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Hair and Wigs for the Stage Step by Step
     

Hair and Wigs for the Stage Step by Step

by Swinfield
 
How do actors remove their wigs without messing them up? How do they set their hair for a 50s production? What if they only have two seconds between acts to apply a mustache? Author Rosemarie Swinfield has the answers to all these costuming dilemmas and more. In this complete guide, she provides foolproof techniques for creating distinctive period hairstyles for stage

Overview

How do actors remove their wigs without messing them up? How do they set their hair for a 50s production? What if they only have two seconds between acts to apply a mustache? Author Rosemarie Swinfield has the answers to all these costuming dilemmas and more. In this complete guide, she provides foolproof techniques for creating distinctive period hairstyles for stage and screen.

Whether working with real hair or a variety of wigs and false pieces, readers will learn how to work with colorants, create beards and mustaches, change hairlines, and apply ringlets, eyelashes and toupees. Most importantly, Swinfield's step-by-step guidance ensures that every style will remain secure and complete throughout the production.

Period styles include Elizabethan, 17th and 18th Centuries, Victorian and Edwardian, 1920s through 1970s and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558705135
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
09/15/1999
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
7.76(w) x 10.17(h) x 0.52(d)

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