Cinema is illusion, and in this book you'll find profiles of twelve masters of screen magic, the best you can find in Hollywood, including:
-Dick Smith, a living legend whose work has graced The Godfather, The Hunger, and many other films
-Stan Winston, the man behind Terminator 2 and Aliens
-Tom Savini, whose work for George A. Romero's "Living Dead" movies made him a leader in the milieu of splatter effects
-Rick Baker, whose apes have conquered the screen in Greystoke, Congo, and Gorillas in the Mist
These masters and eight other specialists-including today's hottest talents, such as Bob (Hellraiser), Keen, Kevin (Child's Play) Yagher, and Tony (Addams Family Values) Gardner-offer details looks at the art and craft of movie makeup.
From foam latex to complicated puppetry, it's all here in this essential handbook. With many rare and illuminating photos-including eight pages in color-this book is invaluable for anyone interested in learning the craft of movie makeup and fascinating reading for anyone who ever wondered, How did they do that?