Youth Special FX Workshop (Ages: 12-16)

Youth Special FX Workshop (Ages: 12-16)


From cosplay to horror & gore - it’s goin’ be a blast!

In our weekend SFX workshop, youth students will dive deep into the exciting world of special effects makeup with ASoF lead SFX instructor + industry make-up artist Jennifer Cunningham. Learn valuable skills, tips, and tricks, participants have chance to flex their creative muscles hands-on and learning-while-doing in this project-based workshop.

Topics covered include:

  • wounds

  • zombie

  • body paint for illusion

  • using common grocery store items to achieve looks without compromising your budget.

BONUS: Students will partake in a portrait photoshoot to capture looks created in class and will leave with a mini makeup kit for recreation of looks for future projects.

No prior knowledge required, beginners welcome & encouraged to join us!

Ages: 12-16

Add To Cart

INSTRUCTOR: Jennifer Cunningham is an independent artist, designer, and creative conduit living and working in the Austin, TX, area. Most of her work involves either makeup, special FX, paint, jewelry, or some combination thereof. From Theatrical set painting and geeky accessories to extensive body paint and creative work specifically for film and photography. Plus lots and lots of coffee!

This course and all ASoF courses are certified with the Texas Education Agency (TEA) to provide Continue Professional Educational (CPE) credits.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Those interested in learning more about the guts & gore behind your favorite films and learning how to create beginner friendly looks. Please let us know if you have any allergies to makeup, adhesives, or latex of any kind, as these types of products are used in this class.

PRE-REQUISITES: Students must be 12-16 years old to attend. No prior experience needed. All levels welcome.

SUPPLIES: All supplies included including mini makeup kit ($50 value). This is your kit to take home to recreate looks and effects learned in class!