AOM 106 – FILM MAKEUP

The final class in this year-long program focuses on all aspects of film makeup including: Set etiquette, character development, building the artist’s portfolio, bald cap applications, appliances applications, age and character progression and development, horror characters including complex injuries, medical dressings and treatments, period designs and budgets.

Final Exam is the design and application of a realistic looking fantasy or human character with the use of given appliances the day of the application for evaluation and grading.

AOM 106 – FILM MAKEUP

The final class in this year-long program focuses on all aspects of film makeup including: Set etiquette, character development, building the artist’s portfolio, bald cap applications, appliances applications, age and character progression and development, horror characters including complex injuries, medical dressings and treatments, period designs and budgets.

Final Exam is the design and application of a realistic looking fantasy or human character with the use of given appliances the day of the application for evaluation and grading.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Upon completion of this course the student will have acquired the following competencies:

  • Compare and recognize cosmetics, materials and techniques used for film quality makeup applications.
  • Relate and describe occupations and departments within the film industry that may work in conjunction with makeup artists.
  • Describe proper film set etiquette, terminology, protocol and job criteria.
  • Implement reference research and utilize realistic painting techniques to create life-like creations.
  • Identify and utilize “out-of-the-kit” materials when specialized products are not available.
  • Construct, create and apply realistic looking simulated complex injuries for film work.
  • Application, painting, and maintenance of latex bald caps, gelatin, foam latex, silicone appliances and pros-aide transfers for character makeup designs.
  • Experiment, construct and practice with specialized materials needed for assigned project completion.
  • Conduct a script budget analysis that includes setting facilities, purchasing supplies and materials, hiring and salary distribution and character breakdowns and designs.
  • Collect research materials, design, construct and apply techniques learned on a final project for portfolio use.

COURSE CURRICULUM

  • Introduction to Film Works / Make Up Artist “On the Job.”
  • Realistic Painting Techniques / PAX Paints.
  • Bald Caps/ Uses Application Techniques.
  • Appliances Applications: Gelatin, Foam Latex Silicone.
  • Old Age Designs Character Changes Applications.
  • Script Breakdown Budgeting for Film.
  • Fabricating and “Out-of-Kit” Build Ups.
  • Complex Injury and Dressing Wound Simulation.
  • Rigging Gags and Accident Recreation.
  • Horror Character Development.
  • Period Historical Likeness Themes for Film.
  • Film/3D/Digital Projection Makeup Considerations.
  • Make Up Artist History Their Contributions.
  • Working with Other Departments / Developing Technology.
  • Review, Research and Practice for Final Exam.

This course is accredited and can only be taken as part of the Artistry of Makeup Program.

Pre-requisite: AOM 105 (120 Clock Hours / 4 Quarter Credit Units)

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