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MastersFX: blending practical and digital makeup

By Randi Altman

MastersFX has long had a reputation in the industry as a place to go for practical character/creature makeup effects. Recently this 30-year-old shop opened its Digital Makeup FX division, finalizing a path the company set out on almost eight years ago.

According to founder/owner/chief monster maker Todd Masters, “While we’ve just recently announced that we’ve opened a Digital Makeup division formally, the truth is that we’ve really been going in this direction for a quite a while now. Our pursuit of making better creatures and more believable character FX has always been the plan.”

Part of that plan has been building a team and upgrading their skill set. “Even in regard to the blending of practical effects and digital work, that’s nothing new for us. It’s actually where I Continue reading