BITES AND BRUISES – A HALLOWEEN SPECIAL
When: Sun. Oct. 23, 2016, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
About the class: Come learn essential skills to create your own special effects makeup! In the spirit of Halloween, we will be creating a zombie look involving bruises, scars, and rotting skin effects that can be used in many different Halloween looks.
- Bite/ face cut: We will construct a bite on arm or neck from scar wax. You will learn how to apply wax to skin, molding it into the desired shape and tooth indents, and painting and adding blood. A cut or scratch may be added to the face.
- Veins and decay: We will paint on top of the elements we added with wax. We will contour to create deep shadows under the eyes, emaciated cheeks and tendons to the neck, and will discolor the face with veins and the look of decaying skin.
In the last portion of the class, depending on how much time remains, you can continue to work with and explore the materials and skills we learned. You are encouraged to bring ideas of Halloween makeup you’d like to do and the instructor can demo or talk through how to go about bringing those ideas to life.
About the instructor: Sylvia Sword studies Theater at the University of Vermont where she started her journey into the world of theatrical makeup. She is an actor, teacher, and clown in the Boston area and she pursues makeup as an independent artist.
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Come check out William Wolf’s art in the Armory cafe in the Month of September.
In his most recent body of work, William Wolf is inspired by childhood narratives that have impacted him throughout his life. Wolf explores forbidden spaces and faces phobias of spaces and the threat of parental authority. He does so through abstraction, process, color and the language of non two-dimensional painting.
About the Artist: William received his BFA painting from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. He received his MFA from the University of Massachusetts Darmouth.
There will be an artist reception in the cafe from 6pm-9pm on Friday, September 2nd. It’s free and open to the public — join us!