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 […]
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.
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.
You may think that creating unbelievably scary, realistic and gory prosthetic wounds is the reserve of special effects makeup experts and geniuses but that needn’t be the case. With high quality products (such as our own), some practice and a bit of know how you can create the perfect finishing touch to your Halloween outfit […]
PS Composites are amongst a select few expert polyurethane foam suppliers in the UK to the TV, film and creative industries. However, our supply of PU foam is not just limited to the TV and film arena. We also provide PU foam to many other markets – from large construction firms to small building businesses, […]
As stockists of Scott Bader resins and gelcoats we cannot attest to their quality too highly. The resins and gelcoats we stock have innumerable uses and, as specialist suppliers to the film and TV industry, we know just how versatile their production applications are. However, their uses are not just limited to the film and […]
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, […]
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 […]
PS Composites own clear casting resin is the PF700L, available in tubs of 20KG, 5KG and 1KG. It is a low exotherm casting resin used for casting clear solid sections, imbedding and for various other uses. PF700L is perfect for pigmentation, and cures with a tack free finish. When adding pigment to a casting resin, […]