The Makeup Artist Handbook: Techniques for Film, Television, Photography, and Theatre

The Makeup Artist Handbook: Techniques for Film, Television, Photography, and Theatre

Gretchen Davis

Language: English

Pages: 320

ISBN: 0240818946

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


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.

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undertones or cool undertones? (Cool undertones are sometimes referred to as blue undertones, but because people rarely look blue; let's say cool.) Here's what to do: 1. If you have on hand different colors of cosmetic or barber caps or drapes, these would be helpful in determining skin tones. 2. Look closely at the actor's skin tone. Do you see any gold? Don't confuse a beige or brown tone with golden. Many people with different depths of color can be cool toned. 67 Make sure that the actor

Mattifiers take down shine, and are great for bare skin, bald heads, and prosthetics. Industry Standards: Make-Up International Face to Face Supermatte Antishine (comes in light, medium, and dark), Lancôme Pure Focus T-Zone. Try: Benefit's Dr. Feelgood for smoothing and filling in under or over makeup. Concealers Concealers even out skin tone, and cover blemishes, scars, bruising, discoloration, and circles under the eyes. They have a thicker composition than foundation, and are available in

gently pull in toward the nose. Clean off glue by pulling off the strip, and reshape it on a tray. You can get several days on the same actor with one pair of eyelashes if they are well cared for. PRO TIP Curl the eyelashes and apply mascara first. Apply false eyelashes. After the glue has set (one minute), “marry” the real lashes with the false-eyelash strip by combing more mascara to combine them. Men and Children Script, circumstances, and skin condition will dictate your choices with

Uslu Airlines: Polymer water based. Remember to keep in mind that not all brands interact well with each other. So don't try mixing together two different manufacturers’ product lines—their chemistry may not be compatible. A classic example is thinners. A Makeup Artist wrote to me to say she was having a hard time applying a certain makeup brand that would not adhere or cover well when thinned with the product she was using. It turns out the makeup is silicone based, which has a chemical reaction

eyebrow coloring in the cup. 2. Hold the stencil up to your eyebrow, and bring it flush against your skin for a sharp edge. A IR B R U S H 180 FIGURE 10.18: MAKEUP CHART 3. Distance the stencil, allowing the overspray to cover and define the brows, giving them a soft, naturally feathered look. Note: You can use the stencil to spray the entire brow, or just fill in the brow where needed. You may also want to use the front of one brow stencil and the tail of another, creating the perfect

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