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Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen Making and Applying Prosthetics

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ISBN-10: 024081696X

ISBN-13: 9780240816968

Edition: 2nd 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Todd Debreceni

List price: $45.99
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Description:

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 a 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, and how to airbrush properly when HD is involved.The author shows you how to sculpt and mold your own makeup prosethetics, focusing on how human anatomy relates to sculpture to create…    
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Book details

List price: $45.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 2/13/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 504
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

Introduction
The Industry
Anatomy and Design
Bones
Muscles
Surface Anatomy
Proportion
Distinctions of Age, Sex and Race
Taking the Lifecast
Teeth
Face
Head and shoulders
Hands and arms
Making the Positive
Stone (Ultracal)
Hydrocal
Plaster
Resin
Sculpting the make-up (appliance/prosthetic)
Positive Preparation
Tools
Clay
Teeth
Face
Head and shoulders
Hands and arms
Breakdown of the sculpture
Making the Mold(s)
Silicone Molds
Fiberglas/Resin Molds
Stone Molds
Casting the appliances
Materials ? Foam Latex, Urethane Foam, Gelatin and Silicone
Painting the Appliance
Applying the Make-up Appliance
Adhesives
Techniques
Skin Care
Hair and Wigs
Lace-front Wigs
Facial Hair
Laid-on Facial Cràpe Hair
Removing the Make-up Appliance
Removers
Techniques
Skin Care
Cleaning and Storing of the Appliance
Appendix
Glossary