Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
- Confer with stage or motion picture officials and performers to determine desired effects.
- Duplicate work precisely to replicate characters' appearances on a daily basis.
- Establish budgets, and work within budgetary limits.
- Apply makeup to enhance or alter the appearance of people appearing in productions such as movies.
- Alter or maintain makeup during productions as necessary to compensate for lighting changes or to achieve continuity of effect.
- Select desired makeup shades from stock, or mix oil, grease, and coloring to achieve specific color effects.
- Cleanse and tone the skin to prepare it for makeup application.
- Assess performers' skin type to ensure that makeup will not cause break-outs or skin irritations.
- Analyze a script, noting events that affect each character's appearance, so that plans can be made for each scene.
- Requisition or acquire needed materials for special effects, including wigs, beards, and special cosmetics.
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Three: Medium Preparation Needed
Highest ($50,000 and up)