5 THINGS YOU'D LIKE TO KNOW (OR WOULD HAVE LIKED TO HAVE KNOWN) WHEN LEARNING PROSTHETIC MAKEUP
I'm still learning every day. I still make mistakes and I am still worried that every job I am about to start will go wrong. That feeling has never gone away and I suspect it never will. The trick is to get used to the sensation, understand that it isn't abnormal and to get on with the job anyway.
There are many things which often get taught again and again at makeup school, but along the way there are also things I noticed which are vital and yet which never seem to get the same level of spotlight.
In this podcast, Todd and I discuss 5 of the big ones which deserve looking at in some depth. We gave this subject as a talk at IMATS LA 2017, but this is a recording done recently (Nov 2017) so we're up to date and happy to hear your thoughts. Our email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. It's hard to be subtle.
2. There Are Other Important Qualities To Recreating Skin Other Than Shape and Colour.
3. Believe in primary colours
Check out our posts on use of colour Colour Theory In Practice and 7 Tips For Painting Skin Tones.
4. 90% of what you do won't get noticed (Hopefully)
5. Failure: when things don't go to plan, it's easy to beat yourself up thinking you're no good.
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Stuart & Todd