Complete Make-Up Artist: Working in Film, Television, and Theatre

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This completely revised edition of Penny Delamar's essential book for all make-up enthusiasts contains everything a student needs to know to embark on a career in media make-up. The Complete Make-Up Artist provides a wealth of information, activities, and advice.
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Overview

This completely revised edition of Penny Delamar's essential book for all make-up enthusiasts contains everything a student needs to know to embark on a career in media make-up. The Complete Make-Up Artist provides a wealth of information, activities, and advice.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780810119697
  • Publisher: Northwestern University Press
  • Publication date: 12/28/2002
  • Edition description: Subsequent
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 212
  • Sales rank: 361,351
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Penny Delamar has a unique breadth of experience having spent 10 years at the BBC, (among her numerous credits are Dad's Army, Steptoe and Son, Z-Cars, The Beatles and Jimi Hendrix on Top of the Pops, David Copperfield and Midsummer Night's Dream), followed by freelancing for 20 years on pop promos such as The Rolling Stone's 'Too much Blood', commercials, photographic shoots and feature films. She served as personal make-up artist to Dudley Moore on Santa Claus - The Movie and to Nastassja Kinski on Revolution. As principal of Delamar Academy, the most successful specialist Media Training Provider in the UK, she has trained a generation of top-class professional make-up artists. She counts Oscar and BAFTA winners among her graduates and her fellow teachers.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Acknowledgements
1 Media make-up as a career 1
2 Straight make-up 23
3 Working in fashion and beauty 55
4 Body and face painting 77
5 Working in theatre 91
6 Working in television and cinematography 103
7 Historical make-up and hair 133
8 Hairdressing and wigmaking 151
9 Facial hair 177
10 Casualty effects 187
11 Prosthetics 203
12 Character make-up 231
Epilogue 261
Glossary 263
Recommended reading 267
Index 269
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