Issue 023 February/March 2000
In this Issue:
Beauty Muscle: Collier Strong
Make-Up Artist Collier Strong came to Los Angeles so that he could make-up celebrities. Pick up any fashion magazine and you'll certainly see a celebrity gleaming on the cover with the look that makes Collier Strong one of the most sought after make-up artists in the print and fashion industry. The man who has made up the faces of Jennifer Aniston, Sandra Bullock, Gwyneth Paltrow and a lush collection of magazine covers talks about his collaboration with L'Oreal Paris, the beauty of self-confidence and what it takes to make it.
Seeing Through the Translucency Race
Over the years, film and TV make-up have required progressively more realistic materials and techniques to satisfy discerning audiences and to keep up with technical advances in film stock, lighting and camera technology. In this article, we look at the state of current translucent make-up appliance technology. The main materials being used are gelatin and silicone, although urethanes, vinyls and acrylics and combinations of materials are also being experimented with. Join us as we explore the advantages and disadvantages of gelatin, foamed gelatin, foaming sponge gelatin, silicone, gel filled appliances and hybrids.
Spaced Out in Galaxy Quest.
Wigs, Wonderbras and Gatorade are just a few of the secrets behind the making of Galaxy Quest, staring Tim Allen and Sigourney Weaver. The film displayed new technology for special-effects, as well as never before seen make-up creations. Join MA as we talk with Stan Winston, Galaxy Quest special make-up effects artist, about his groundbreaking new RC and cable control free mouthpiece which is controlled solely by the actor. It's an exciting story you won't want to miss.