Special Make-up Effects for Stage & Screen: Making and Applying Prosthetics

Special Make-up Effects for Stage & Screen: Making and Applying Prosthetics

by Todd Debreceni

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781136060694
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/21/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 344
File size: 18 MB
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About the Author

Todd Debreceni has worked in the entertainment industry for nearly 30 years, and before starting his own small effects shop in Colorado did work for TBS, 20th Century-Fox, Warner Bros. and Disney. He is a past recipient of a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award and a Denver Post Ovation Award for Special Accomplishment in Makeup Effects. Today he is a working makeup effects artist, teacher and writer. He works internationally and regularly conducts workshops and classes in special makeup effects for film, television and theatre.

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Industry
Anatomy and Design
Bones
Muscles
Surface Anatomy
Proportion
Distinctions of Age, Sex and Race
Taking the Lifecast
Teeth
Face
Head and shoulders
Hands and arms
Making the Positive
Stone (Ultracal)
Hydrocal
Plaster
Resin
Sculpting the make-up (appliance/prosthetic)
Positive Preparation
Tools
Clay
Teeth
Face
Head and shoulders
Hands and arms
Breakdown of the sculpture
Making the Mold(s)
Silicone Molds
Fiberglas/Resin Molds
Stone Molds
Casting the appliances
Materials ? Foam Latex, Urethane Foam, Gelatin and Silicone
Painting the Appliance
Applying the Make-up Appliance
Adhesives
Techniques
Skin Care
Hair and Wigs
Lace-front Wigs
Facial Hair
Laid-on Facial Crêpe Hair
Removing the Make-up Appliance
Removers
Techniques
Skin Care
Cleaning and Storing of the Appliance
Appendix
Glossary

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