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Wig Making and Styling: A Complete Guide for Theatre & Film

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Top off that costume with the perfect accoutrement with this first real guide to creating and styling costume wigs. No longer will you need to comb through old references on hairstyles of different time periods, Wig Making and Styling contains everything you need to be a cut above, offering snippets on styling tools, hair types, wig making and measuring, coloring, cutting, and even creating beards and toupees. Other great features include:

-Versatile techniques to create all different historical hairstyles -Tips on altering existing wigs and creating wigs from scratch -Multiple approaches and solutions to solving wig-making problems and needs -Information about the industry, including history and best practices

Full of inspirational and directive photographs, this book will groom anyone from novice to professional stylist into a skilled wig designer.

* inspire your artistic ability with lots of color examples and in-depth directions * learn to work with wigs based on time periods specific to your production * develop your skills with the only guide specifically for wigs and hair

About the Author

Martha Ruskai has 30 years of wig making and design experience running the gamut from The Santa Fe Opera & Off Broadway to Miller Light Beer TV commercials & properties wigs for Sleeping With the Enemy. 25 years of teaching at major theatrical institutions including creating the Wig and Makeup Training Program at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.Allison Lowery is the Wig and Makeup Specialist for Texas Performing Arts at the University of Texas at Austin. She was also the Wig Master for the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and has created wigs and makeup for Zilker Musical Theatre, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Utah Shakespeare Festival, and many others. She has also been a recipient of the B. Iden Payne Award for Outstanding Costume Design.

n Lyric Opera, The Lyric Opera of Chicago, and more. She is also the recipient of the B. Iden Payne Award for Outstanding Costume Design.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1—WIG MAKING TERMS, TOOLS, AND TECHNIQUES

CHAPTER 2—WIG MAKING BASICS: LEARNING TO VENTILATE

CHAPTER 3—TAKING ACCURATE MEASUREMENTS

CHAPTER 4—FACIAL HAIR

CHAPTER 5—FRONTING AND OTHER ADAPTATIONS OF COMMERCIAL WIGS

CHAPTER 6—BUILDING A FULL WIG FROM SCRATCH

CHAPTER 7—TOUPEES, PARTIAL WIGS, AND OTHER HAIRPIECES

CHAPTER 8—WIG APPLICATION AND REMOVAL

CHAPTER 9—WIG STYLING TECHNIQUES

CHAPTER 10—-CREATING A HAIRSTYLE

CHAPTER 11--CUTTING, PERMING, AND COLORING A FINISHED WIG

CHAPTER 12—HAIR THAT ISN’T HAIR: WIGS MADE FROM OTHER MATERIALS

CHAPTER 13—HOW TO GET A SHOW INTO PRODUCTION

CHAPTER 14—CARE AND MAINTENANCE OF WIGS

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780240813202
Author:
Ruskai, Martha
Publisher:
Focal Press
Author:
Lowery, Allison
Subject:
Theatrical wigs
Subject:
Theater - Stagecraft
Subject:
Theater - Direction & Production
Subject:
Drama-Production General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20100331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.5 x 11 in

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