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Wig Making And Styling


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Price: $52.95
Item Number: 1842
Manufacturer Part No: 978-0-240-81320-2
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Key Features
  • Inspire your artistic ability with lots of color examples and in-depth directions
  • learn to work with wigs based on time periods specific to your production
  • develop your skills with the only guide specifically for wigs and hair
Description

Top off that costume with the perfect accoutrement with this first real guide to creating and styling costume wigs. No longer will you need to comb through old references on hairstyles of different time periods, Wig Making and Styling contains everything you need to be a cut above. Offering snippets on styling tools, hair types, wig making and measuring, coloring, cutting, and even creating beards and toupees.

Other great features include:
  • Versatile techniques to create all different historical hairstyles
  • Tips on altering existing wigs and creating wigs from scratch
  • Multiple approaches and solutions to solving wig-making problems and needs
  • Information about the industry, including history and best practices

Full of inspirational and directive photographs, this book will groom anyone from novice to professional stylist into a skilled wig designer.

Author Bio:

Martha Ruskai, Faculty member of the North Carlina School of the Arts since 1987, responsible for creating the Wig and Makeup Design Major there in 1990. Professional wig-making credits include films such as Sleeping with the Enemy, The Other Anna, and commercials for IBM and Miller Light. and Allison Lowery, Allison Lowery is the Wig and Makeup Specialist at the University of Texas-Austin Performing Arts Center. She has also been the Wig and/or Makeup Designer for many festivals and for many groups, such as The Alabama Shakespeare Festival, the Austin Lyric Opera, The Lyric Opera of Chicago, and more. She is also the recipient of the B. Iden Payne Award for Outstanding Costume Design.

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