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Makeup for Stage and Screen
Course: THF115

First Term: 2018 Fall
Lec + Lab   3.0 Credit(s)   4.0 Period(s)   4.0 Load  
Subject Type: Academic
Load Formula: T

Description: Purposes, materials, and techniques of makeup for stage and screen.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Evaluate one`s own full face and profile for facial structure. (I)
2. Produce examples of shading and makeup application techniques. (I)
3. Apply a variety of types and combinations of makeup on a model`s face. (I)
4. Demonstrate corrective makeup techniques for adaptation of facial structure. (II)
5. Demonstrate makeup techniques specific to the needs of each medium: stage and screen. (II)
6. Demonstrate makeup techniques to create middle-age and old-age features of a specific character. (II)
7. Apply three-dimensional makeup on a model`s face. (III)
8. Use makeup and other materials to create a nonrealistic character. (IV)
9. Produce a usable portfolio of makeup designs including written instructions and graphic illustrations. (I, II, III, IV)
MCCCD Official Course Competencies must be coordinated with the content outline so that each major point in the outline serves one or more competencies. MCCCD faculty retains authority in determining the pedagogical approach, methodology, content sequencing, and assessment metrics for student work. Please see individual course syllabi for additional information, including specific course requirements.
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Fundamentals of makeup for stage and screen
   A. Facial structure and proportion
   B. Highlight and shade in makeup
   C. Color in makeup and skin tones
   D. Applications of makeup
II. Creating Illusions
   A. Corrective techniques
   B. Middle-age techniques
   C. Old-age techniques
   D. Unique needs of both stage and screen
III. Three-Dimensional Makeup and Hair Application Techniques
   A. Nose putty application
   B. Skin texturing techniques
   C. Scarring, bruising, and other alterations
   D. Beards, mustaches, and hair application techniques
IV. Nonrealistic Makeup
   A. Stylization: Fantasy and Mask Techniques
   B. Heightened realization
   C. Animals makeup
   D. Experimental makeup and use of novel materials

MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: March 25, 2014

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