Discover how to create your own silver-screen magic in Special Make-Up Effects, a Focal Press book by Vincent Kehoe. This scaled-down version of his encyclopedic reference book features some added segments and photographs, including material from several Academy Award-winning make-up artists. Kehoe himself is a veteran make-up artist with over 300 films under his belt, and in this volume, he uses his valuable experience to help students and professional artists alike master the craft.
The book concentrates on the horror, science fiction, and fantasy genres, providing tips on the materials, techniques, and tricks of the trade required to create these unique effects. Kehoe shows you how many of cinema's most famous characters and effects were developed, and inspires you to create your own masterpieces.
Table of Contents
- Make-up products and the kit
- Special and popular characters
- Special effects
- Casting and molding
- Latex and plastic appliances