Creative Makeup : A step-by-step guide to expressive makeup from fantasy to full illusion
This collection of techniques and tutorials will explain everything you need to know about creative makeup whether you are an aspiring MUA, a makeup student or someone who enjoys makeup as a creative outlet.
Author and MUA, Rachel Duffy, encourages you to draw on inspiration from life, film and fiction to get creative with makeup. These fundamental techniques will provide you with the skills you need and help you on your way to your specific creative goals. These techniques and tutorials are an ideal learning base for retail or brand artistry, cosplay, theatre, television and film work, special effects and editorial work.
There are instructions for all the basic techniques required to get started including how to create the perfect base through to more advanced techniques such as eyebrow blocking which is necessary for the more dramatic and involved looks. There is also advice on colour theory and how to use it when developing characters and creating your own designs. Rachel explains how to create the perfect flawless base on which to build your looks and takes you through the process step-by-step. There is also detailed advice about choosing the right tools and materials that you need in order to get the best results.
Once you've got the basics nailed there are 12 incredible looks for you to experiment with all with step-by-step text instructions and photography. These range from 'lighter looks' that can be amped up or toned down, right through to four stunning illusion looks that will completely transform your image and send your social media feed into meltdown.
The 12 key looks cover all the important makeup trends including floating eyeliner and neon eyeliner, through to illusion makeup, animal print and much more. Choose your favourite look from: Spotlight Eye; Monochrome Graphic Liner; Ombre Cat Liner; Limelight Deep Smoke; Rainbow Electrica; Sea Siren; Woodland Fae; Celestial Being; Flapper Starlet; Haunted Skull; Space Bot and Circus Horrorshow. Your creative makeup play time starts here - you just have to let your creativity flow!
- Paperback | 128 pages
- 216 x 229 x 12.7mm | 430.91g
- 13 Sep 2022
- David & Charles
- Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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