Stage Makeup (Hardcover)  by Richard Corson (Author)

Widely referred to as the "bible of stage makeup," the timely revision of this classic text addresses principles and techniques in the use of makeup for the contemporary performer. This extensive exploration of the application and use of stage makeup, and makeup for a variety of performance venues, covers all aspects in detail and contains over 400 photographs, drawings, and diagrams demonstrating step-by-step procedures.

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 Book Description

Widely referred to as the "bible of stage makeup," the timely revision of this classic text addresses principles and techniques in the use of makeup for the contemporary performer. This extensive exploration of the application and use of stage makeup, and makeup for a variety of performance venues, covers all aspects in detail and contains over 400 photographs, drawings, and diagrams demonstrating step-by-step procedures. Thoroughly updated and revised, this classic text remains accurate and comprehensive, providing information from which all readers - whether students to the field or seasoned, professional makeup artists - will benefit. For anyone involved in the Makeup of theatre, dance or stage productions.
--This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

From the Back Cover
Key Benefit: A classic in the field, this book helps makeup artists and actors learn the proper technique when applying stage makeup. Key Topics: This easy, step-by-step guide is comprised of 20 comprehensive chapters covering all aspects of stage makeup application. Topics include: basic techniques as well as new methods and materials for all types of stage makeup; updated information on hairstyles and fashions. Revered as the stage makeup bible, this book includes listings of makeup colors from various manufacturers and color guides. Market: Makeup artists and others involved with making up people for the stage.

About the Author
Richard Corson (late) was the author of several fashion and makeup books. He taught courses in theatrical makeup in several colleges across the country. In 1972 he received the Founders Award (International Thespian Society) "in recognition of distinguished contributions to theatre and youth." His name is perhaps the most well-recognized in the industry.

James Galvan is an Associate Professor of Costume Design and Technology in the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Texas at Austin. Over the past twenty years he has presented workshops in such diverse places as Moscow and Hong Kong. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.