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Special Make-Up Effects

1st Edition

By Vincent Kehoe


144 pages

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Paperback: 9780240800998
pub: 1991-01-08
Hardback: 9781138138636
pub: 2015-12-17
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pub: 1991-01-08
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Special Make-Up Effects concentrates on the genre of horror characters and other special creations (fantasy, sci-fi, etc), giving tips about the materials, techniques, and 'tricks of the trade' necessary to create unique make-up effects.

This focused volume is a scaled-down version of Vincent Kehoe's encyclopedic reference for professional make-up artists. It contains new segments and photographs. This book shows how many of cinema's most famous characters and effects were developed. It gives students and make-up artists the techniques they need to perform their own magic.

Table of Contents

Make-up products and the kit; Special and popular characters; Special effects; Casting and molding; Latex and plastic appliances.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / General