Tag: special effects

We are, DaArm!

Welcome to “DaArm!”  An exploration into what makes us react physically to the things we see. That may sound sort or philosophical, but what our team is trying to accomplish is a grotesque, horrific effect to make an audience squirm.

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Stepping Into Fear (And Our New Silicone Nightmares)

Take a moment to fall back into your childhood days where the dark shadows under your bed and in the deep corner by your closet held a sinister nightmare of malicious intent upon your sweet dreams.  Now, imagine that old

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Getting Things Started

This project originated from the thought: if we are going to have access to these facilities, to these materials and these professionals for guidance, why not go big? When I was originally formulating the pitch my thought process was to take

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Week 6 Update

We are nearly halfway through the semester! That means it’s almost time to begin the transition from prototyping to producing final products. Check out this video for a preview of this week’s raptor happenings: This week the raptor team had

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Skin: The Fabric Of Our Lives

All three partners on the skin artistry team are tailors/dressmakers by trade. So, when tasked with the assignment of putting flesh on a velociraptor, our team decided to stick to what we know and approach this project as a sort

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What can’t you use masking tape for?

Christina here and what a week! If anyone had any doubts that we could get this done, all they had to do was come see our prototypes after just one week. Let’s start with the structure team. We have a

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“It is all about telling stories” – Guest Artist Joe Rial

The Enron Raptor Class is delighted to welcome guest artist Joe Rial via Skype. When sharing the concept of this class with my colleagues at the USITT BOD meeting last August, my friend and colleague Tammy Honesty reached out and

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Guest Artist: Ron Pardini

We are pleased to announce that Ron Pardini will be joining our class Sunday October 22 through Monday, October 23. Ron is a special effects artist who has been working in the entertainment industry for 29 years. Some of Ron’s more notable accomplishments

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