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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Period Make-Up for the Stage: Step-By-Step (Hardcover)  by Rosemarie Swinfield (Author)

In the field of theatrical make-up, there are many books for a beginning student to choose from, most of them priced outrageously and not all that helpful for practical use. This book is the exception! Swinfield's step-by-step guide is informative, and easy to read.

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The Complete Make-Up Artist: Working in Film, Television and Theatre (Paperback)  by Penny Delamar (Author)

There are step by step photographs in this book that are truly amazing; as a whole it is a comprehensive assembly of all the information that a makeup artist needs and is essential both for the novice and professional.

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Face Painting (Spiral-bound)  by Inc. Klutz (Author)

A fully photographic how-to feast on kids' face painting. The waterbased face paints themselves come from Kryolan, manufacturers of the most-respected theatrical makeup in the world.

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Stage Makeup Step-By-Step: The Complete Guide to Basic Makeup, Planning and Designing Makeup  by Rosemarie Swinfield (Author)

This book's usefulness is diminished by the often heavy-handed techniques it demonstrates. The old age makeup, for instance, is poorly applied and would not register well with an audience.

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Stage Makeup: The Actor's Complete Guide to Today's Techniques and Materials  by Laura Thudium (Author)

Besides period makeup, age makeup, and special-effects applications, the book delves into fantasy makeup, animal faces, and other kinds of stylization found on the contemporary stageand with the use of the most up-to-date materials.

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Theatrical FX Makeup  by David Sartor ,John Pivovarnick (Author)

Or A Midsummer Night's Dream and can't figure out makeup for Puck. Or any number of plays featuring ghosts, zombies, beat-up boxers, otherworldly creatures, or just folks who've had some really bad luck lately. This lavishly illustrated guide to the dark side of special-effects makeup will walk you step by step through the process.

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