The Theatre Arts students from the Subsidiary Diploma Course attended a three-day masterclass at the Repertory Theatre in Birmingham.
Kayleigh is learning how to create a prosthetic wound using illustrator paints. The Head of Wigs and make-up, Andy Whiteoak, demonstrated the technique and gave valuable advice.
The end result, including fake blood.
Andy demonstrates adding a single human hair to a wig block.(looks a lot easier than it is!!)
A wig made for a production where the character is hit with a hammer and her brain is exposed. An example of Andy's work.
Ageing effect using a paint-on paste.(Difficult to remove!)
Visiting speaker Darren Nevin, an artist based in Birmingham, showed examples of his previous work, including Doctor Who and the new Star Wars movie.