Over on Kotaku, Talented artist Varia shares her process of making amazing prosthetics. Wow, so talented! It looks like an awfully complicated process, but Varia does a great job breaking things down to some basic steps. If you’re interested in learning more about prosthetic masks and makeup, head on over to Kotaku for the full article!
I start by sketching my concept out in 2D before beginning my 3D sculpt to help me visualise the forms I want to create when the piece is photographed, and knock out where any flat areas might be once it’s in that medium. It’s worth doing a lot of sketches of different ideas and from different angles to discover new things and see what does or doesn’t work.