2Why do we use Stage Makeup? To identify a characterTo make someone older on stageTo make the facial features visibleTo create a character (an animal, a hunchback, the phantom of the opera)
3What do you need in a Makeup Kit? FoundationClown whiteFace powderRougeLinersLipstickLiquid body makeupPuttyMakeup pencilsMascaraMakeup removerBrushesPowder puffSpirit gumHair colorFace wipes, hair pins, etc.
4Who applies the Makeup? Most actors are trained to do their own makeup However, extreme designs will require a makeup artist
5Makeup Crew Applies the makeup Make sure all the actors have the right amount of makeup (not too much or too little)Assists actors in the dressing roomGood practice to become a makeup designer
6Basic Application: Step 1 Foundation: need correct color, may have to blend two colors to make it look naturalTwo types: crème and cake (crème blends better)Crème: can be applied with fingers or sponge; blend it into neck lineCake: (motion picture), applied with damp sponge or brush
7Basic Application: Step 2 Highlighting and Shadowing (chiaroscuro)Brings out, corrects, or changes featuresShadow: five shades darker or brown or reddish-brown, or maroonHighlight: five shades lighter, yellow or white
8Basic Application: Step 3 RougeOval face: apply in a cresent shape to the cheekbone and blend up and outRound face: blend along cheekbone and downward closer to the noseLong face: place high on cheekbone and blend out toward the temples
9LipstickFemale: match to hair, foundation, and costumeMale: brown or reddish-brown lining colorYou can change the shape of the lip by blocking out the outer edges with foundation and outlining the new shape with a lip pencil
10Basic Application: Step 4 Eyes and EyebrowsEye Shadow is used to beautify the eye, make it larger, and indicate characterApply to upper lids onlyEye liner: will accent the eye and make it largerEye brows should frame the eye and not attract attention
11Basic Application: Step 5 PowderingUse translucent or one tone lighterSets the Makeup, prevents it from runningSoftens the linesPowder should be pressed into the makeup gently or patted onDo not rub or smear
12Basic Application: Step 6 Finishing TouchesYou may want to touch some areasRestore color that the powder dulledApply mascara or false eyelashesMascara: Brown, unless you have dark brunette hair
13ExamplesPage 62How Does the Show Go On? By Thomas Schumacher
14How will the process work? First, you will create a design by tracing the faces and adding your own detail and colorSecond, you will write a paragraph describing your design and your rationaleThird, you will come into class and apply the design to your faceFourth, the instructor will take a picture of your designFifth, Clean up!
15Make up MorgueA morgue is a reference file that designers use to develop their designs. For this assignment you will need:1) 3 ring binder2) Dividers3) A variety of pictures from each categoryThe morgue should begin with a typed title page and table of contents. Then each category should be divided and labeled, so that it is easy to find. You may change the order of the categories as long as it corresponds to the table of contents. The Morgue should be well-organized and neat. For each category below you will need to find 3-5 pictures. At the end of our unit all of your own designs will be added to the Morgue.
16Morgue Categories Fantasy and Glamour Clown Animal Ethnic and Tribal Chinese OperaHero/IngénueGod/DemonCharactersCelebritiesPeople/FacesWomenMenOld AgeCuts and BruisesFacial Hair
17ResourcesThe Stage and The School, 7th edition by Harry H. Schanker and Katharine Anne OmmanneyHow Does the Show Go On? By Thomas Schumacher