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Prosthetic Make-Up Artistry for Film and Television

By Clare Ramsey

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ISBN: 9781785005916
PUBLISHED: 03/06/2019
PAGES: 192
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 424 colour photographs and 14 line artworks

The popularity of fantasy blockbusters and sci-fi television has made the call for prosthetic artists a staple requirement in the majority of film crews. Prosthetic make-up has the ability to transform actors into unique, one-of-a-kind characters who take us into the realms of impossibility, limited only by the artist's imagination. Yet it can also be used in more subtle ways to alter physical appearance and create ageing, weight gain or illness, useful for a variety of genres and entertainment mediums.

This instructional book offers a fascinating insight into the world of prosthetic make-up artistry. It illustrates two- and three-dimensional make-up techniques and covers topics such as:


  • Life casting
  • Sculpting techniques
  • Gelatine prosthetics
  • Airbrushing
  • Hair punching
  • Hand-laid hair techniques
  • Novelty teeth design and manufacture

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