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Stage Makeup, 10th Edition by Beverly Gore Norcross, James Glavan, Richard Corson

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CHAPTER 15 Hair and Wigs

 

The hair is always an important element in any makeup and is invaluable as a means of suggesting period, personality and age (see FIGURE 15-1). There is so much effort required for collecting research, developing a character analysis, and creating makeup sketches that failure to make the hair suit the character can compromise an otherwise skillful makeup. If you are creating a likeness of a famous individual, then the appropriate research should guide you in the right direction. If you are creating a new character, then your research should include several style possibilities for that character. Thorough research and planning are vital to the design process and will serve you well in your collaborations with the costume ...

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