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Prop Making II




Explore the creative process of prop building during this intensive, one-week course. Discover how to start from a drawing or image and progress to a completed object using different materials, techniques and methodology.


Practice and expand on the following behind-the-scenes skills:

·    Create an effective and useful properties breakdown sheet;

·    Discuss how to build a prop suited to the needs of a production;

·    Learn from daily demonstrations using different materials and                            techniques;

·    Create a small-scale sculpture with Plasticine;

·    Explore several methods of mold making;

·    Build a prop weapon using a variety of materials and techniques;

·    Utilize our vacuum form machine;

·    Train in the safe and effective use of power tools and equipment;

·    Learn to create props in an efficient and cost-effective manner; and 

·    Create a number of props that are yours to keep at the end of the                      course.


The low student-to-teacher ratio in each course ensures instruction is geared to the participant's skill level and experience. Please indicate your related experience when you register.

August 21 - 25
New Course added
Registration Information
Cost: $595 (materials supplied)

Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location: Desmond Heeley Studio,

              Factory163, 163 King Street,

              Stratford N5A 4S2

Target enrolment: 10 students

For more information, contact:
Susan Starkweather, Program Advisor

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