Garrett Riesen

Garrett Riesen



Sculptor and Special FX Artist

sculpting acrylic eyes and teeth props and fabrication life casting molds and casting applications in silicon, gellatin, foam latex hair ventilation animatronics medical prohstetics concept design practical special effects passion and desire

Work History

Work History
Mar 2012 - Mar 2012

special makeup effects

1031 FILMS

Special Makeup Effects Artist for the film 'Made In Cleveland". also found on IMDB.

Apr 2011 - Oct 2011

DEAD LUST Zombie Calender Girls


Lead concept designer, sculptor, molding, all prosthetics and appliances applied and painted as well as all the lifecastings and final photo shoots all done by myself only.

Jan 1998 - Jan 2007


Anstine Drywall Inc.
Feb 1996 - Jan 1998


JM Drywall Inc.


Feb 2008 - May 2010

Associate Degree

Douglas Education Center

Studied all fields of Special FX from sculpting to molding to final painted products as well as learning acrylic eyes and teeth to props and fabrication,other fields include Anatomy,Psychology,Airbrushing,Cosmetics and Photoshop Computer Courses.


To be an asset to any studio in the effects industry that believes in team work, professionalism, always pushing the envelope in conceptual design and fantasy, and to be part of anything exciting.I am also willing to relocate and give only my best efforts to acheiving all goals and aspirations.


Professional associates include Jerry Gergley,Will Ritter,Tom Savini,Jesse Lechok,Shaun Ronzio,and Dorian Cleavenger.I have also attended seminars given by Howard Berger,Greg Nicatero,and Jordu Schell.


Everything and anything exciting, unexplored, unexplained, and above all conceiving an idea and watching it come to life and a strong passion for what I do.


I bring visions and imaginations to life.