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Best Fake MoneyThomas FX is now the Canadian Distributor for the film industry's best fake money props. 
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Flash Sale - pacific Rim Volcanic Ash

Flash SaleThomas FX is having a Flash Sale this week. Pacific Rim Volcanic Ash is on sale for half price until Friday May 12 at 5:00 pm.
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Buy Nick Dudman Blood - Thomas FX

Thomas FX is now fully stocked with Nick Dudman Blood. Developed by world renowned Harry Potter Makeup FX artist Nick Dudman, this blood is highly sought after by film and television professionals around the world. For your convenience we have brought in the entire line of Nick Dudman Blood products. Buy Nick Dudman Blood online at www.thomasfx.com or stop by our North Vancouver retail store.
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UltraMaterials Products Have Arrived

In response to numerous customer requests, Thomas FX is pleased to announce that it has received its first shipment of what seem to be the most sought after selection of UltraMaterials products.

Drop by today and buy UltraMaterials products from our bricks and mortar entertainment supply store, or buy UltraMaterials products online 24 hours a day from thomasfx.com .

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New! Smoke Burst Colored Smoke Effects

We have just added Burst Colored Smoke Effects to our inventory of special effects smoke products.

Burst Smoke comes in seven bright colors; Blue, Green, Orange, Red, Yellow, Purple, White

View videos of each Burst Color on our website.

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Schmere | Now At Thomas FX

Responding to numerous customer requests, Thomas FX has brought in a shipment of various Schmere dirt and aging products.

Now, film, television, and theater professionals can effectively age and distress wardrobe items quickly.

With the addition of the Schmere line of products, Thomas FX now provides a wide and diverse line of aging products for use on actors, and on their wardrobe items. 

Stay tuned as we introduce other new entertaining products.

Meanwhile . . . "Get It Dirty: The Clean Way" . . . with SCHMERE products: BUY NOW

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Introducing . . . . Ice Crystal Snowflakes

Thomas FX is pleased to introduce another innovative snow product . . . Ice Crystal Snowflakes.

Perfect for seasonal display decor for use in retail displays by professional decorators, or by consumers in festive applications.

Ice Crystal Snowflakes comes in convenient 1 lb or 10 lb packages.

Please call us for more information.

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Pros-Aide Products In Stock | Thomas FX

In response to numerous customer requests we just brought in a large supply of Pros-Aide adhesive products. 

We now have an inventory of every available Pros-Aide product, including the popular Pros-Aide Go Kit which includes samples of each of the quality Pros-Aide products. 

If you are a professional makeup F/X artist, or work with foam latex prosthetic appliances, or simply have sensitive skin, purchase Pros-Aide products at Thomas FX now.

We also have a large inventory of Spirit Gum and Remover, as well as Mehron AdMed Silicone Adhesive and Remover.

Thomas FX is proud to distribute Pros-Aide products and welcomes the Pros-Aide brand to our extensive, and growing, line of professional quality Blood & Makeup FX products.

Visit the Thomas FX store in North Vancouver, or shop online at thomasfx.com .

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Foam Latex Prosthetic Appliances | Thomas FX

Foam latex prosthetic masks and appliances have arrived at Thomas FX

Many customers have asked us to stock this type of item and we finally found a manufacturer who has good designs and fair prices. These quality products are made in the USA.

We have created a new section in our e-store, under Blood & Makeup FX, called Foam Latex Prosthetics, and will be adding more items in the months ahead. 

Instructions on how to use these foam latex prosthetic appliances are included in the description on each product page, along with related items that will help you to achieve better results from each foam latex prosthetic.

In addition, an instructional video is playing in our bricks'n mortar store to help shoppers choose complementary makeup effects products that will enhance the finished result.

Please stay tuned . . . . there is lots of news to share in the weeks and months ahead.


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Foam Latex Prosthetic Appliances | Thomas FX

Foam latex prosthetic masks and appliances have arrived at Thomas FX

Many customers have asked us to stock this type of item and we finally found a manufacturer who has good designs and fair prices. These quality products are made in the USA.

We have created a new section in our e-store, under Blood & Makeup FX, called Foam Latex Prosthetics, and will be adding more items in the months ahead. 

Instructions on how to use these foam latex prosthetic appliances are included in the description on each product page, along with related items that will help you to achieve better results from each foam latex prosthetic.

In addition, an instructional video is playing in our bricks'n mortar store to help shoppers choose complementary makeup effects products that will enhance the finished result.

