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Chester Dextar
School of Hard Knocks

Chester “Grubby” Dextar, a veteran of such productions as Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, The X-Files, Millenium,The Outer Limits, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation, Jack Brown Genius, Back of the Y and The Devil Dared Me To.

Chester is able to work with the following materials and disciplines: Sculpting with clay, plaster, Plastiline, Sculpey and margarine. Carving in wood, stone, plaster, metal, polystyrene. Mould-making in plaster, rubber, fiberglass, silicone, alginate and more. Casting in latex rubber, resin, foam latex, Skinflex/urethane, plaster, gelatine and more.

He is also able to teach Fur laying/hair punching, vacuum forming, life casting, latex appliance design, construction & application, blood tubing & compressed air FX, miniatures, airbrushing & paint FX, plaster texturing, gelatin appliances, sewn costumes, replica weapons & firearms sugar glass & gag props, puppets & animatronics, cable controls & pneumatics.

I can build that!