Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen: Making and Applying Prosthetics

Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen: Making and Applying Prosthetics

by Todd Debreceni
     
 

ISBN-10: 0240809963

ISBN-13: 9780240809960

Pub. Date: 01/02/2009

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In the world of film and theatre, character transformation takes a lot of work, skill, and creativity. Dedicated solely to special effects makeup, this book gives you tips and techniques from a seasoned artist with years of film, TV, and theatrical experience. Special Effects Makeup for Stage and Screen begins with a full discussion of how human anatomy

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In the world of film and theatre, character transformation takes a lot of work, skill, and creativity. Dedicated solely to special effects makeup, this book gives you tips and techniques from a seasoned artist with years of film, TV, and theatrical experience. Special Effects Makeup for Stage and Screen begins with a full discussion of how human anatomy relates to sculpture and continues to show you how various effects are achieved, and takes you through the many genres that need an SFX makeup artist.

This heavily illustrated, four-color book will show you how to: • Decide what kind of tools you’ll need • Care for your actors’ skin • Create lifecasts and apply prosthetics • Create and sculpt special effects with makeup • Advice on how to create your own portfolio • Maintaining your toolkit • And most importantly, how to develop a character for the stage or the screen The accompanying DVD contains step-by-step tutorials, a gallery of illustrations from industry experts, and additional exclusive resources.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240809960
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/02/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The Industry

Ch. 2 Anatomy and Design

Ch. 3 Making the Lifecast

Ch. 4 Sculpting the Makeup

Ch. 5 Breakdown of the Sculpture

Ch. 6 Casting the Appliances

Ch. 7 Applying the Makeup Appliance

Ch. 8 Hair and Wigs

Ch. 9 Other Makeup Effects

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