2018/10/31

Hello Internet;

Happy Halloween!

One of the coolest things I can think of in my industry is movie makeup. The sheer talent this involves is astounding. I’m not talking about girls on Instagram that glue things to half their face and put some fake blood around it, I’m talking about Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique in X-Men.

https://www.gamesradar.com/50-greatest-movie-make-up-effects/2/

https://www.gamesradar.com/50-greatest-movie-make-up-effects/2/

This is an industry that I am fascinated with. It’s in every major movie and there is even a reality T.V show called Faceoff. This inst an easy feat, it takes hours to do this kind of work. Actors sit patiently in the makeup chair before they even start filming for the day.

“Guillermo Del Toro's regular collaborator Doug Jones spent five hours daily in make-up to play a mythical faun… and then did it all over again for his second role as the Pale Man.” (https://www.gamesradar.com/50-greatest-movie-make-up-effects/4/)

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As you dress up tonight, give this field of work a thought. It’s pretty neat.

-Laura-Beth Bird