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Decimated Designs

New Britain, CT, United States

About Decimated Designs

EDUCATION
Alex Hansen foam creation and headdress training, April 2013
Temptu Pro Airbrush Training and Certification, April 2012
Wolfe Brothers (Evil Twin FX) Makeup FX Training 2009 & Mask Training 2010
B.A. Degree in Theater Design & Tech, The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, May 2008

AWARDS & MEMBERSHIPS
Makeup Artist Magazine Gold Pro Card Holder
Attendee IMATS NYC (International Makeup Artist Trade Show), 2011-2014
Winner Makeup Wars Professional Haunt Category, National Haunters Convention, May 2012
Pro Member, Bdellium Tools & Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics

MAKEUP FX:
Head Makeup Artist for Zombie Charge nationally touring charitable 5K obstacle run focusing on prosthetic “photo-op” zombies while training and managing assembly line artists, 2013-Present
Airbrush & Makeup FX Artist for The Walking Dead Escape Hartford 2014 working closely with KNB
Zombie & Cosplay Convention Makeup 2014: Hartford Comic Con, Wizard World Philly, Brass City Comic Con, Boston Comic Con, Connecticut Comic Conn, CT Horror Fest
Iwata Airbrush representative, providing education and resources, matching tools to artists, 2013-Present
Design and application of “Wolf Man” look for groom of Halloween themed wedding, Oct. 2013
Published, The 10 Most Surprising Food Facts by Rubicon Publishing and Scholastic, gelatin use in FX, 2012

FILM:
Dynamite: A Cautionary Tale, feature, post-production, director Tate Steinsiek, makeup fx
Inter Silent, short, post-production, director Mike Leclaire, makeup and special fx
Bring Us Your Dead, web series, post-production, director Ryan Zanoni, makeup and special fx
Exit by Zak G, music video, 2013, director Mike Levine, makeup fx
Leave Day, short, 2010, director Sean Nalaboff, special fx

HAUNT:
Terror Trails overnight campout haunt, 2014, lead makeup fx artist, actor
The Only Scream in Town charity haunt, 2012-2014, lead makeup fx artist, scenic design, manager
Fright Fest at Six Flags New England, 2012, airbrush and makeup fx artist
Other Assorted Charity Haunts, 2009-2012, makeup artist, lead makeup fx artist, scenic design

OTHER DESIGN:
Owner, Decimated Designs, specializing in the creation of custom costumes, props, masks, puppets, prosthetics, and scenic elements for the film, theater, and haunt industries, 2013-Present
Co-designed and constructed "emergency twelve hour turnaround" pop-out cake for Stacy London, the host of What Not To Wear to jump out of in the 2011 episode: "In Knead of Style"

PROFICIENCIES & MATERIALS (not a complete list):
Basic Makeups, Alcohol Activated Makeups, Airbrush, Pax, Pros-Aide, Bondo, various Fake Blood Formulas, Alginate Lifecasting, Bald Cap Application, FX Contacts, Dental Appliances, Crepe Hair Laying, Clay Modeling (WED & Oil-Based), Ultracal 30 Casting, Latex (slush & foam), various Silicones, Transfers, Gelatin, basic Carpentry, basic Tooling/Machining, basic Wiring & Electronics, basic Hand & Machine Sewing, basic Scenic Painting, L200 Foam, Upholstery Foam (Polyurethane), Pink Foam (Extruded Polystyrene), various Expanding Foams, Barge Rubber Cement, Truck Driving (up to 24')

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