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In the world of film and theatre, character transformation takes a lot of work, skill, and creativity. Dedicated solely to special effects makeup, this book gives you tips and techniques from a seasoned artist with years of film, TV, and theatrical experience.Special Effects Makeup for Stage and Screen begins with a full discussion of how human anatomy relates to sculpture and continues to show you how various effects are achieved, and takes you through the many genres that need an SFX makeup artist.
This heavily illustrated, four-color book will show you how to: " Decide what kind of tools you ll need " Care for your actors skin " Create lifecasts and apply prosthetics " Create and sculpt special effects with makeup " Advice on how to create your own portfolio " Maintaining your toolkit " And most importantly, how to develop a character for the stage or the screen The accompanying DVD contains step-by-step tutorials, a gallery of illustrations from industry experts, and additional exclusive resources.
This probably is a great book for someone with advanced knowledge of make-up techniques. I picked wrong. A bevy of supplies are needed to complete the projects is this book.Published 12 months ago by Jana M Spellman
Todd is a master at what he does, and this book reflects it. If your looking for a how-to on makeup effects and sculpting, this book is your new bible.Published 15 months ago by Salfang
Bravo, Todd Debreceni!
My wife purchased this book for me for Christmas.
Having worked in special effects for movies in the past, I can say without a doubt... Read more
Bought for our grandson who has developed an intrest in this art. He loved it especially since it comes with a dvd to help explain the techniques ! Fast shipping .Published 15 months ago by B. Oswald
This is a really thorough book with a lot of insight to several special FX techniques. I got a chance to meet the author at USITT last year, and he is a wealth of knowledge. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Sam
Very much like a textbook. Very easy read and very informative! I definitely buy the next book by this author.Published 16 months ago by Sarah Payne
Bought this for my brothers birthday because he has always wanted to do special effect makeup. It was a huge hit. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Michael Jones
I don't know much about Special Effect Make-up---hence, the book; but I don't think there is anything this book misses. Read morePublished 22 months ago by DragonLady
I ordered this for my teenage son who wants to go into this business. He has been loving it and making some very impressive faces on himself and his friends. Read morePublished on March 26, 2012 by S. Milmore