MUA Top 5: sfx books. Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen: Making and Applying Prosthetics by Todd Debreceni If there's one book. Acclaimed as the best book ever published on the subject, A Complete Guide to Special Effects Makeup covers everything from basic facial makeup styles. Dedicated solely to special effects makeup, this book gives you tips and techniques from a seasoned artist with years of film, TV, and theatrical experience.
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A Complete Guide to Special Effects Makeup book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Created by some of Japan's most talented . The acclaimed follow-up to one of the most widely heralded special effects makeup tutorial books ever published. A Complete Guide to Special. Acclaimed as one of the best books ever published on the subject, "A Complete Guide to Special Effects Makeup" covers everything from basic.
Also covered are "background" projects that include stationary systems such as fog chillers and how to make water glow under black light.
This book guides you through the project of building and shows how to control it with AC motors and pneumatics systems inside your animated props. This does overlap a little with his other volume, "Applied Robotics" see below. A hands-on introduction to the field of robotics, this book will guide the hobbyist through the issues and challenges of building a working robot.
Each chapter builds upon the previous one, extending a core robot project throughout the book. Examples of chapters include: Highly Recommended The most complete book on makeup prosthetics available. Contents include:. Legendary special make-up effects artist, Tom Savini's books, Grande Illusions and Grande Illusions II, have been entertaining readers and educating the next generation of artists for decades.
Now, for the first time, both books are combined into one ultimate guide to the craft and art of make-up effects.
With hundreds of pictures and diagrams, Grande Illusions uses Tom's real world experience on dozens of classic movies to show the readers exactly how he did each effect in an easy to understand step-by-step guide. This book offers budding make-up artists and film fans a firsthand look at how cinematic illusions are created.
Some of the amazing effects that are explained in this book are from legendary films such as: Using his own films as an example, Tom teaches not only how he did each effect, but also how to do head casts, make case molds, punching hair, sketching, color plates and casting teeth, giving budding artists a full understanding of the craft. With amazing introductions by fellow legends, Stephen King, George Romero and Dick Smith, Grande Illusions is sure to thrill and entice film fans and become and become a constant companion for new make-up artists.
At last the long awaited sequel to the academy award winner's best-selling book. Features many of the author's later film projects. This is the only book that covers all the basics of low-cost vacuum forming, including molds, materials, heat sources, vacuum sources and suppliers.
It offers many excellent ideas for people who want to get set up on a limited budget. This book is well worth the investment. We consider it one of our Top Ten Books available for download.
The Moldmaking Guide is 63 pages. The Casting Guide is 77 pages. The Source Guide for Modelmaking, Moldmaking, and Casting Materials is 28 pages, and contains sources for materials! There is also a Bonus Guide with charts and other valuable information.
The covers are plain paper and are stapled together, but they contain the best collection of practical information ever seen in an easy-to-read format. They cover procedures used extensively in special effects and other industries.
Moldmaking Guide is 63 pages. Casting Guide is 77 pages.
Source Guide for sources of materials is 28 pages. The covers are plain and are stapled together, but they contain the best collection of practical information ever seen in an easy-to-read format.
Covers procedures used extensively in special effects and other industries. Learn how the experts create fun and frightening horror make-ups. Over 26 terrifying make-ups and hundreds of pro techniques, with Zombies and Vampires Galore! The single most illustrated step-by-step guide on monster make-up Professional Techniques include easy step-by-step instructions for: The instructions seem to be straight forward and easy to follow, with lots of photographic documentation.
The biggest caveat is that this is not a 'from household items' kinda book.
One project requires the use of a metal bar grinder, a router and a blow torch. You need to be pretty serious to use this book; I gave it the full five for making me feel like I could even come close to doing anything as cool as what these professionals produce.
Sep 25, Mary rated it it was amazing. Though I cannot always refer to it for material since I don't aquire my stuff from Japan, I absolutely adore this as a reference book! I look to it for my every project.
It is simple, efficient, well described and the works are various and quite beautiful. It took me some time before I found this book. It was perfect at the time, and it still is now.
Having a short tips section about material: Plus you can find all that on youtube anyway! Jul 10, Andy rated it it was amazing Shelves: The number one book for any person interested in sfx make-up.
Easy to understand directions and wonderful pictures. This book is in highly recommended and in high-demand because it went out of print. Awesome book! Sep 24, Christina Moore rated it it was amazing.
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