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Forthcoming Costume, Hair and Makeup Books

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  1. Theatrical Makeup

    Basic Application Techniques

    By Sharon Sobel

    In many theatrical productions, it falls to the performers to apply their own makeup, with minimal or no instruction. Theatrical Makeup clearly and concisely explains the basics of theatrical makeup techniques to allow stage actors to put their best face forward! You will gain understanding of the...

    To Be Published October 13th 2015 by Focal Press

  2. Wig Making and Styling

    A Complete Guide for Theatre & Film, 2nd Edition

    By Martha Ruskai, Allison Lowery

    Wig Making and Styling: A Complete Guide for Theatre and Film, Second Edition is the one-stop shop for the knowledge and skills you need to create and style wigs. Covering the basics, from styling tools to creating beards, it ramps up to advanced techniques for making, measuring, coloring, and...

    To Be Published October 13th 2015 by Focal Press

  3. Period Reproduction Buckram Hats

    The Costumer’s Guide

    By Crystal G. Herman

    Series: The Focal Press Costume Topics Series

    Whether you’re in a professional or a community theatre, part of a historical re-enactment, or teaching costume construction, a well-made hat provides a much-needed finishing touch to a costume. Period Reproduction Buckram Hats: The Costumer’s Guidebook is your one-stop resource for learning how to...

    To Be Published November 17th 2015 by Focal Press

  4. Stays and Corsets

    Historical Patterns Translated for the Modern Body

    By Mandy Barrington

    Stays and Corsets: Historical Patterns Translated for the Modern Body goes a step beyond traditional historical costuming texts by not only providing you with historical pattern diagrams and information, but by showing you how to adapt these patterns to the contemporary body shape. Using her...

    To Be Published November 27th 2015 by Focal Press

  5. The Hair Stylist Handbook

    Techniques for Film and Television

    By Gretchen Davis

    Achieve professional quality hair results with this full-color, comprehensive book from award-winning hair and makeup pro, Gretchen Davis. In The Hair Stylist Handbook: Techniques for Film and Television, you’ll learn how to create that sought-after "complete look" by learning the newest hair...

    To Be Published February 4th 2016 by Focal Press

  6. Foam Patterning and Construction Techniques

    Turning 2D Designs into 3D Shapes

    By Mary McClung

    Foam Patterning and Construction Techniques: Turning 2D Designs into 3D Shapes explains how to create your theatrical prop, puppet, or costume design using the unique and tricky medium of foam. Step-by-step instructions, photographs, and explanations illustrate how to translate your design from...

    To Be Published February 9th 2016 by Focal Press

  7. Shopping Skills for Costume Designers

    How to Shop Creatively for Theatre, TV, and Film on Any Budget

    By Gail Brassard

    To Be Published July 1st 2016 by Focal Press

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