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Costume Breakdown: The Art of Destruction

  • IATSE 873 82 Carnforth Road North York, M4A 2K7 Canada (map)

This intensive 2-day intensive workshop on Costume Breakdown will cover basic breakdown techniques and natural aging, as well as more extreme forms of breakdown such as painting, blood and special effects.

The workshop will be a mixture of lecture, demonstration and hands-on learning. Participants will learn the most effective approach to achieve desired results to work in film and television.

The following topics will be explored during this workshop:

- Defining Costume Breakdown
- Health & Safety

On Set techniques vs. In Shop techniques for each subject:
- Teching, dulling, greeking
- Natural aging, sanding, washing, bagging out, grunge
- Dirt, blood, effects

Included in the workshop fee is a sample breakdown kit that each participant will receive and use throughout the workshop. At the end, participants will be able to take these kits home with them.

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Later Event: December 15
CAFTCAD Members Holiday High Tea