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MakeUP FX – Film & Television Makeup

With an emphasis on Airbrush Techniques for Higher Definition

Bradley Look shares his award-winning techniques and applications to create masterful makeup and special effects.


“It’s about time someone finally designed airbrush stencils with the makeup artists in mind & share their award-winning experience.”
– Michael G Westmore.

Emmy-winning makeup artist (for Star Trek: Voyager’s Threshold), Bradley Look, takes you behind the scenes of the Hollywood makeup artistry to show how to airbrush more effectively, in the growing age of High Definition format, using Makeup FX template stencils. Demonstrates prosthetics, special effects and beauty application using the airbrush. Follow the step-by-step process, using freehand spray & Makeup FX template stencils.

Teaches:

  • Beauty application
  • Application of foam appliances
  • Use of the Zazzo® Makeup FX Template series
  • Character Troupe™ & Beauty ensemble™
  • Creation of mixed medium makeup

SAVE $20
2 DVD Set: FFXSET
$178.00

MakeUP FX Character Prosthetics & Special Effects



F2674DVD
$99.00
40 min.

MakeUP FX Beauty Ensemble & Airbrush



F2675DVD
$99.00
37 min.


The Westmore Monsters Of Hollywood

An in-depth docudrama exploring the Westmores’ Legendary Legacy In the history of the modern American cinema, there are but few legacies of makeup artists. While the legendary Burman and Dawn each include three generations of makeup artists, there is but one lasting family that features four working generations: the Westmores of Hollywood. With ties to virtually every studio in the annals cinema, the Westmores have created classic monster makeup in top contemporary film and TV shows back to the earliest years of silent film, including Fredric March’s Mr. Hyde, Charles Laughton’s Hunchback of Notre Dame, and James Cagney’s Thousand Faces (of Lon Chaney).


F2673DVD
$99.00
30 min.


How to Make a Monster – The Comprehensive “How To” Guide to Applying Prosthetic Make-Up

Ideal for students of visual effects & make-up artists


This program provides a step-by-step guide to applying pre-made latex prosthetics to create monster creatures using special visual techniques.
Features the application and coloring of make-up for the following creatures plus the custom fitting of deluxe novelty dentures.

• Vampire
• Cyborg
• Demonic vampire
• Zombie
• Red devil


120 min.

F2664DVD
$ 99.00


Legends of Screen Make-Up

Produced by Scott Essman. A look back on the cinematic pioneers & masters of make up of the 20th century featuring John Chambers (Planet of the Apes), Dick Smith (The Exorcist), effects master Todd Tucker (Making Wolvy) and Jack Dawn (The Wizard of Oz).


A Tribute to the Wizard of Oz

A special behind-the-scenes look at the tribute to honor the make-up genius of Jack Dawn and his team, from the 60-year-old classic film - The Wizard of Oz. Watch the authentic recreation of seven characters from the film, led by a dream team of make up artists including Dorothy (Deborah Patino), the Scarecrow (Kenny Myers), the Tin Man (Kevin Haney), the Cowardly Lion (Bill Corso) and the Wicked Witch (Ve Neill). The unique celebration also features current creature king Rick Baker, director Ron Underwood and Howard Smit (who applied Munchkin makeups in the original film). It also includes original Munchkin Jerry Maren.


30 min.


F1167

$ 99.00

F1167DVD
$ 99.00


A Tribute to Dick Smith


The Exorcist, Amadeus, The Godfather. A living legend and master of special makeup effects. This program features exclusive interviews of Dick with his closest protégés, including Rick Baker, Kevin Haney, and Craig Reardon. It includes dozens of rare photos and film clips of Dick and his rarest make ups, many from his early days working in television along with photos and footage from his classic films, including The Exorcist, Altered States, The Hunger, Amadeus, and many others. Additional guest speakers include Forrest Ackerman, Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff, Michele Burke, and Lance Anderson. Special material from George Lucas and John Landis.



30 min.


