Learn how to mold a tire iron for use as an action prop for your next film. We will guide you through the basic methods of silicone mold making straight from the professional, special effects, workshop at Synapse FX.
In this video you'll be learning how to cast the tire iron from our first tutorial on silicone mold making. We will teach you the proper methods of using a two part plastic from "Smooth-on" Products, mold strapping to keep your mold from deforming, adding a steel rod as a core to reduce flexing and seeming the edges for a final product.
Learn the proper methods for applying fake tattoo's by Synapse FX - The Special Effects Professionals.
Learn some great methods for spraying fake blood for your next film project or special effects gag. We show you three really cool FX scenes using a water extinguisher. We've also edited a 1 minute short film using one of the methods.
In this tutorial we demonstrate how to make Blood Gel, a thick, film blood that dries to touch. Special effects artists apply Blood Gel to wounds, cuts, gashes, bloody noses, bloody ears and many more applications. Learn by the special effects professionals - Synapse FX
Learn how to make Bondo or CaboPatch for use with seaming any type of mask or creating a perfect blending edge for flexible applications. Special Effects artists around the world use bondo for many applications and has become the industry standard. Learn from Synapse FX - The Special Effects Professionals
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