Stage Makeup The Actor's Complete Guide to Today's Techniques and Materials

ISBN-10: 0823088391

ISBN-13: 9780823088393

Edition: 1999

Authors: Laura Thudium

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Stage Makeup is an all-purpose resource for anyone doing theatre, on any level. Filled with colour photographs, it will help you acquire essential skills in doing period makeup, age makeup and special-effects applications.
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Publication date: 4/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.892

Prologue: Your Role
Getting to Know Your Face
Facial Shape, Features, and Qualities
Effects of Light and Shadow
Your Face Shape Schematic
Exercise: Turning a Black-and-White Photo Into an Outline Drawing
Supplies and "Picture Morgue" Reference File
Basic Stage Makeup Kit
Constructing Your "Picture Morgue" Reference File
Applying Foundation and Caring for Your Skin
Apply Foundation Lightly
Makeup Removal and Skin Cleansing
Highlighting and Shadowing
Creating Illusions with Highlights and Shadows
Exercise: Toning the Face Shape Schematic
Exercise: Highlight Applications
Exercise: Shadow Applications
Exercise: Practicing Brush Techniques
Exercise: Practicing Sponge Techniques
Corrective Makeup
Problem Areas
Studying Corrected Problems
Age Makeup
Aging Process
Designing Age Makeup on Paper
Exercise: Applying Age Highlighting
Exercise: Applying Age Shadowing
Adding Character Traits
Exercise: Aging Hands
Liquid Latex Wrinkles
Exercise: Applying Liquid Latex
Facial Stoutness and Slimness
Exaggerating or Minimizing Facial Traits
Exercise: Portraying Facial Stoutness or Slimness
Wounds, Scars, and Burns
Materials for Simulating Damaged Skin
Exercise: Building a Swollen and Bloody Bruise
Exercise: Creating Scars
Exercise: Fabricating Burned Skin
Period Makeup
Building Your Repertory of Makeup Styles
Classical Greek
Restoration and Eighteenth Century
Jazz Age
Simplify and Exaggerate
Exercise: Sumatran Tiger
Many Animals Inspire Sylization
Students' Animal Makeup Designs
Translating Schematics into Makeup
Fantasy Makeup
Selecting a Fantasy Theme
Gender Reversal
Analyzing Male and Female Features
Exercise: Making a Male Look Female
Exercise: Making a Female Look Male
Facial Hair, Hairpieces, and Wigs
Using Crepe Wool for Facial Hair
Exercise: Applying a Mustache
Exercise: Applying a Beard
Hairpiece Enhancements
Exercise: Adding a Fall
Exercise: Putting on a Woman's Wig
Exercise: Putting on a Man's Wig
Making a Life Mask
Preparation and Materials Needed
Exercise: Creating the Mask
Color Mixing Chart, Foundation
Color Mixing Chart, Cream Liners
Recommended Reading
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