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Stage Makeup, 10th Edition

Book Description

Widely referred to as the “bible of stage makeup,” the timely revision of this classic text addresses principles and techniques in the use of makeup for the contemporary performer.

This extensive exploration of the application and use of stage makeup and makeup for a variety of performance venues covers all aspects in detail and contains over 400 photographs, drawings, and diagrams demonstrating step-by-step procedures. Thoroughly updated and revised, this classic text remains accurate and comprehensive, providing information from which all readers – whether students to the field or seasoned, professional makeup artists – will benefit.

New to this edition:

  • Updated photography throughout.
  • Features the latest information on products and techniques throughout.
  • New additions to chapters concerning  hairpieces and wigs: making a pattern for a beard and mustache, making a pattern for a wig, fronting a wig, or sending accurate information for rentals, and the basic roller set for wigs.
  • The source Appendix has been totally updated with new vendors and the latest website addresses.
  • The materials Appendix has had the most current products added.
  • There are new, blank makeup charts for class work and designing makeups.
  • There is a color guide for a two-part silicone life cast.
  • The new color section featuring Academy Award nominee, Christien Tinsley, steps for the Tinsley Transfers for cuts, bruises and prosthetics. (As seen in the movie The Passion Of The Christ.)
  • A selection of makeup in color with complete instructions.
  • Color photos of Academy Award winner, Matthew Mungle, special effects makeup for the CSI television show.
  • Instructions for a new “creating a likeness” of Queen Elizabeth I.
  • The Film and Television chapter now includes information about working with the latest HD digital technology.
  • The color section now includes a series of photos illustrating the effects of gel colors on natural makeup.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Table of Contents
  5. Dedication
  6. Foreword
  7. Preface
  8. Introduction
  9. Illustrations
  10. Part 1 Basic Principles
    1. Chapter 1 Facial Anatomy
      1. Bones of the Face
      2. Construction of a Head
      3. Modeling a Head in Clay
      4. Problems
    2. Chapter 2 Light and Shade
      1. Flat and Curved Surfaces
      2. Hard and Soft Edges
      3. Drawing with Highlights and Shadows
      4. Problems
    3. Chapter 3 Color in Pigment
      1. Characteristics of Color
      2. Color Mixing
      3. Problems
    4. Chapter 4 Lighting and Makeup
      1. Color in Light
      2. Light on Pigment
      3. Direction of Light and Its Effect on Facial Features
      4. Problems
  11. Part 2 Planning the Makeup
    1. Chapter 5 Relating the Makeup to the Character
      1. Character Analysis
      2. Heredity
      3. Race
      4. Environment
      5. Temperament
      6. Health
      7. Age
      8. Physiognomy
      9. Problems
    2. Chapter 6 Designing the Makeup
      1. The Makeup Designer
      2. The Actor as Designer
      3. Costume Designer’s Influence on the Makeup Design
      4. Sketches and Drawings
      5. Adapting the Makeup to the Actor
      6. Quick Changes
      7. Working Drawings
      8. Worksheets
      9. Problems
  12. Part 3 Applying the Makeup
    1. Chapter 7 Makeup Equipment
      1. The Makeup Kit
      2. The Makeup Room
      3. The Makeup Workshop
      4. The Makeup Morgue
      5. Problem
    2. Chapter 8 Applying Makeup
      1. Liquid Makeup
      2. Creme Makeup
      3. Face Powder
      4. Cake Makeup
      5. Dry Makeup
      6. Mascara
      7. Lip Color
      8. Concealers, Neutralizers, and Tattoo Covers
      9. Appliance Makeup
      10. Airbrush Cosmetics
      11. Mixed Techniques
    3. Chapter 9 Corrective Makeup
      1. The Foundation
      2. Facial Analysis
      3. Forehead
      4. Nose
      5. Jaw Line and Chin
      6. Wrinkles
      7. Eyes
      8. Eyeshadow
      9. Eyebrows
      10. Cheeks
      11. Lips
      12. Neck
      13. Teeth
      14. Hair
      15. Problems
    4. Chapter 10 Stippling
      1. Stippling with Sponges
