The Makeup Artist Handbook: Techniques for Film, Television, Photography, and Theatre by Gretchen Davis, Mindy Hall

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  • ISBN-13: 9780240809410
  • Edition Description: Older Edition
  • Edition Number: 1
  • Pub. Date: March 2008
  • Publisher:Taylor & Francis
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  • Pub. Date: March 2008
  • Publisher:Taylor & Francis
  • Format: Textbook Paperback, 296pp

Synopsis

High definition (HD) technology has revolutionized the techniques you need to know as a makeup artist. To stay ahead of the game, you need to know more, have more talent, and be more detailed than ever before. HD shows every wrinkle, pore, and pimple — making your role as makeup artist extremely important. This full color book shows step-by-steps how to achieve flawless makeup applications that make the actors look as good as they do. It also shows techniques only a Hollywood makeup artist would know. Basics such as beauty, time periods, and black & white film are covered, as well as cutting edge information such as airbrushing, makeup for computer generated movies, and special effects.

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Biography

Gretchen Davis resides in San Francisco working as a freelance Makeup Artist, and writer for the entertainment industry. She is highly sought after to work with high profile clients in film, television, and digital media as a personal or department head. Some of her clients include Sony, Paramount, Disney, DreamWorks, Universal, Electronic Arts, Pixar and ILM. She has keyed projects like Feature Film Milk, On the Road, and NBC's Trauma. Department Headed Films like Hemingway &Gellhorn with HBO, and political drama Knife Fight. Gretchen Co Authored "The Makeup Artist Handbook” distributed World Wide by Focal Press and published by Elsevier in March 2008. The book is critical acclaimed as a must have for the working Makeup Artist. She is a member of I.A.T.S.E. Local 706, Makeup Artists and Hairstylists, Hollywood. As an Instructor, she creatively designed a makeup program for The Academy of Art University in SF. Today she continues to enjoy a successful career as a freelance Makeup Artist, Instructor, and writer. Her blog www.gretchendavismakeup.com is an educational web site for anybody working in the entertainment industry.
Mindy Hall's over 26 years of professional experience as a makeup artist, and her career spans film, television, photography, and theatre. She won an Academy Award for her work on 2009 film Star Trek.

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Excellent resource!by Anonymous

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February 08, 2012: I bought the previous edition of this book and found it to be an invaluable resoirce for anyone seriously interested in the many varied makeup professions. The compilation of resources is in itself a huge benefit and time saver. This is a musr have!

Excellent resource!by Anonymous

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February 08, 2012: I bought the previous edition of this book and found it to be an invaluable resoirce for anyone seriously interested in the many varied makeup professions. The compilation of resources is in itself a huge benefit and time saver. This is a musr have!