Masks can have different shapes and characters, but all masks have in common the ability to reveal the depth of human essence. Bringing text beyond daily life, it filters substance and eliminates anecdotes.
... "The Mask is that artifice that immediately declares: theatre."
Lecoq : “Mask acting is not an exact science, but an exact art”
The use of masks in acting and performance date back to the very origins of theatre in ancient Greece. Throughout time, mask work has been a vital teaching tool and stylistic force, such as in the Commedia dell'Arte style of theatre developed in Italy. [ + China ]
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Theatrical Makeup Design Interactive - Set of 6 DVDs $159.95
by Dr. Tara Maginnis
Introducing a new line of high quality DVD's on the art of makeup for the theatre.
What makes these DVD's so special?
Tara Maginnis (webmistress of Costumes.org) describes the entire process of applying the makeup effect as she demonstrates in real time.
Learn from a teacher - Tara Maginnis is an Associate Professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Theatre Department and has been teaching makeup design for over a decade.
She is the model - you're not watching some bored model have the makeup applied while the artist speaks from off-camera.
The demonstration is directed straight into the camera - not reflected off of a mirror at an odd angle.
Chapter menus allow you to jump around the specific points of the lesson making it easier to review.
Each DVD contains 2 or 3 complete lessons.
Approximately 54 minutes of video!
In addition to the individual effects lessons (such as "Kabuki", "Character Ages", "Horror", "Yourself Only Moreso"...) you are also lead through the building blocks of makeup design including "Rendering", "Makeup Morgues" and more.Disc 1: Yourself, Only Moreso - 24.5 minutes "Corrective" - 35 minutes A Brief History of Makeup in the West - 10 minutes Available as PDF files via your computer: Making Up a Practical and Exhaustive Treatise on this Art For Professional and Amateur by James Young - 1905 Denison's Make-Up Guide for Amateur and Professional, T.S. Denison & Company, 1916 How to "Make-Up;" A Practical Guide for Amateurs, etc., by S. J. Adiar Fitz-Gerald Hageman's Make-Up Book by Maurice Hageman - 1898 How to "Make-Up" by Haresfoot & Rouge Max Factor's Hints on the Art of Make-Up; 8 booklets published by Max FActor's Make-Up Studios Disc 2: Aging Yourself - 65 minutes Aged Character "Happy" - 34 minutes Aged Character "Angry" - 48 minutes 8 Alternate Designs / Time Lapse Looks Disc 3: Hper-feminie / "Drag" - 40 minutes Beards / Facial Hair - 48 minutes 7 Alternate Designs / Time Lapse Looks Disc 4: Nose (and Tooth) Wax - 61 minutes Cuts / Bruises - 57 minutes 1 Alternate Design / Time Lapse Looks Disc 5: Horror - 20 minutes Cross-Gender - 22 minutes 3 Alternate Designs / Time Lapse Looks Disc 6: Kabuki - 20 minutes Animal - 53 minutes 10 Alternate Designs / Time Lapse Looks Each disc also contains: "There's nothing wrong with your face" - 3 minutes The Skull; the bones beneath your face - 1.5 minutes Photographing your face - 1.5 minutes Rendering with face outline sheets - 30 seconds Choosing your base color - 3 minutes Removing makeup - 30 seconds Cleaning your brushes - 2 minutes Makeup morgue - 2 minutes Makeup kits - 3 minutesmask page in books.vtheatre.net/mask
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