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The Technique of the Professional Make-Up Artist - Vincent Kehoe

The Technique of the Professional Make-Up Artist

Paperback Published: 10th August 1995
ISBN: 9780240802176
Number Of Pages: 304

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A classic in its field since its original publication, The Technique of the Professional Make-Up Artist is now revised, updated and paperback for a new generation of professionals. This encyclopedic resource covers all of the current studio make-up methods and lab techniques, with text and art contributions from some of the leading experts in the industry.
The author explains clearly and precisely the differing approaches to stage-lit, audience-attended television taping; studio-lit, no-audience taping; live television with natural outdoor lighting; live stage make-up; and the innumerable techniques and methods of film make-up. In addition to detailing the basic, day-to-day 'paint and powder' procedures that are the bulk of any professional make-up artist's work. He also describes exciting new visual effects that can be achieved using puppetry, digital computing, and electronic coloration. Included in this paperback edition are:
* Revised make-up charts for men and women
* New special effects make-up photographs
* New information on contact lenses and dental work
* Updated information on film types
* Revised appendices.
Vincent J R Kehoe has been working in the professional make-up field since 1940. He has been in charge of make-up for more than 3000 major television, film, and stage productions, and was head of the make-up departments for CBS-TV in New York and the NBC Hallmark Hall of Fame series. His previous books include Special Make-Up Effects (Focal Press), The Technique of Film and Television Make-Up, and Photographic Make-Up for Stills and Movies, and he has written several articles on advanced make-up research for the Journal of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE). As president and director of the Research Council of Make-Up Artists since 1963, Mr Kehoe designed and produced the entire Color Process line of RMCA Professional Products. He lives in Somis, CA.
A classic text updated for the next generation of make-up artists.
Covers all studio methods and lab techniques.
Contains information on many types of exciting new visual effects.

Background and Basics
An approach to professional make-up artistry
Screen and stage production methods
Mediums and colour relationships
The make-up department
Make-up products and the kit
Conclusion to Part I a lesson for learning
Beauty Make-Up: Faces and their structures
Straight make-up; Personal revitalization techniques
Conclusion to Part II the right make-up
Character Make-Up
Age with make-up
Racial and national aspects
Period and historical characters
Special and popular characters
Conclusion to Part III dedication
Laboratory Techniques
Casting and moulding
Latex and plastic appliances
Special effects
Hair Goods and the Hair Kit
Types of hairs and their uses
Application techniques
Selected bibliography
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780240802176
ISBN-10: 0240802179
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 10th August 1995
Publisher: FOCAL PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.86 x 21.64  x 1.55
Weight (kg): 0.73
Edition Number: 1