Synopses & Reviews
Widely referred to as the “bible of stage makeup,” the timely revision of this classic 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 book remains accurate and comprehensive, providing information from which all readers – whether students to the field or seasoned, professional makeup artists – will benefit.
Table of Contents
Dedication by Mitchell Erickson.
Foreword by Hal Holbrook.
Introduction by Uta Hagen.
1. Facial Anatomy.
2. Light and Shade.
3. Color in Pigment.
4. A System for Designating Makeup Colors.
5. Lighting and Makeup.
II.PLANNING THE MAKEUP.
6. Relating the Makeup to the Character.
7. Designing the Makeup.
III.APPLYING THE MAKEUP.
8. Makeup Equipment.
9. Applying Makeup.
12.Modeling with Hightlights and Shadows.
15.Beards and Mustaches.
16.Hair and Wigs.
17.Creating a Likeness.
18.Natural Makeup for Film & Television.
19.Makeup for Darker Skin Tones.
Appendix A: Makeup Materials.
Appendix B: Sources of Makeup Materials.
Appendix C: A Professional Makeup Kit.
Appendix D: Makeup Health and Safety.
Appendix E: Fashions in Makeup.
Appendix F: Fashions in Hair.
Appendix G: Makeup in Color.
Appendix H: Makeup-Color Chart.
Appendix I: Makeup Color Tables.