Special Effects Make-up: For Film and Theatre (Backstage)

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Special effects have become an increasingly important part of both film and theatre production. With storylines becoming more sensational and technology more sophisticated, the market for high-quality special effects is huge. 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.

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Janus Vinther has worked as a make-up artist for many years. He is an experienced teacher and also runs his own freelance company, SPFX, which provides special effects for horror shows and films.

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..."this book is a veritable King James Bible of the macabre." -"Publishers Weekly "Aspiring monster and mayhem makers have a new guide to look forward to." -"Fangoria

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