Please stay tuned . . . . there is lots of news to share in the weeks and months ahead.


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Halloween Mask Collection Now On Display

 
We have been furiously receiving and merchandising container loads of unique quality Halloween Props and have finally managed to display our 2012 Collection of Halloween Masks.

This is our best assortment of collector masks ever. They are made for us in Central America and painted by hand. Each mask is literally a work of art that must be seen to be believed.

These masks are designed to be modified for a custom fit to the shape of one individual's head.

For sanitary reasons however, we do not let people try the masks on. After all, would you feel comfortable wearing a mask that 40 or 50 people might have already tried on? Yuk!

This year we have a number of smaller less expensive masks for serious little haunters.

It is going to take a week or so to get all of these onto our website, but please keep visiting our Masks & Costume Accessories online store category.

Meanwhile, our bricks and mortar store is open today until 2:00 so feel free to stop by.

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Zombie Tooth Paint Arrives at Thomas FX

Zombie Tooth paint has arrived at Thomas FX. As well, we also have received nicotine, decay, and brown tooth paint.

Temporary tooth paint is an inexpensive way to enhance any costume of makeup effects makeover.

Order online, or shop in person at the Thomas FX bricks and mortor store in North Vancouver.

Just a reminder, the Vancouver Zombie Walk is this weekend . . . Saturday August 18th at 3:00 pm . . . starting at the Vancouver Art Gallery at 4:00 sharp.

Have fun . . . Stay safe . . . Don't hurt anyone . . . Don'd damage any personal or private propety.

Special thank you to the hundreds of people who have already dropped into our store for zombie supplies!

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Non Toxic Black Smoke Effects - New Product


For years our customers have been asking us for Non-Toxic Black Smoke. Good News!!! Our R&D people have finally come up with a great non toxic smoke product.

Previously, black smoke effects have been produced using a variety of products, invariably resulting in a very toxic mix of corrosive ingredients that have caused a variety of unpleasant symptoms for people exposed to the chemical toxins.

Non Toxic Black Smoke from Thomas FX is our latest coup, and the answer to many professional special effects technicians' prayers.

The photo to the left was taken late on Friday afternoon as we conducted tests of the final product in our front yard.

We have produced a demo video of the tests and have posted it on our YouTube Channel . If you are interested in this amazing new colored smoke product, or any of the other colors we currently have in stock, please Contact Betty to place an order.
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Non Toxic Colored Smoke Effects - New Product

You might have noticed lighter than usual posting this week. For the past several days we have been hard at work making our new product line ready for market, and adding it to the Thomas FX Online Store.

Now, thanks to a solid effort by our entire team, I am pleased to announce this latest Thomas FX product line . . . Non Toxic Colored Smoke Effects. Perfect for hazmat training, movie making, or special events, it can be used as a stand alone smoke effect, or combined with fireworks to enhance displays.

Colored Smoke Effects is not a "hazardous" good. As such, it can be safely handled and inexpensively transported via traditional carriers without incurring hazardous goods handling charges. This is not a controlled pyrotechnic product, and it is not a firework. Of even more importance, it is NOT a toxic substance. We recommend that you do not use this product indoors as the smoke WILL STAIN anything it comes into contact with.

Colored Smoke Effects are available in two sizes, the regular smoke effect which generates about 1250 cubic feet of colored smoke during a period of two to four minutes, and the larger high volume version which generates about 2500 cubic feet of smoke in the same period of time. Non Toxic Colored Smoke Effects are sold in packages of 5 units. You can purchase packs of five single colors, or a multi pack that includes 5 different colors. Available colors include: White, Blue, Purple, Red, Orange, and Yellow.

We have created a new product category SMOKE EFFECTS in our online store. Colored Smoke Effects can also be purchased Online on the HAUNT EFFECTS page under our HALLOWEEN SUPPLIES category. Since this is NOT a pyrotechnic product, or a firework, you do not require a pyrotechnician's licence, or special permit to purchase it. Colored Smoke Effects from Thomas FX can be purchased year round by members of the general public.

For your convenience we have produced a demonstration video and posted it on our YouTube page this morning. Hopefully you will find it useful, informative and perhaps even entertaining.

Thomas FX remains committed to supporting film and entertainment industry productions around the world by suppling high quality, hard to find, special effects production supplies. Our Corporate Mission is to make special effects magic available to all.

