Chicagoland's Premier Special FX & Sculpture Studio

Welcome to Chicagoland's Premier & Largest Full-Service Special Effects,  Make-Up, Prop, Sculpture, & Art Studio, created by Award-Winning Artist J. Anthony Kosar, and composed of his talented team of artists.  With over 18 years of experience in the Entertainment Industry, and many decades of combined experience, Kosart is your One-Stop-Shop, not only in Chicago, but in the entire Midwest!

Kosart Studios has worked across the continent creating the highest quality, custom FX for film, television, web & media, photography & print, commercials & advertising, theater, and the haunt industry, and also produces award-winning illustration, concept art, sculpture, product development, and graphic design.  We specialize in all forms of make-up FX, from hyper-realistic aging and character make-ups, believable likeness make-ups, and hyper-realistic trauma and injury simulation make-ups both minimal to extreme, all the way to fantasy, sci-fi, and horror characters and full creature FX.

Kosart Studios exemplifies the high-standards, work ethic, leadership, and dependability that J. Anthony Kosar demonstrated in front of the world on FACE OFF Season 4, where he became one of the series' most well-known and respected champions after winning the most challenges by a single contestant in a single season, dominating with 6 of 11 Spotlight Challenge Wins and 1 of 4 Foundation Challenge Wins, against 13 talented competitors.


Visit our YouTube channel KOSARTeffects or watch in our new VIDEOS page.

Read J. Anthony Kosar's thoughts on "Making the Spectrum Awards" on our BLOG.

760 Burr Oak Dr, Westmont, IL 60559






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