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Making and Applying Prosthetics – The Essentials 5 September @ 10:00 am – 9 September @ 5:00 pm | Prosthetics can be an involved process, and be used to create complex character make-ups and effects gore effects from slit throats to disease. We’ll look at the anatomy of good moulds and how they work and how to use them.  This includes how to apply release, cap […]

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Prop Making

Probably one of the busiest people in the industry at the moment is Supervising Prop Maker Craig Narramore. PS composites has been supplying Craig for many years on a whole range of projects both here in the UK & abroad. We can hardly keep up with the amount of films Craig gets involved in.

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Hercules 2014

Heading the Prop making department on “HERCULES” which starred Dwayne Johnson was Craig Narramore. The film was made in Hungary on location, during the course of filming PS Composites was in the fortunate position of supplying a large number of different materials to help create the weapons/chariots/sets on this production.

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Painting silicone

You may be trying to paint on silicone prosthetics, props, or you may just want to figure out a way to get paint to adhere to the silicone caulk that is sealing the edges of your exterior windows. Either way, the process is pretty much the same. Because paint doesn’t stick very well to silicone, […]

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How to make prosthetics

The process of creating a prosthetic appliance often begins with lifecasting. This is the procedure of taking the mould of a body part (often the face) to use as a base for sculpting the prosthetic onto. Lifecast moulds are made from prosthetic alginate, or skin-safe silicone rubber. At PS Composites, we stock everything you need […]

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