Period Make-up for Studio, Stage and Screen: A Practical Reference for Actors, Models, Make-up Artists, Photographers, and Directors

Period Make-up for Studio, Stage and Screen: A Practical Reference for Actors, Models, Make-up Artists, Photographers, and Directors

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By (author) Kit Spencer

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  • Publisher: METHUEN DRAMA
  • Format: Spiral bound | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 160mm x 210mm x 26mm | 753g
  • Publication date: 28 February 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1408110431
  • ISBN 13: 9781408110430
  • Illustrations note: Colour images throughout
  • Sales rank: 161,689

Product description

Striking make-up is a vital part of creating character for film, stage shows and TV. Every period in history has its classic make-up styles. The clear step-by-step instructions, tricks and techniques featured in this book make it your essential guide to re-creating them. Whether you need to create authentic make-up for film, a stage production or fashion shoot - this guide has complete coverage from medieval princesses and Regency heroines to classic Hollywood style, punk-rock and more. With clear instructions and close-up photography, over a hundred looks can be re-created for innovative, iconic and authentic effect. 'There is a real wealth of information here - and it couldn't be clearer to read.' Reviewsgate.com

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Kit Spencer is an experienced make-up artist and hair stylist with a background in producing make-up for television, film, and music videos. She is the author of Period Hairstyles for Studio, Stage and Screen.

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'There is a real wealth of information here - and it couldn't be clearer to read.' Reviewsgate.com 'It isn't often that I get excited about training manuals especially when they deal with subjects of which I have absolutely no hands-on experience. But Period Hairstyles for Studio Stage and Screen and its companion volume Period Make-up, both by Kit Spencer and both new from Methuen Drama, are lovely, heavy ring-bound books with lots of outstandingly helpful pictures.' The Stage - Education Blog 'This book should prove a boon to anyone - prfessional or amateur - who aspires to bring authenticity with the make up of this particular period.' Promp, Cambridge Theatre Group ' I would thoroughly recommend these books to enthusiastic amateurs or young people ' The Stage (June 2009)