The Makeup Artist Handbook: Techniques for Film, Television, Photography, and Theatre
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Get professional techniques usually known only by Hollywood makeup artists in this full-color, comprehensive book from accomplished makeup pros Gretchen Davis and Mindy Hall. The two come to you with impressive backgrounds in film and television industries--their projects have included Pearl Harbor, Rent, Stuart Little, and The Nanny Diaries, and Mindy Hall is fresh off her Academy Award win for her work on 2009's Star Trek. This new edition of The Makeup Artist Handbook offers even more illustrations to demonstrate techniques visually; fundamentals on topics such as beauty, time periods, black and white film; and up-to-date information on cutting-edge techniques like air brushing makeup for computer-generated movies, makeup effects, mold-making, lighting, and lots of information on how to work effectively in HD.
Learn from the pros and hone your craft with this comprehensive book.
light is putting out. Lighting designers use gel filters for many different reasons. Gel filters are made of transparent plastic that is heat resistant, and they come in various translucent colors. They should not absorb 49 make a light source bluer, and also used with other gels to achieve specific color temperature. If used with plus or minus green, will help correct some fluorescent or discharge sources. Used on lights and windows. Blue gels, depending on what is being shot, can have a
MAKE UP FOR EVER. Note: If you apply primers, foundations, blush, and so on with your hands, you must wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water before and after. Hand application is controversial in the film/television world; not so for print. Many Makeup Artists believe it should not be done under any circumstance, that it is unprofessional and not sanitary. Of course, just as many Makeup Artists believe that it is a valuable technique, especially when working with liquids. Actors are also
This is understandable given the amount of makeup they wear and remove. Brow Shaping Brow shape conveys a number of emotions and expressions, and is a focal point on the face (Chapter 1, Shapes). We use brows to draw attention to the eyes. Shaping and changing eyebrows is a great tool in character design and altering a look. The level of intensity and style of the brows will come from the character or situation. Brows should have a natural, unpainted look when doing a “beauty look” or “natural
actor • Scissors • Baby oil or makeup remover • Tissue or cotton pads • Camera (digital or instant) (Figure 9.1) Procedure 1. Cover the actor with a cape (Figure 9.2). • Approval of the design 2. Using the eyebrow pencil, follow the beard shadow of the actor, and mark it on his skin (Figures 9.3 and 9.4). • Approval from production on cost, and a purchase order issued with instructions for billing 3. Cover the beard area (and disregard the moustache for now) with a single layer of
sure that both sides are FIGURE 9.24: BEARD SEPARATED IN SECTIONS READY TO FIGURE 9.25: CUTTING LENGTH GUIDELINE BY USING CUT INTO SHAPE RAZOR 155 H A IR 156 FIGURE 9.26: USING GUIDELINE REFERENCE, CUTTING FIGURE 9.28: USING RAZOR FOR CUTTING LIP PIECE TO HAIR ONTO GUIDELINE DESIRED LENGTH AND SHAPE even in length and shape. All of the hair is then cut to the length of that guideline with the tip of the razor (Figures 9.27 through 9.30). Mist the precut beard with water, and lift