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Stargate SG-1 Foggers Consigned to Thomas FX

Special Effects Coordinator Tony Lazarowich dropped by today with some unique special effects consignment equipment that he has asked us to sell for him.

The 4 Ultra Foggers shown in the picture were built for, and used repeatedly on, Stargate - SG1 and all of the long running show's spin-offs. These machines create a steady flow of cool water mist, much like the traditional Mee-Foggers, but on steroids. Tony tells us that he purchased an entire pallet of Ultra Foggers when the show wrapped a couple of years ago. Much of the surplus gear has been purchased by Vancouver-based special effects technicians, and the rest has been consigned to Thomas FX for clearance. According to Tony, these Ultra Foggers were custom made for the Stargate crew at a cost of about $3,000 per unit. We are selling them for only $700 each!

Tony is also offering 2 LeMaitre Show Foggers for sale. These industrial strength fog machines were originally used in the doomed Vancouver themed attraction Storyeum. Unfortunately, this attraction never achieved traction in the local market and quickly closed. The foggers had been sitting in a warehouse for years when Tony purchased them. Tony tells us they have hardly been used, and judging how quickly Storyeum came and went, I am inclined to take him at his word. Today's price for a new Show Fogger is about $1,399. We are selling these two "lightly used" units at $700 each!

You will have seen Tony's work as Special Effects Coodinator on movie projects such as: The Day The Earth Stood Still, Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes, Elf, Deck The Halls, Alien vs Predator: Requiem . . . and also on Television projects  such as The Andromeda Strain and Virtuality. Check out Tony's website for more information.

We Look At The World Differently
So why are we helping out a firm that has positioned itself as one of our competitors in the local marketplace? . . . Because at Thomas FX we still believe in building "community". What goes around, comes around. We also believe in abundance. In our world view, there is plenty for everyone. A Utopian point of view perhaps, but we honestly believe that each one of us has an obligation to do good in this world and to lend a helping hand whenever an opportunity presents itself.

If you are interested in acquiring any of this professional special effects equipment, just Contact Betty and she will help with all the shipping and logistics details.

On the other hand, if you are a special effects professional with surplus equipment to sell, let us know. Perhaps we can help to turn some of your used Gak into cold hard cash.

Keep checking the Used Equipment page on the Thomas FX website for surplus equipment updates and buy online, or make an offer.

NOTE: There is no warranty on used special effects equipment. Buyers must rely on the reputation of the Seller, and on the Seller's representations, which we report dutifully. Thomas FX makes no representations about the quality or condition of any of the consignment inventory that we offer for sale on behalf of third parties.
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1 1/4" Realistic Acrylic Ice Cubes - New Product

At Thomas FX we like to give our customers quality choices and are always on the lookout for new products.

Here is the latest addition to our Fake Ice & Icicles website catagory . . . 1 1/4" acrylic ice cubes. These artificial ice cubes are the most realistic cubes we have found . . . . so far.

The edges of the cubes are partially rounded, just as the edges of real ice cubes melting in a glass would be. There are even air bubbles in the cubes, just like the air bubbles in real ice cubes.

This is a nice addition to our established line of artificial ice cubes that include acrylic ice cubes measuring, 3/8" , 5/8" , 3/4" , 1" , and now 1 1/4" .

We still manufacture our popular realistic rubber ice cubes that look like ice cubes that have just come out of your refrigerator . . . and they actually float! If you prefer, we can purchase a block of optically clear rubber ice that you can break into floating ice chunks or chips in sizes of your choice.

In addition, we offer two sizes of acrylic ice chips for people who prefer a crushed ice look in their film production, photo shoot, live event, or store window display.

Shop Online , or come into our North Vancouver store to view artificial snow and ice products in a fully appointed Snow & Ice Display room where three types of variable lighting can create a lighting environment similar to that which will exist on your set or display.


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Buy Breakaway Glass Mirror From Thomas FX

We are pleased to let everyone know about the latest Thomas FX breakaway glass product . . . . breakaway glass mirror.

We have been working at developing this product for years and have finally "cracked" the secret . . . Sorry about that bad pun, but I just couldn't resist.

To the left you can see a roll of digital green tape reflected against a test sample of our new mirror glass. Can you tell which is the real tape and which is the reflection?

Breakaway glass mirror, also known as breakaway mirror glass or just mirror glass, while more expensive than our normal breakaway glass products, can be made in any thickness, shape or size, as per our established breakaway glass product offerings.

Contact Betty for pricing and ordering details, or call her directly at 604.929.5455.
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