F1168

$ 99.00

F1168DVD
$ 99.00


Making Wolvy


A must for students of special effects. This unprecedented documentary features footage and behind-the-scenes material from Wolvy - a six-character fantasy film. Learn how effects master Todd Tucker used a variety of methods, including facial prosthetics, puppeted creature suits, remote control “animatronics,” special costumes, and puppeteering to realize his unique vision.



24 min.

F1169
$ 99.00


F1169DVD
$ 119.00

 


A Tribute to John Chambers

Planet of the Apes, The Munsters. With very few and special exceptions, there is no more influential an individual in the modern world of special makeup effects than John Chambers. Through groundbreaking cinematic triumphs as pivotal as Planet of the Apes, Chambers 30-year career in Hollywood solidified his legacy as a technical master using plastic laminate, foam latex, mold-making, and prosthetic materials. Chambers left a legacy of excellence that continues to ripple through the work of his many peers and proteges.



30 min.

F1170
$ 99.00

F1170DVD
$ 99.00


Jack Pierce - The Man Behind The Monsters

One of the cinematic pioneers & masters of make up of the 20th century & the legendary monster-maker. This program details the life of Jack Pierce, the legendary monster-maker from Universal Studios classic horror period of 1928-1945. Pierce looks back on his life and work in cinema and his emergence as a premiere character makeup artist. We see Pierce’s work on The Man Who Laughs, Frankenstein, The Mummy, The Invisible Man, The Bride of Frankenstein, Son of Frankenstein and The Wolf Man through historical photos and footage and via live actors. This program re-creates 15 of Pierce's characters with makeup wizard Robert Burman from Frankenstein's Monster and Bride to the Im-Ho-Tep Mummy and the original Lon Chaney Jr. Wolf Man. Watch as costumes were created, sets constructed and the many hours of makeup preparation. Actors were lifecasted, makeups were sculpted, molds were made and makeup appliances were fabricated in prosthetic materials.



72 min.

F1171
$ 119.00


DVD Legends of Screen Make-Up

A look back on the cinematic pioneers & masters of make up of the 20th century. Includes: "A Tribute to the Wizard of Oz," A Tribute to Dick Smith and "A Tribute to John Chambers." A Tribute to the Wizard of Oz: A special behind-the-scenes look at the tribute to honor the make-up genius of Jack Dawn and his team, from the 60-year-old classic film - The Wizard of Oz. A Tribute to Dick Smith: A living legend and master of special makeup effects. This program features exclusive interviews of Dick with his closest protégés, including Rick Baker, Kevin Haney, and Craig Reardon. It includes dozens of rare photos and film clips of Dick and his rarest make ups. A Tribute to John Chambers: There is no more influential an individual in the modern world of special makeup effects than John Chambers. Through groundbreaking cinematic triumphs as pivotal as Planet of the Apes, Chambers 30-year career in Hollywood solidified his legacy as a technical master using plastic laminate, foam latex, mold-making, and prosthetic materials.


90 min.
F1176
$ 149.00


Pattern Development

The Pattern Development Video will be of interest to classes in costuming or anyone involved in producing theatrical costumes. - Video Rating Guide for Libraries.

The cutter or draper is at the heart of a costume construction team and transfers a costume designer's sketch into fully developed patterns and supervises the work of the stitchers in turning that pattern into a finished costume. Rosemary Ingham, presents a simple, straightforward approach to pattern development. She measures an actor, analyzes the costume sketch, develops a paper pattern, then makes and fits a design mock-up. This video presents a simple, straight-forward approach to pattern development including measuring the actor, analyzing the costume sketch, developing a pattern and fitting a design mock-up.

75 min.
F611
$ 129.00

The Basic Costumer



Costumer Carma Shawger covers costume research, the taking of measurements, costume acquisition and maintenance and various approaches to pattern making. She uses live models and historical illustrations to take an in-depth look at the specific requirements of Elizabethan, Victorian and Jazz Age costumes. Costuming a theatrical production can be fun and rewarding with proper organization. This video highlights 3 major time periods used frequently in educational theater and shows how to costume a production efficiently and cost effectively. Covers organization and research, Victorian era, measurements. Jazz era, acquisitions, patterns, Elizabethan era and costume maintenance.

