Stage and Screen Makeup : A Practical Reference for Actors, Models, Makeup Artists, Photographers, Stage Managers, and Directors

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-02-03
  • Publisher: Random House Inc
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Create looks from ancient times to modern timesstep by detailed step Designed for professional makeup artists . . . yet easy enough for anyone to use! From ancient Greek and Rome to the defining styles of the twentieth century Ideal for stage and screen plus runway and art photography, plus appealing personal styles Capture the authentic looks of the past withStage and Screen Makeup, the complete step-by-step guide to designing makeup for time periods from the ancient past to the recent past to the sci-fi future. What would Shakespeare's Juliet do with her eyes? How about Hedda Gabler, how would her lips look? Would Blanche DuBois wear her blush high on her cheekbones? How does Lara Croft get that shiny made-from-metal look? For professional makeup artists who want to capture a look for film, stage, television, or a fashion shoot, this book is a priceless one-of-a-kind resource. Clear, step-by-step instructions and stunning photographs make it simple and straightforward to re-create designs from distant eras or recent history, including the defining styles of each decade in the twentieth century.

Author Biography

Kit Hall is an experienced makeup artist and hairstylist working in television, film, music, and fashion.  Her credits include extensive work with MTV and Sony music promotions. 

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