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SPECIAL MAKEUP EFFECTS FOR STAGE AND SCREENAdd to Cart
By: Todd DebreceniAdd to Wish List
SPECIAL MAKEUP EFFECTS FOR STAGE AND SCREEN
Book/CD Combo: $49.95
Type: Books and Resource
Genres: Technical Theatre, Reference Guides
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Customer Comments:
By Jordu Schell - Creature and Character Designer - Professional
Among the most exhaustive and thorough tomes on the subject of special effects makeup there is, written with a likable and easy-to-understand style that is accessible to all ages. - Jordu Schell, Creature and Character Designer
 
By Matthew W. Mungle - Oscar Winner/BAFTA Nominee (1992) - Professional
The techniques and education in this book are inspiring. Creating believable character make-ups on human faces is a challenging, rewarding art form. - Matthew W. Mungle, Oscar winner & BAFTA nominee for Best Makeup Dracula (1992), Oscar nominee for Best Makeup Ghosts of Mississippi (1996), and Oscar & BAFTA nominee for Best Makeup Schindler's List (1993)
 
By Christopher Tucker - BAFTA Winner for Best Makeup Artist - Professional
Crammed with cutting edge information on materials and techniques, formulas, suppliers, how-to's, and more, this is a book I wish I had when I first started! - Christopher Tucker, BAFTA winner for Best Makeup Artist Quest for Fire [La Guerre du feu] (1981), BAFTA nominee for Best Special Visual Effects & Best Makeup Artist The Company of Wolves (1984), and Emmy nominee for Outstanding Achievement in Makeup for a Miniseries or Special War and Remembrance (1988).
 
By Neill Gorton - Special Effects Makeup Artist - Professional
I'm now insanely jealous of all the people who will learn from this book because this is the book I would have killed to have had when I was starting out...IT'S NOT FAIR!!! - Neill Gorton, BAFTA winner for Best Makeup and Hair Design Help (2005), nominee for Best Makeup and Hair Design The Catherine Tate Show (2007), Royal Television Society (UK) winner for Best Makeup Design Help (2005), and nominee for Best Makeup Design Doctor Who (2005, 2006)
 
Synopsis  |  Table of Contents
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, 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 prosthetics, 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. * Written by a seasoned special effects make-up artist who has worked in both film and theatre * Gives you exclusive tips and techniques from some of the industry's most gifted artists * DVD tutorials show you step-by-step how to create the techniques from the book; also includes recipes to create makeup prosthetics, a list of suppliers, conversion charts, and bibliography
Details:
Paperback
Published: 2009
ISBN: 978-0-24080-996-0
324 pages, 7.5 x 9.5 inches
 

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