73 min.
F647
$ 119.00

The Basic Costumer CDROM



For PC Only. Platforms required 95, 98, NT, ME,2000 or XP.

73 min.
F647CDROM
$ 149.00

The Basic Costumer DVD




73 min.
F647DVD
$ 149.00

Basic TV Makeup



Makeup artist Dawn Swayne provides some background on facial structure and the presents step-by-step makeup procedures.

30 min.
F707
$ 49.95

F707DVD
$ 59.95

 


TV Makeup: The Basics

" Four Stars - This program will have you up and running with brush in hand in 30 minutes.." - Videomaker Magazine

This program covers materials and equipment for a basic makeup kit with step-by-step demonstrations covering: two base application techniques, eye shadow, eyeliner, eyebrows, mascara, rouge, lips and powder. Separate sections cover makeup for men, including treatments for baldness and beardline and make up for dark skin, light skin, problem skin,children and techniques for interviews. This program also covers makeup removal, common makeup errors, handy hints for cooling down actors sweating under hot lights and a two-minute "quick fix" technique for interviews and other situations where a full makeup job isn't practical. Special emphasis is placed on makeup hygiene.

30 min.
F800DVD
$ 149.00
F800
$ 149.00

The Make-Up Workshop



This unique video leads several students through an actual make-up workshop and illustrates make-up preparation and application through simple step-by-step demonstrations. Includes; supplies and tools, facial anatomy, choosing the "right" make-up, corrective make-up, middle age make-up, old age make-up, mustaches and beard stubble, before and after shots and special effects.

90 min.
F975
$ 119.00

The Make-Up Workshop CDROM



For PC Only. Platforms required 95, 98, NT, ME,2000 or XP.

90 min.
F975CDROM
$ 149.00

The Make-Up Workshop DVD




90 min.
F975DVD
$ 149.00

Make Up & Visual Effects: Creature People

Features a rare behind-the-scenes from the set of STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE. Makeup enthusiasts, students and Star Trek fans will be fascinated to witness the application of makeup and paint to create the marauding Martok. Watch the entire makeup process from beginning to end as effects master Dave Quashnick transforms actors J.G. Hertzler into Klingon general, Martok. Also features a slew of interviews with makeup artists old and new, filmed over a ten-year period, including Rick Baker, Dick Smith, Kevin Haney, Craig Reardon, John Chambers, Greg Cannom, Rob Burman, Jennifer McManus, Michele Burke, Lance Anderson and actor Robert Picardo. Features Of the Program: Creature People interviews, Making Martok and Behind-the-Scenes with John Chambers Tribute.


30 min.

F2000DVD
$ 99.00

Creature People Video


The Mask Making Series - Visual & Special Effects

The Complete Series Teaching The Art of Mold Making, Casting & Painting Full Head Latex Masks. Taught by F/X Pros – Anthony Giordano & Omar Sfreddo.


Mask Making: Finishing & Painting Latex Masks

The Complete Series Teaching The Art of Mold Making, Casting & Painting Full Head Latex Masks. Taught by F/X Pros – Anthony Giordano & Omar Sfreddo.

Learn the secrets of how the award-winning Hollywood special effects artists make great looking latex masks & special effect props. Special effects artists Omar Sfreddo & Anthony Giordano team up to cover all the basic techniques as well as many studio tricks for latex casting. Teaches: Preparing clay walls, Creating the plaster mold, Building pry points, Demolding, Pouring the casting, Demolding the finished mask.

60 min.

F1195DVD
$ 99.00


Lon Chaney Tribute: Special Makeup Effects



Watch as a group of talented artists work their magic behind-the-scenes to bring Chaney’s (the great silent movie actor) characters to life. The Hunchback of Notre Dame, the Clown from He Who Gets Slapped, the Phantom and Chaney himself are all recreated in great artistic detail.

15 min.

 

 


F2651DVD
$ 99.00

Pattern Development


 

 


F611DVD
$ 149.00


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