The Complete Make-Up Artist , Second Edition

Trade Paper – $45.95

ISBN 978-0-8101-1969-7
Publication Date
December 2002
Page Count
212 pages
Trim Size
8 1/2 x 11

The Complete Make-Up Artist , Second Edition

Working in Film, Fashion, Television and Theatre
Penny Delamar

Here at last is the long-awaited second edition of the best-selling "how to" book by England's leading make-up artist.

This completely revised edition of Penny Delamar's essential book for all make-up enthusiasts contains everything a student needs to know to embark on a career in media make-up. The Complete Make-Up Artist provides a wealth of information, activities, and advice.

Special features include:

    An attractive, easy-to-follow format for ease of reference

    Color and step-by-step illustrations throughout

    Hints, tips, and health and safety notes

    Activities and questions to test your knowledge and understanding

    A genuine insight into the film, television, and theatre industries

NEW in this updated edition:

    More photographs and step-by-step illustrations

    Illustrations by two former students who are Oscar winners

    More detail on the role of the make-up artist featuring four case studies

    Enlarged chapter on camouflage make-up

    Highly illustrated chapter on body painting

    Professional index

The Complete Make-Up Artist is the only workbook needed to build the skills and experience to become a qualified, professional make-up artist.

About the Author
Penny Delamar has a unique breadth of experience having spent 10 years at the BBC, (among her numerous credits are Dad's Army, Steptoe and Son, Z-Cars, The Beatles and Jimi Hendrix on Top of the Pops, David Copperfield and Midsummer Night's Dream), followed by freelancing for 20 years on pop promos such as The Rolling Stone's 'Too much Blood', commercials, photographic shoots and feature films. She served as personal make-up artist to Dudley Moore on Santa Claus - The Movie and to Nastassja Kinski on Revolution. As principal of Delamar Academy, the most successful specialist Media Training Provider in the UK, she has trained a generation of top-class professional make-up artists. She counts Oscar and BAFTA winners among her graduates and her fellow teachers.