Costume  Makeup  and Hair Book

Costume Makeup and Hair


  • Author : Adrienne L. McLean
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-10-07
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9780813571539

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Costume Makeup and Hair Excerpt :

Movie buffs and film scholars alike often overlook the importance of makeup artists, hair stylists, and costumers. With precious few but notable exceptions, creative workers in these fields have received little public recognition, even when their artistry goes on to inspire worldwide fashion trends. From the acclaimed Behind the Silver Screen series, Costume, Makeup, and Hair charts the development of these three crafts in the American film industry from the 1890s to the present. Each chapter examines a different era in film history, revealing how the arts of cinematic costume, makeup, and hair, have continually adapted to new conditions, making the transitions from stage to screen, from monochrome to color, and from analog to digital. Together, the book’s contributors give us a remarkable glimpse into how these crafts foster creative collaboration and improvisation, often fashioning striking looks and ingenious effects out of limited materials. Costume, Makeup, and Hair not only considers these crafts in relation to a wide range of film genres, from sci-fi spectacles to period dramas, but also examines the role they have played in the larger marketplace for fashion and beauty products. Drawing on rare archival materials and lavish color illustrations, this volume provides readers with both a groundbreaking history of film industry labor and an appreciation of cinematic costume, makeup, and hairstyling as distinct art forms.

Make Up  Hair and Costume for Film and Television Book

Make Up Hair and Costume for Film and Television


  • Author : Jan Musgrove
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2013-07-18
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136055614

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Make Up Hair and Costume for Film and Television Excerpt :

An introductory guide for students learning professional make-up, hairdressing and wardrobe skills and `front of camera' professionals needing an understanding of the techniques. Written by an experienced professional, this manual offers a step-by step approach for the complete beginner with diagrams to show procedures for a variety of make-up effects, from corrective and character make-up, to period dramas, special effects and prosthetics. It describes the skills required of the job, introduces special make-up products and how to apply them for different effect and sets the context for the make-up artist's role, by considering technical requirements such as lighting, camerawork and chroma-key backgrounds.

Hair and Makeup in Theater Book

Hair and Makeup in Theater


  • Author : Bethany Bryan
  • Publisher : Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC
  • Release Date : 2017-12-15
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 9781502630049

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Hair and Makeup in Theater Excerpt :

Hair and makeup can transform actors, placing them in a different time and place, or even altering their age. This book explores the ways these artists lend their talents to the stage and how they work with others on the theater team to give each play a distinctive look.

Costume Design in Theater Book

Costume Design in Theater


  • Author : Ruth Bjorklund
  • Publisher : Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC
  • Release Date : 2016-12-15
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 9781502622785

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Costume Design in Theater Excerpt :

If you have a love of history and clothing, there is a role for you in the theater. This book outlines the skills needed to be a costume designer, what must be done while the show is being rehearsed, and what the designer does during and after the performance. There is a chapter on how these experiences can translate to work in the real world, and there is a sidebar about someone who has made a career out of a love of clothes.

The Makeup Artist Handbook Book
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The Makeup Artist Handbook


  • Author : Gretchen Davis
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-06-26
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 326
  • ISBN 10 : 9781315514161

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The Makeup Artist Handbook Excerpt :

Learn first-rate techniques and tips from some of the best makeup artists in the business in the new edition of The Makeup Artist Handbook. Renown makeup pros Gretchen Davis and Mindy Hall bring an impressive set of experience in all areas to the book, including work on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Steve Jobs, The Wolf of Wall Street, Blue Jasmine, Star Trek, Pearl Harbor, HBO’s Looking and many other films and TV shows. This full-color, comprehensive new edition offers brand new photographs and on-the-job examples to demonstrate makeup techniques and fundamentals on topics such as beauty, time periods, black and white photography and up-to-date information on cutting-edge techniques like computer-generated characters, makeup effects, mold-making, air brushing, and plenty of information on how to work effectively on set.

Bit Players  Bird Girls and Fake Break Ups Book

Bit Players Bird Girls and Fake Break Ups


  • Author : S. M. Stevens
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release Date : 2014-02-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 226
  • ISBN 10 : 1494971909

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Bit Players Bird Girls and Fake Break Ups Excerpt :

Senior year is not going as planned. The drama club Sadie Perkins co-founded is being hijacked by the new director, college applications loom like a sinister unknown, and Sadie's boyfriend Alex moves in with her family while his mother is in the hospital. That's right, moves in. They eat every meal together, sleep across the hallway from each other, and share a bathroom. Can you say awkward? Making it worse, they have to pretend to be broken up, or Sadie's old-fashioned parents won't let Alex stay. Acting and real life blur as Sadie and Alex struggle to maintain their roles, so Alex doesn't have to move in with out-of-state relatives. At least Sadie has theatre to keep her sane. She's got a lead in Seussical, and satisfies her need to create with Whossical, a student-produced satire of the beloved Dr. Seuss-themed musical. If Sadie's choosing and winning the roles she wants, why does she feel so out of control? If you enjoy this novel, check out the other Bit Players books at www.BitPlayers.me, a blog, book and theatre resource site.

