Young Creatives: Intro to Special Effects Makeup Workshop

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Enjoy a hands-on introduction to special effects makeup, combined with a guided tour of movie magic!

From $89
5 hours
12 to 16 years
Not included

Learn tips from our crew as your craft your own special effects in Wellington, with an introduction to the processes, craftsmanship, and history behind movie makeup effects.

No experience or tools necessary. Just bring yourself and your enthusiasm!


Create your own movie magic with our new Young Creatives hands-on workshops; made for ages 12-16.

Mix your own fake movie blood and create convincing wounds with special effects makeup.

What To Expect

Weta Workshop Experience Tour (special): learn about props, prosthetics, special effects and creatures created for your favourite films, at our special tour space on Park Road, Miramar.

Whip up a batch of movie blood: See how we make the consistency of blood oh-so-oozy for film and TV.

Break time: Don’t forget to bring lunch!

Gain hands-on tips and techniques from our crew: Learn how to create convincing wounds with silicon gels and special-effects make-up.

Where To Go

Check-in at 9am at our Group Tours Space, 129 Park Road, Miramar.
Please allow enough time to find a carpark, as spaces are limited.
Note: This option does not include transport.

Additional Info

Know before you book: Lunch is not included. We recommend dressing for arts and crafts – there will be mess and some of it includes dye and heavily pigmented make-up
Pick up time is 1:15pm.
There is no luggage storage in the Weta Cave or within our tour spaces.
Weta Workshop Tours is proud to hold a Silver Award from Be Accessible.
For our cancellation policy and terms and conditions please see here.