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Make up Design Technical Theatre. Why do we use Stage Makeup? To identify a character To identify a character To make someone older on stage To make someone.

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1 Make up Design Technical Theatre

2 Why do we use Stage Makeup? To identify a character To identify a character To make someone older on stage To make someone older on stage To make the facial features visible To make the facial features visible To create a character (an animal, a hunchback, the phantom of the opera) To create a character (an animal, a hunchback, the phantom of the opera)

3 What do you need in a Makeup Kit? Foundation Foundation Clown white Clown white Face powder Face powder Rouge Rouge Liners Liners Lipstick Lipstick Liquid body makeup Liquid body makeup Putty Putty Makeup pencils Makeup pencils Mascara Mascara Makeup remover Makeup remover Brushes Brushes Powder puff Powder puff Spirit gum Spirit gum Hair color Hair color Face wipes, hair pins, etc. Face wipes, hair pins, etc.

4 Who applies the Makeup? Most actors are trained to do their own makeup Most actors are trained to do their own makeup However, extreme designs will require a makeup artist However, extreme designs will require a makeup artist

5 Makeup Crew Applies the makeup Applies the makeup Make sure all the actors have the right amount of makeup (not too much or too little) Make sure all the actors have the right amount of makeup (not too much or too little) Assists actors in the dressing room Assists actors in the dressing room Good practice to become a makeup designer Good practice to become a makeup designer

6 Basic Application: Step 1 Foundation: need correct color, may have to blend two colors to make it look natural Foundation: need correct color, may have to blend two colors to make it look natural Two types: crème and cake (crème blends better) Two types: crème and cake (crème blends better) Crème: can be applied with fingers or sponge; blend it into neck line Crème: can be applied with fingers or sponge; blend it into neck line Cake: (motion picture), applied with damp sponge or brush Cake: (motion picture), applied with damp sponge or brush

7 Basic Application: Step 2 Highlighting and Shadowing (chiaroscuro) Highlighting and Shadowing (chiaroscuro) Brings out, corrects, or changes features Brings out, corrects, or changes features Shadow: five shades darker or brown or reddish-brown, or maroon Shadow: five shades darker or brown or reddish-brown, or maroon Highlight: five shades lighter, yellow or white Highlight: five shades lighter, yellow or white

8 Basic Application: Step 3 Rouge Rouge Oval face: apply in a cresent shape to the cheekbone and blend up and out Oval face: apply in a cresent shape to the cheekbone and blend up and out Round face: blend along cheekbone and downward closer to the nose Round face: blend along cheekbone and downward closer to the nose Long face: place high on cheekbone and blend out toward the temples Long face: place high on cheekbone and blend out toward the temples

9 Lipstick Lipstick Female: match to hair, foundation, and costume Female: match to hair, foundation, and costume Male: brown or reddish-brown lining color Male: brown or reddish-brown lining color You can change the shape of the lip by blocking out the outer edges with foundation and outlining the new shape with a lip pencil You can change the shape of the lip by blocking out the outer edges with foundation and outlining the new shape with a lip pencil

10 Basic Application: Step 4 Eyes and Eyebrows Eyes and Eyebrows Eye Shadow is used to beautify the eye, make it larger, and indicate character Eye Shadow is used to beautify the eye, make it larger, and indicate character Apply to upper lids only Apply to upper lids only Eye liner: will accent the eye and make it larger Eye liner: will accent the eye and make it larger Eye brows should frame the eye and not attract attention Eye brows should frame the eye and not attract attention

11 Basic Application: Step 5 Powdering Powdering Use translucent or one tone lighter Use translucent or one tone lighter Sets the Makeup, prevents it from running Sets the Makeup, prevents it from running Softens the lines Softens the lines Powder should be pressed into the makeup gently or patted on Powder should be pressed into the makeup gently or patted on Do not rub or smear Do not rub or smear

12 Basic Application: Step 6 Finishing Touches Finishing Touches You may want to touch some areas You may want to touch some areas Restore color that the powder dulled Restore color that the powder dulled Apply mascara or false eyelashes Apply mascara or false eyelashes Mascara: Brown, unless you have dark brunette hair Mascara: Brown, unless you have dark brunette hair

13 Examples Page 62 Page 62 How Does the Show Go On? By Thomas Schumacher How Does the Show Go On? By Thomas Schumacher

14 How will the process work? First, you will create a design by tracing the faces and adding your own detail and color First, you will create a design by tracing the faces and adding your own detail and color Second, you will write a paragraph describing your design and your rationale Second, you will write a paragraph describing your design and your rationale Third, you will come into class and apply the design to your face Third, you will come into class and apply the design to your face Fourth, the instructor will take a picture of your design Fourth, the instructor will take a picture of your design Fifth, Clean up! Fifth, Clean up!

15 Make up Morgue A morgue is a reference file that designers use to develop their designs. For this assignment you will need: 1) 3 ring binder 1) 3 ring binder 2) Dividers 3) A variety of pictures from each category The 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.

16 Morgue Categories Fantasy and Glamour Fantasy and Glamour Clown Clown Animal Animal Ethnic and Tribal Ethnic and Tribal Chinese Opera Chinese Opera Hero/Ingénue Hero/Ingénue God/Demon God/Demon Characters Characters Celebrities Celebrities People/Faces People/Faces Women Men Old Age Old Age Cuts and Bruises Cuts and Bruises Facial Hair Facial Hair

17 Resources The Stage and The School, 7 th edition by Harry H. Schanker and Katharine Anne Ommanney The Stage and The School, 7 th edition by Harry H. Schanker and Katharine Anne Ommanney How Does the Show Go On? By Thomas Schumacher How Does the Show Go On? By Thomas Schumacher


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