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Special Effects Make-Up Paperback – October 9, 2003
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"Aspiring monster and mayhem makers have a new guide to look forward to."
Top Customer Reviews
BUT- it does have its faults, and boy are they obvious. (one of them is the fact that the products he uses have branded names instead of the traditional ones most of use might be used to, like Mastix and ProStick are actually Spirit Gum and Pros-Aide, respectively, but that can be forgiven because she gives a quick translation at the end of her book with EVERYTHING)
The author decides to end his book with a chapter on Character Makeup, and most of them look LAUGHABLE (and really impractical to create and use by his instructions). the rest leave you scratching your head wondering if he ever seen the movies of the characters hes "recreating." some of the worst ones include classic favorites like Frankenstein, Pinhead, Freddy Krueger, The Wolfman, and others just look horrendous altogether, like the Minotaur (which looks more like Hefer from Rocko's Modern Life).Read more ›
Overall, this is a great resource for the beginner who wants to being learning the fundamentals of special effects makeup. It will certainly get your gears spinning and allow you to start thinking of how you can apply the different techniques it provides.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Overall, pretty much a let down. Doesn't show anything that is worth even trying. Stick with tutorials on YouTube. You'll save money.Published 1 month ago by Centerdeal
Pretty good instructions, very good pictures. I think even a novice could pull off most of these.Published 11 months ago by A. Deangelo
Information and photos are very preliminary.
Wast of money..
Very informative and helpful book. Was bought as a gift for my son. He has already used for ideas for his
college class. He says it is easy to follow.
Lots of special makeup effects. Very detailed with full explanations on how to achieve them. Bought as a gift. Recipient loved it!Published on January 23, 2014 by C. Graue
I teach a make up class and this is great for overall instruction. The kids enjoy this section of the class, so I was very happy with it.Published on February 18, 2013 by Judith A. Holland