In this wild and fun workshop, internationally known artist Philip
Hitchcock will cover the history and basics of lifecasting and demonstrate
his amazing techniques using a live model.
The artist will apply alginate, a gooey, dental impression material,
to his bare fleshed model to create a negative mold. Later the mold
is filled with gypsum, a cement like mixture, to create the positive
The public demonstration kicks off a week of classes led by Hitchcock
wherein sculpture students will learn the basics of casting from
Hitchcock was the recipient of the Broadcast Design
Award for his work on MGM/UA Television's "The Outer Limits."
The WWF (World Wrestling Federation) has retained his services to
creates bodycast sculptures of its wrestling "superstars"
the "Wrestlemania" Fan access show held at Toronto's Skydome.
FOX TV commissioned Hitchcock to create over 20 full bodysculptures
for its hit show THE SWAN. Hitchcock's work can be seen on "The
Bold & the Beautiful" (CBS), and appears in such films
as "Soap Dish," "Femme Fatale,” "Nemesis,"
and “The Big Tease.” He has been featured on Playboy
Television's Sexcetera, E! Entertainment Television, Extra!, TV
Guide Television in Canada, and Liebe Sunde on Germany's Pro Sieben