there and is the same as the … Continue reading

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Loop Tool Repair

Loop tools are a delight to make and use, and some of the daintier ones are cared for like beloved pets. Sometimes though, either through careless stowing or lending to a clumsy colleague we end up with a broken loop … Continue reading

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7 Tips For Painting Skin Tones

7 TIPS FOR PAINTING SKIN TONES What does the targeting system of an acoustic torpedo have to with painting skin tones? Quite a lot actually, and it’s rather straightforward when you see how. Each time you stick some rubber onto … Continue reading

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UMAE 2015 makeup demo – Update #3

This last update on the UMAE makeup will take you through the casting of silicone appliances, and how the ear moulds were made. Thanks to Julie-Ann Ryan for the application and hair skills and to Chris Lyons of Fangs FX … Continue reading

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