Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Easy Statue Makeup from The Costumer Academy

How-to's of theatrical makeup

Today's lesson "Easy Stone Statue Make-up"

Easy Stone Statue Make-Up
Easy Stone Statue Make-Up

Items Needed (These are included in the Easy Stone Statue Make-up Kit #35768)

1 - Color Cup in Black #19480
1 - Color Cup in Monster Grey #19473
1- Color Cup in Silver #19475
1 - 3" Powder Puff #13239
1 - Non-Latex Sponge #13390
1 - Colorset Powder .25 oz. #27337
1 - Flat 1/4” Brush #12989

Optional Items (Not included in kit)

Black Lipstick
Black Eyeliner Pencil
Makeup Brushes in various sizes
Hydra-Cleanse Makeup Remover

Step-By-Step Instructions

  1. Lay down a solid base coat of the color cup in silver with the non-latex sponge.
  2. Line the eyes with black color cup using flat brush.
  3. Using a non-latex sponge, apply color cup in Monster Grey as shadow in natural face lines, such as laugh lines, under the cheekbones, along the temples and down the sides of the nose. Blend as needed depending on how big your stage is. This creates depth on the face.
  4. Using the 1/4” brush, apply color cup Monster Grey on lips and to fill in eyebrows.
  5. Shake setting powder onto powder puff. Pat, do not drag, powder onto entire face to set and finish the oil based makeup.
  6. One kit includes enough makeup for 4-6 faces.

Easy Stone Ghost Make-Up
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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The Costumer Teams Up With Proctors Theatre

Proctors and The Costumer bring you an exciting new theatrical learning experience!

Let your imagination run wild as you explore the science and artistry of stage makeup! This fun, hands-on exploration into the world of stage make up includes a variety of themes and styles, including age and character makeup, scars and special effects, and even Zombie Day!  Students will be taught the fundamentals of makeup, color theory and coordination, sanitation and hygiene, highlights and shadows, cuts and bruises, and more. Each student will receive a Mehron Mini-Pro Makeup Kit3-D Special Effects kit and Creme Liners, to use at camp and to take home. 

WHEN: August 3-7, 2015 • 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

AGE RANGE: 12 and up


LOCATION: Guild Room at Proctors

*This camp is not recommended for children with skin allergies and/or skin conditions.