Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen: Making and Applying Prosthetics

ISBN-13: 9780240816968

ISBN-10: 024081696X

Author: Todd Debreceni

Edition: 2

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Paperback 528 pages
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Acknowledged author Todd Debreceni wrote Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen: Making and Applying Prosthetics comprising 528 pages back in 2013. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 024081696X and 9780240816968. Since then Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen: Making and Applying Prosthetics textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $9.22 or rent at the marketplace.


Transforming an actor into a character for film or theater takes a great deal of skill, prowess, and creativity, and in this new edition, author Todd Debreceni empowers you with just those qualities. From his years of film, TV, and theatrical experience, he shows you tips and techniques that will have you applying your own makeup effects like a pro in no time. Along with walking you through genre-specific considerations (horror, fantasy, sci-fi, and so on) Todd also teaches you about the gear you will need, how to maintain your kit, how to take care of the actor's skin, how to airbrush properly when HD is involved, and so much more.

Learn how to sculpt and mold your own makeup prosthetics, with a focus on how human anatomy relates to sculpture, to create the most realistic effects. Recipes scattered throughout the book show you exactly what you need and how to use it, helping you to create the best SFX makeup applications. Case studies feature some of the world's top makeup effects artists including Steve Wang, Thom Flouts, Ve Neill, Neill Gorton, Greg Nicotero, Kazuhiro Tsuji, Jordu Schell, Howard Berger, Matthew Mungle, Christien Tinsely, Vittorio Sodano, and Tami Lane. Put your new techniques into practice right away and see how some of the looks from the book were achieved with the step-by-step tutorials on the companion website, www.focalpress.com/cw/debreceni.

New to this edition:
* Animatronics
* Specialty contact lenses
* Collapsible core molds
* Contoured or conforming molds
* Making resin and silicone eyes
* Even MORE information about silicone