Blood, gore, makeup: Exit Velocity Design will teach you how to make zombies - Technical.ly Philly

Creative

Jul. 18, 2017 12:56 pm

Blood, gore, makeup: Exit Velocity Design will teach you how to make zombies

Designer Justin Siebel and makeup artist Ashley Hudrick are teaming up to teach a series of courses on special effects makeup.

A model displays SFX bullet wounds.

(Photo by Nia Dickens)

Since we last visited him, Justin Siebel has pushed forward with his design company, Exit Velocity Design. Now he and Ashley Hudrick have started a new venture that takes a deadlier turn.

Siebel and Hudrick will set up shop in Siebel’s space in the Bok Building, the former South Philly school that’s being converted into a massive hub for artists and makers, for a series of three-day courses on different techniques in special effects (SFX) makeup.

Register ($120)

Day one focuses on demonstrations, while the remaining two days see participants paired up and testing out their newfound skills and techniques on each other. They catered to the “at-home” artist, and amateurs to professionals are all welcome.

“I don’t believe in natural talent,” Siebel confidently told Technical.ly. For Siebel, it’s crucial that artists understand exactly what they’re putting their models through to improve their form.

Ashley Hudrick creates bullet wounds on model.

Ashley Hudrick creates bullet wounds on model. (Photo by Nia Dickens)

Last Thursday, Siebel opened his studio doors for an open house and Hudrick showed off her arsenal of tools and skills in developing injury-style prosthetics.

Advertisement

As the courses continue, however, both hope to highlight more of the intersections between SFX makeup and technology, including building prosthetics with 3D-printing and laser-cutting techniques.

Plaster molds and other tools used by Hadrick. (Photo by Nia Dickens)

Plaster molds and other tools used by Hudrick. (Photo by Nia Dickens)

As Siebel sees it, the overlap in these two spaces all boils down to one thing: design.

“I love designing for stuff out of this world,” he said. “Even Friends isn’t New York City. It’s ‘Friends New York.'”

For now, Siebel and Hudrick are both focused on “inspiring education” in SFX makeup and creating a space for talented design artists to grow.

-30-
JOIN THE COMMUNITY, BECOME A MEMBER
Already a member? Sign in here

Advertisement

This Philly conference scans the horizon of what’s next in enterprise technology

Collective Strength aims to be Philly’s no-BS networking meetup for women

Design Slam 2019 sketches digital and analog solutions for Philly immigrants

SPONSORED

Philly

Why working with the University City Science Center was a game changer for 4 Philly startups

Philadelphia

Perpay

UX Designer

Apply Now
Chesterbrook, PA

Deacom

Inside Sales Representative

Apply Now
Horsham, PA

Penn Mutual

Software Engineer-Java

Apply Now

These 11 companies and leaders won 2019 PACT Enterprise Awards

The 5 stages of the data scientist

Biz growth, branding and leadership: Lessons from #Intro19

SPONSORED

Philly

Take a peek at the opportunities popping up at PromptWorks

Ambler, PA

IntegriChain

Data Engineer

Apply Now
Center City

Inspire

Product Manager – Sales Tools

Apply Now
Center City

Inspire

Member Experience Specialist

Apply Now

Sign-up for daily news updates from Technical.ly Philadelphia

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!