Theatrical Makeup

Theatrical Makeup

Describes the tools found in a basic makeup kit, discusses corrective, character, and special makeups, and explains how to use cosmetics to convey personality and create fantasy characters

Stage Makeup

Stage Makeup

Widely referred to as the “bible of stage makeup,” the timely revision of this classic text addresses principles and techniques in the use of makeup for the contemporary performer. This extensive exploration of the application and use of stage makeup and makeup for a variety of performance venues covers all aspects in detail and contains over 400 photographs, drawings, and diagrams demonstrating step-by-step procedures. Thoroughly updated and revised, this classic text remains accurate and comprehensive, providing information from which all readers – whether students to the field or seasoned, professional makeup artists – will benefit. New to this edition: Updated photography throughout. Features the latest information on products and techniques throughout. New additions to chapters concerning hairpieces and wigs: making a pattern for a beard and mustache, making a pattern for a wig, fronting a wig, or sending accurate information for rentals, and the basic roller set for wigs. The source Appendix has been totally updated with new vendors and the latest website addresses. The materials Appendix has had the most current products added. There are new, blank makeup charts for class work and designing makeups. There is a color guide for a two-part silicone life cast. The new color section featuring Academy Award nominee, Christien Tinsley, steps for the Tinsley Transfers for cuts, bruises and prosthetics. (As seen in the movie The Passion Of The Christ.) A selection of makeup in color with complete instructions. Color photos of Academy Award winner, Matthew Mungle, special effects makeup for the CSI television show. Instructions for a new “creating a likeness” of Queen Elizabeth I. The Film and Television chapter now includes information about working with the latest HD digital technology. The color section now includes a series of photos illustrating the effects of gel colors on natural makeup.

Theatrical Makeup

Basic Application Techniques

Theatrical Makeup

In many theatrical productions, it falls to the performers to apply their own makeup, with minimal or no instruction. Theatrical Makeup clearly and concisely explains the basics of theatrical makeup techniques to allow stage actors to put their best face forward! You will gain understanding of the physiology of the human face and, using cream based makeup, as well as commercial cosmetics, learn how to contour it to suit your character with the use of highlight and shadow. Hundreds of full color images and step-by-step instructions illustrate how to visually manipulate bone structure and apparent age, apply simple facial hair and wounds, and create glamorous and natural stage makeup. Also covered are the tools you will need to apply your own makeup, along with critical health and hygiene tips.

The Art of Theatrical Makeup for Stage and Screen

The Art of Theatrical Makeup for Stage and Screen

Details the materials and procedures used to apply corrective and character makeup and prosthetics

Special Make-up Effects for Stage & Screen

Making and Applying Prosthetics

Special Make-up Effects for Stage & Screen

In the world of film and theatre, character transformation takes a lot of work, skill, and creativity...Dedicated solely to SFX, this book will show you tips and techniques from an seasoned SFX makeup artist with years of film, TV, and theatrical experience. Not only will this book take you through the many genres that need a special effects makeup artist, like horror, fantasy, and sci-fi, but it will also tell you about the tools you will need, how to maintain your toolkit, how to take care of the actor's skin, how to airbrush properly when HD is involved, and all about the exclusive tricks of the trade from an experienced pro who knows all the latest tips and techniques. The author shows you how to sculpt and mold your own makeup prosethetics, focusing on how human anatomy relates to sculpture, thus creating the most realistic effects. Case studies feature some of the top makeup artists of today, such as Neill Gorton, Christopher Tucker, Miles Teves, Jordu Schell, Mark Alfrey, Matthew Mungle, Christien Tinsely, Vittorio Sodano, and Mark Gabarino. You will also learn about human anatomy as it relates to sculpture and will be able to profit from lessons from today's top make-up artists that are highlighted. Put your new techniques into practice right away with the step-by-step tutorials on the must-have DVD, which will show you exactly how some of the looks from the book were achieved.

The Complete Make-up Artist

Working in Film, Fashion, Television and Theatre

The Complete Make-up Artist

Provides information and advice on professional make-up techniques for use in film, television, fashion, and the theater.

The Face is a Canvas

The Design and Technique of Theatrical Makeup

The Face is a Canvas

A beautiful and practical book for designing dramatic character make-up. The author, Irene Corey, is a world-honored designer for live theatre, film, and television, who approaches make-up for the face as if it were a canvas, without limitations. She reinforces or ignores what nature has given. Her positive and direct style, her sense of humor, the remarkable assemblage of pictorial resources, her creative vision--all make this a valuable book in the classroom and in the studio dressing room. Author Irene Corey's techniques open new realms of inspiration for the make-up artist and theatre student. The beginner will find the make-up exercise progression a practical guide. Corey also lucidly traces the procedure of designing make-up using photographs as inspiration including the aging process, many cultures and time periods and non-human creatures, as well. More than 400 illustrations and photos, many in color. Transparent overlays. A proven text book for college and professional education.