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Make-up Artist

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Make-up artist

Job description

A make-up artist ensures that models, performers and presenters have suitable make-up and hairstyles before they appear in front of cameras or an audience. This may be in a variety of settings, including film, television, theatre, live music and photographic shoots.

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Make-up artists interpret the make-up requirements of clients to produce both a creative and technically accurate visual representation. This may involve very basic make-up for a TV presenter through to more complex period make-up or special effects. The work involves creating images and characters through the medium of make-up, hairstyles and prosthetics in accordance with a brief.

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Typical work activities

Depending on the nature of the job, make-up artists work alone, as assistants to a more senior colleague or as part of a make-up design team.

Case studies

Typical work activities include:

Hair and make-up artist: Mary Cooke

communicating with clients to clarify visual requirements;

production study: reading scripts to ascertain the materials and the look required, budget implications and identifying areas where research is required;

producing and sketching design ideas for hairstyles and make-up;

ensuring continuity in hair and make-up and liaising with other members of the design team to ensure the overall look/effect is consistent and coherent;

demonstrating and implementing a practical understanding of lighting, the photographic process, colours and the impact of special effects/make-up processes on the skin;

ensuring that appropriate action is taken to minimise unpleasant side effects from the use of specialist make-up/hairdressing techniques;

maintaining awareness of health and safety issues and legislation;

casting facial and body moulds and sculpting latex foam – known as prosthetics;

fitting and maintaining wigs, hairpieces and prosthetics;

hairdressing;

maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of available make-up and beauty products;

sourcing, budgeting and ordering materials and equipment from specialist suppliers;

time management – knowing how long a subject will take to be made-up;

working quickly and accurately in time-pressured conditions;

taking detailed not

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