American Costume 1915 1970 Book
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American Costume 1915 1970


  • Author : Shirley Miles O'Donnol
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 1989-08-22
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 270
  • ISBN 10 : 0253113733

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American Costume 1915 1970 Excerpt :

Shirley Miles O'Donnol provides both illustrations and written descriptions of styles worn in everyday life and suggests ways of adapting them to stage use. Her animated and informative text gives an overview of social trends as well as insight into the fashions themselves. Since women's fashions change more frequently and more radically than men's, the chapters follow the eras in women's apparel: "The First World War," "The Flaming Twenties," "The Depressed Thirties," "The Second World War," "The Postwar Era and the 'New Look,'" "The Late Fifties: Dawn of the Space Age," and "The Sixties: Unisex and Miniskirts." Lavishly illustrated with original drawings by the author, photographs of costumes now in museum collections, and drawings and photographs taken from fashion magazines spanning more than fifty years, American Costume, 1915-1970 is a practical -- and entertaining -- handbook for the stage costumer.

Directing and Producing for Television Book

Directing and Producing for Television


  • Author : Ivan Cury
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-03-16
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 326
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317298991

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Directing and Producing for Television Excerpt :

Directing and Producing for Television provides essential tools required to direct and produce effectively in a variety of settings. Ideal for students in television production courses, Directing and Producing for Television addresses critical production techniques for various formats, including multiple-camera panel productions, news and demonstration programs, as well as scripted and musical productions, documentaries, sports, commercials, and PSAs. In full color for the first time, this new edition has been updated to include information about online distribution platforms like YouTube and Vimeo, and new production tools such as actions cameras, smart phones, DSLRs, and drones. New, full-colour images throughout give this classic text a fresh look featuring today’s latest technology Written by an expert with years of experience in both the industry and in teaching television directing and producing An approachable writing style brings a real world perspective to the procedures and protocols of a demanding industry Visuals showing camera setups and accompanying shots illustrate the best approach to a variety of formats and the related challenges for each

A Cultural History of Hair in the Modern Age Book

A Cultural History of Hair in the Modern Age


  • Author : Geraldine Biddle-Perry
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-12-10
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781350122833

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A Cultural History of Hair in the Modern Age Excerpt :

Over the last century, there has been a revolution in self-presentation and social attitudes towards hair. Developments in mass manufacturing, advances in chemical science and new understandings of bodies and minds have been embraced by new kinds of hairdressers and their clientele and embodied in styles that reflect shifting ideals of what it is to be and to look modern. The emergence of the ladies hairdressing salon, the rise of the celebrity stylist, the impact of Hollywood, an expanding mass media, and a new synergy between fashions in clothing and hairstyles have rippled out globally. Fashions in hair styles and their representation have taken on new meanings as a way of resisting dominant social structures, experimenting with social taboos, and expressing a modern sense of self. From the 1920s bob to the punk cut, hair has continued to be deeply involved in society's larger issues. Drawing on a wealth of visual, textual and object sources, and illustrated with 75 images, A Cultural History of Hair in the Modern Age presents essays that explore how politics, science, religion, fashion, beauty, the visual arts, and popular culture have reshaped modern hair and its significance as an agent of social change.

Dream Job Profiles Book

Dream Job Profiles


  • Author : Donna Hayden Green
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 180
  • ISBN 10 : 0618563202

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Dream Job Profiles Excerpt :

Provides informative profiles of young people who found their ultimate dream jobs and success at an early age and gives young entrepreneurs advice and inspiration on how to pursue their own dreams.

Selected Projects Book

Selected Projects


  • Author : Hongji Zhu
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:983466068

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Television Production Book
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Television Production


  • Author : Gerald Millerson
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 399
  • ISBN 10 : 9780240520780

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Television Production Excerpt :

The bible of television production books--now thoroughly overhauled for the new millennium!

Theatrical Makeup Book

Theatrical Makeup


  • Author : Sharon Sobel
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2015-12-22
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 152
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317630364

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Theatrical Makeup Excerpt :

In many theatrical productions, it falls to the performers to apply their own makeup, with minimal or no instruction. Theatrical Makeup clearly and concisely explains the basics of theatrical makeup techniques to allow stage actors to put their best face forward! You will gain understanding of the physiology of the human face and, using cream based makeup, as well as commercial cosmetics, learn how to contour it to suit your character with the use of highlight and shadow. Hundreds of full color images and step-by-step instructions illustrate how to visually manipulate bone structure and apparent age, apply simple facial hair and wounds, and create glamorous and natural stage makeup. Also covered are the tools you will need to apply your own makeup, along with critical health and hygiene tips.

Costume Design in TV and Film Book

Costume Design in TV and Film


  • Author : Nancy Capaccio
  • Publisher : Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC
  • Release Date : 2018-12-15
  • Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 9781502640406

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Costume Design in TV and Film Excerpt :

Costume designers don't just design costumes, they design the characters in movies and television shows. In this book, readers will enjoy learning the behind-the-scenes stories about how costumes turn ordinary-looking actors into everything from superheroes to villains, peasants to kings. They'll discover how they can channel their passion for fashion and history into work in the real world. Seeing how the craft of costuming requires not only research but also teamwork, budgeting, and attention to detail will reinforce good practices that transcend careers.

Queer Images Book

Queer Images


  • Author : Benshoff
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release Date : 2005-10-13
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9780742568570

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Queer Images Excerpt :

Queer Images chronicles representations of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer sexualities over one hundred years of American film. The most up-to-date and comprehensive book of its kind, it explores the ever-changing images of queer characters onscreen as well as the work of queer filmmakers and the cultural histories of queer audiences--from the works of discreetly homosexual filmmakers during Hollywood''s Golden Age and classical Hollywood''s attempt to purge sex perversion from films, to queer exploitation and physique films, cinematic responses to AIDS, and how contemporary Hollywood deals with queer issues. An essential volume for film buffs and anyone interested in sexuality and culture. Visit our website for sample chapter!