Using prosthetic appliances for characters may be intimidating…But, with a little knowledge and practice, appliances can help create fantastical characters to visually enhance your haunt, or your “Horror Persona.”! This informative, live demo will cover the basic use of prosthetic appliances for 3D character creation, how to economically use them in your haunt production, and more! Topics covered will be the different types of appliances, latex/wax/foam latex/gelatin/silicone/etc., and which is best for what type of application. Then it is on to applying them; what types of adhesives to use, and how to color and apply the correct makeup products to achieve the best look.
Alan Ostrander has been a professional theatrical artist since 1988, working on stage/film/live productions around the world, with the focus of his work in the horror genre. A 30-year theatrical veteran and known as “Hong Kong’s Father of Halloween”, and is the owner of AEO Studios, a makeup/fx production facility based out of Orlando. He is well known as an expert guest lecturer/teacher in the Theatrical and Haunted Attraction Industries. Past clients include Walt Disney World, Universal Studios Orlando, Terror on Church Street, Ocean Park-Hong Kong, Toshimaen Park-Tokyo, Six Flags Amusement, and more.