Why fear the things that go bump in the night when you can become one?
World-renowned special effects artists Brian and Nick Wolfe will teach you how to transform everyday faces into an army of ghastly personas--from raging fire demons and disfigured zombies, to blood-spattered vampires and otherworldly aliens--with simple face-painting techniques. Learn the secrets to creating believable, creepy costume makeup with readily available materials, easy-to-follow instruction, and a monster-load of cool inspiration for everyone from novices to more experienced face painters.
This book takes readers by the hand and leads them, step by step, through the process of becoming a professional costume designer for film and television. Starting with how to get into the business, conduct interviews, make costume presentations to producers and directors, break down scripts for requirements and budgets, hire and run costume departments, engage in manufacture, work with rental companies, and run on-set production, this book demystifies the design process for the creative costume designer.
In this volume, 16 of the world's greatest movie costume designers come together to share their inspiration and knowledge with the world. They provide insights into the challenges of building a team, working with budgets and collaboration with production designers, actors and directors.
This book covers basic facial makeup styles, simple scars and gashes, masks, and molds and cast-making, plus instructions to create vampires, zombies and other fantastical characters. With clear step-by-step directions and color photographs, it presents stunning conceptual pieces from many of the contributing artists and a section on manga and cosplay hair and makeup.
Along with walking you through genre-specific considerations (horror, fantasy, sci-fi, and so on) the author also teaches you about the gear you will need, how to maintain your kit, how to take care of the actor's skin, how to airbrush properly when HD is involved, and so much more. Learn how to sculpt and mold your own makeup prosthetics, with a focus on how human anatomy relates to sculpture, to create the most realistic effects.
In this book, Janus Vinther provides step-by-step guidelines for achieving a wide variety of grotesque and outlandish effects, including bullet holes, body fluids and burns. In addition there is a chapter on specialised character make-up ranging from Dracula to the Terminator. With detailed explanation of techniques and materials and illustrated throughout, this book contains everything you need to know to look your worst.
A masterclass for anyone who wants to know how makeup stylists do what they do, the top beauty secrets only professional artists know, essential equipment to keep on hand, how to break into the business and how to work with photographers and celebrities, Makeup Is Art offers a true insight into the creative world of makeup artistry
Filled with striking images of costume play from around the world, this definitive look at the global phenomenon known as "cosplay" examines its evolution from the fringes of society to the spotlight of modern culture.
Whether you are creating costumes, planning a spooky party or wanting to entice trick-or-treaters with delightfully eerie displays, Creative Costumes & Halloween Décor will give you a wealth of inspiration and detailed easy-to-follow directions for each project. ... With projects ranging from kid-friendly to beginner to advanced, everyone can participate in the Halloween fun.
Offers instructions, illustrations, and tips for thirteen serging projects, along with an overview of the components, different types of stitches, tools and supplies, techniques, maintenance, and troubleshooting for the machine.
This book offers the steps you need to recreate hairstyles of the past. To style hair with a vintage look, this book includes: instructions for hairstyles from the 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s, using detailed photographs; a breakdown of techniques used in the past, plus modern options to achieve the same look; ideas on combining elements for your hair and skill level; and tips on hair accessories, makeup, and nails to complete the retro look.
Covers the basics of styling and creating wigs for film and stage, such as hair types, styling tools, wig making and measuring, coloring, cutting, maintenance, and storage. Includes techniques to design different historical hairstyles, to create beards and toupees, and tips for altering existing wigs or making wigs from scratch. Also offers solutions to wig-making problems and information about theater productions.
Everything an aspiring electrician needs to know; covers electrical theory, practical electrical work, and the National Electrical Code; perfect for self-study for your electrician's licensing exam; complete with end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam.
A fully up-to-date, hands-on guide to electric motors. Essential for anyone who needs to buy, install, troubleshoot, maintain, or repair small to industrial-size electric motors, this practical guide contains new information on three-phase motors along with coverage of the latest test instruments.
Offering the most current coverage available; this book is completely revised and up to date with the 2014 National Electrical Code. Extremely reader friendly, the text has long been popular with learners. Vibrant, full-color illustrations and photographs help you easily grasp difficult concepts.
Delivering the very latest in industry standards and procedures...the 18th edition continues to provide comprehensive, authoritative coverage that fully implements the 2014 National Electrical Code. The book's signature three-part organization thoroughly covers Code, Electrical Knowledge, and Applications.
In this hands-on guide, a lifelong electronics repair guru shares his tested techniques and invaluable insights. How to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic shows you how to repair and extend the life of all kinds of solid-state devices, from modern digital gadgetry to cherished analog products of yesteryear.
Join veteran metalworker Ed Barr as he walks you through the ins and outs of planning a sheet metal project, acquiring the necessary tools and resources, doing the work, and adding the perfect finishing touches for a seamless final product.
Creating door skins, fenders, hoods, and a variety of other components from sheet metal is a crucial skill for building hot rods, restoring many classic cars, and fabricating parts for competition cars...
This collection of priceless tips, tricks, skills, and experiences from a veteran of the trade is presented in a way that captures the attention of users and engages them in the process of furthering the art. It includes shop-tested descriptions and illustrations of creative and unique skills and observations from almost 40 years in the metalworking trades.
Learn how to: plan the project, shrink & stretch, use the English wheel, weld aluminum or steel, layout complex projects.
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UNDERCAR DIGEST serves automotive-repair facilities involved in undercar services that include brake, exhaust and chassis diagnostics and repairs. It also covers a variety of other repairs including drivability. Current PRINT issues are now on display in the library.
A must-have handbook for students and professionals in urban planning, landscape architecture, and architecture. It is also a rewarding resource for general artists, sketchers, and anyone interested in the Urban Sketching phenomenon.
Revealing the secret history of punctuation, this tour of two thousand years of the written word, from ancient Greece to the Internet, explores the parallel histories of language and typography throughout the world and across time.
Through instruction, interviews and real-world inspiration, Mastering Type explores the power of each typographic element--both as it stands alone and as it works with other elements--to create successful design, to strengthen your skill set and to inspire your next project.
Making and Breaking the Grid is a comprehensive layout design workshop that assumes that in order to effectively break the rules of grid-based design, one must first understand those rules and see them applies to real-world projects.
This step-by-step, highly visual text provides a comprehensive introduction to managing and maintaining computer hardware and software. Written by best-selling author and educator Jean Andrews, this text integrates the CompTIAA+ Exam objectives to prepare you for the 220-801 and 220-802 certification exams.
Linux for Beginners doesn't make any assumptions about your background or knowledge of Linux. You need no prior knowledge to benefit from this book. You will be guided step by step using a logical and systematic approach.
The completely updated Network+ Guide to Networks, 6th Edition gives readers the technical skills and industry know-how required to begin an exciting career installing, configuring, and troubleshooting computer networks.
Provides the essential math skills necessary for plumbing and pipefitting, including a thorough math review and on-the-job applications, such as pipe length calculations, sheet metal work, and the builder's level. Includes real-world examples, reference tables, and formulas.
Give your students the math skills they need to succeed in the electrical trade. It introduces them to the important math principles through problems designed for the electrical profession and offers them an excellent opportunity to develop and practice problem-solving skills while at the same time providing a valuable review of electrical terminology.