A new Full Service Makeup FX studio has opened in Georgia and will provide extensive training and classes to students just beginning to explore the worlds of Makeup FX and also to pros looking to refine their existing skills. FXetc is owned and operated by Greg and Sandra Solomon. Greg has decades of experience working on major studio productions with credits that include Avengers: Infinity War, Zombieland 2, Grimm TV series, Gremlins 2, Fight Club, Sleep Hollow, American Horror Story and others.
He began his career in 1987 when he was hired by Stan Winston Studios to work on the film “Alien Nation”. Since that time, Greg has worked on hundreds of productions at various levels and positions at many different FX shops and shows. He has worked with some of the top artists in the business including Rick Baker, Rob Bottin, Tony Gardner, Barney Burman and dozens of others. Sandra works alongside Greg with her own set of expertise and impressive credits.
FXetc offers both one-on-one training and group classes in all stages of Makeup Effects and Prosthetics covering the entire process, from Lifecasting to On-Set Application.
They offer a large selection of classes and courses beginning with Basic Makeup Skills Series that includes Wounds & Injuries, Old Age Out-Of-The Kit, Bald Caps, Facial Hair, Natural Makeup, Beauty Makeup and Period Makeup.
The Professional makeup skills series offers Alginate Lifecasting, Tattoos, Prosthetic Application, Airbrushing and more.
The Basic Lab Skills Series offers Silicone Lifecasting, Basic Sculpting, Small Prosthetic Production, Introduction to Mold Making and more.
The Professional Lab Skills Series offers Advanced Sculpting, Advanced Mold Making, Teeth, Creatures, Casting Pieces & Parts, Blood FX, Body Parts and more.