      2. Stippling with Brushes
      3. Stippling for Texture
      4. Stippling to Reduce Contrasts
      5. Stippling to Add Color
      6. Stippling to Conceal Edges
    5. Chapter 11 Modeling with Highlights and Shadows
      1. Modeling Hard and Soft Edges
      2. Modeling the Face and the Neck
      3. Foundation Colors
      4. Highlight Colors
      5. Shadow Colors
      6. Area 1: Forehead
      7. Area 2: Eyes
      8. Eyebrows
      9. Area 3: Nose
      10. Area 4: Cheeks
      11. Nasolabial Folds
      12. Jawline
      13. Area 5: Mouth and Chin
      14. Neck
      15. Hands
      16. Teeth
      17. Reshaping the Face
      18. Bringing the Makeup to Life
      19. Problems
    6. Chapter 12 Three-Dimensional Makeup
      1. Nose Putty
      2. Derma Wax
      3. Putty-Wax
      4. Silicone Putty
      5. Gelatin
      6. Latex
      7. Plastic Film
      8. Old Age Stipple
      9. Latex and Tissue
      10. Spirit Gum, Tissue, and Latex
      11. Latex, Cotton, and Spirit Gum
      12. Cornmeal, Wheat Germ, or Bran with Latex and Spirit Gum
      13. Special Constructions
      14. Problems
    7. Chapter 13 Prosthetic Makeup
      1. Casting for Prosthetics
      2. Prosthetic Pieces
      3. Application of Prosthetic Pieces
      4. Foam Latex
      5. Painting Foam Latex
      6. Cold-Foam Process
      7. Silicone Foam
      8. Foam Gelatin
      9. Teeth
      10. Advanced Mold Making
      11. Making a Gelatin Wrap-around Appliance
      12. Applying Gelatin Appliances
      13. Silicones
      14. Problems
    8. Chapter 14 Beards and Mustaches
      1. Crepe Hair
      2. Preparation of Crepe Hair
      3. Mixing Colors
      4. Application of Crepe Hair
      5. Beard Stubble
      6. Eyebrows
      7. Ventilated Pieces
      8. Construction of Ventilated Pieces
      9. Application of Ventilated Pieces
      10. Dressing Ventilated Pieces
      11. Removing and Cleaning Ventilated Pieces
      12. Adapting Beards
      13. Problems
    9. Chapter 15 Hair and Wigs
      1. Natural Hair
      2. Wigs and Hairpieces
      3. Measuring for Wigs
      4. Selecting Wigs
      5. Styling Wigs
      6. Falls and Chignons
      7. Cleaning Wigs
      8. Adding a Natural Hairline
      9. Putting on and Securing a Wig
      10. Removing the Wig
      11. Problems
    10. Chapter 16 Creating a Likeness
      1. Queen Elizabeth I
      2. Mark Twain
      3. Stalin and Trotsky
      4. The Mad Hatter
      5. Problems
    11. Chapter 17 Natural Makeup for Film and Television
      1. High-Definition Digital Technology
      2. Choosing a Foundation
      3. Natural Makeup for the Female Performer
      4. Makeup for the Male Performer
      5. Working with a Makeup Artist
      6. Conclusion
      7. Problems
    12. Chapter 18 Makeup for Darker Skin Tones
      1. Determining Undertones
      2. Choosing a Foundation
      3. Concealers, Highlighters, and Neutralizers
      4. Contouring
      5. Powder
      6. Blush
      7. Eyeshadow
      8. Lip Color
      9. Adhesives
      10. Lighting
      11. Skin Types and Skin Conditions
      12. The Basic Makeup Kit
      13. Problems
    13. Chapter 19 Nonrealistic Makeup
      1. Nonrealistic Styles
      2. Nonrealistic and Nonhuman Characters
      3. Problems
  13. Part 4 The Appendices
    1. Appendix A Makeup Materials
    2. Appendix B Sources of Makeup Materials
    3. Appendix C Contents of a Professional Makeup Kit
    4. Appendix D Health and Safety
      1. Lead and Mercury
      2. Hazards to Wearers
      3. Hazards to Makeup Artists
      4. How We Are Exposed
      5. Skin Diseases
      6. Eye Diseases
      7. Infections Transmitted
      8. Label Reading Tips
      9. Cosmetic Ingredients
      10. Special Effect Makeups
      11. When Skin Trouble Strikes
      12. General Rules for Makeup Users
      13. Additional Precautions for Makeup Artists
    5. Appendix E Fashions in Makeup
      1. Ancient Peoples
      2. The Middle Ages
      3. The Sixteenth Century
      4. The Seventeenth Century
      5. The Eighteenth Century
      6. The Nineteenth Century
      7. The Twentieth Century
    6. Appendix F Fashions in Hair
    7. Appendix G Makeups in Color
  14. Conclusion
  15. Index