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Son of Goo-Con
Dec 1, 2018

  • A FULL DAY OF PANELS!
  • Moldmaking and Casting
  • Hair and Makeup
  • Plaster and Concrete
  • Props and Costuming
  • Special Effects

The Story

About Us

We're the folks from The Engineer Guy. It's been our pleasure to serve the art and industry community for over sixteen years now. Our products are all over the map - literally everything from plaster to lipstick, adhesives to thermoformable plastic, plastics to rubber.  And, it's all under one roof and available to you, with a knowledgeable staff to help you, SEVEN DAYS A WEEK.

Event History

Goo-Con started off as a little table-top thing in our shop about 8 years ago, then moved to Clayton State University and became GOO-CON about 5 years ago. We moved it to our own space for Number 3 and 4, missed 5 because of plumbing problems we had no good solutions for, and decided over the summer that this simply would not do. We had to have a Goo-Con in 2018!

Event Highlights

We're bringing in a bunch of folks  from the film, television, and industry as well as factory representatives who are happy to share their experiences to help you get better at your craft. 


The best part, though, is the interaction you'll have with others just like you, who attend to learn and to share what they've learned. That's what Goo-Con is about.

Makeup Panels

Bruises, Blood & Scars

Kimberly.  Professional makeup artist, Kimberly Jones will be sharing how to accomplish a realistic wound for HD. Gain insight on the importance of continuity when making seamless scars for film.
10:00am -11:15am

Beauty and Bridal

Scoobie.  Get the 411 on how to apply makeup for bridal and beauty like a professional by a professional. Scoobie West will illustrate the importance of simplicity by using only the products necessary without all of the bells and whistles.   11:30am-12:45pm

Perfecting Skin Tones

Bridgit.  A simple application can be a challenge if you have little or no experience working with talent of darker skin tones.  Learn how to choose the correct shades for your talent and properly apply camera friendly makeup with industry expert Bridgit Crider.  1:00pm - 2:15pm

Proaiir: Pro Body/FX Makeup

Meet Donna, the passion behind the airbrush makeup brand Proaiir.  Watch a seasoned pro artist demonstrate how her products work and learn why Proaiir holds up so well under extreme conditions.  2:30pm - 3:45pm

A Conversation with Experts

Join the conversation with experts in the industry:  Makeup Artist and Body Painter, Stephanie Anderson,  TV and Film Union Makeup Artist, Aida Scuffle Licensed Master Esthetician, Wanda Ashford, and owner of Atlanta Makeup Academy, Candace Collier. 4:00pm- 5:15pm.

Sculpting, Molding, & Casting Panels

Makeup on the Fly.

Shane.   Successful SFX artist, founder of “Silver Screams FX lab”, Legendary horror host, Rock Star and teacher.  In all these pursuits, the one tag that fits them all is “dedicated MAKER”.   The visual creative force on Cartoon Networks.   What's in your Makeup Kit!
10:00am -11:15am

Mixing Media

Roy.  Get the insider on FX fabrication with Netherworld’s lead makeup artist, Roy Wooley.  He’s sharing his tips and techniques on how to create custom designed characters and creatures using L200 foam, foam latex applications, silicone applications, and pros-aide transfers.  11:30am-12:45pm

 

Industry Pro Panel

Laura and Conor.   

Get the 411 on sculpting and creating creatures from experts who are serving in industry including Film and Television. Makeup experts, Laura Dandridge and Conor McCullagh will be demonstrating how to create a 3D design from idea to completion.  1:00pm - 2:15pm

Automata: Kinetic Art

Tom Haney is a creator of figurative kinetic artwork called automata. His art has been seen on display, featured in magazines and books, and on television all over the world.  


His artistic process is incredibly involved, yet his clarity in providing details will attract, inspire, and entertain. 
His creations are sure to amaze.  Tom will take us thru his creative process, how he incorporates hand sculpted art pieces with found object and gives them movement.  2:30pm - 3:45pm


Z Brush Mania

Thomas.  One of the most revolutionary sculpting tools in our lifetime gets a guided tour with sculptor Thomas Satcher!  Thomas is a traditional classically trained sculptor who has utilized Zbrush to help facilitate commercial projects for companies like Mellow Mushroom and The G.I. Joe collectors club.  Now he opens the mystery up for the GOOCON MASSES!  4:00pm- 5:15pm.



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The Engineer Guy

1000 Tradeport Blvd, Suite 1011, Atlanta, GA 30354, US

(404) 685-8804

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