Make-Up Artist magazine catches up with Rick Baker at his new 35,000 square foot shop, where he recently returned from his work in New York on Men in Black. Baker discusses his working relationship with Eddie Murphy, which he compares to that of Jack Pierce and Boris Karloff.
Issue No. 2 August / September 1996 Price: $5.00 Availability:
Make-Up Extraordinaire Rick Baker
Rick Baker gives MA an inside look at The Nutty Professor. From details on appliance application to the products used. This is a wonderful behind the scenes look at the movie and the struggles Baker had in making it all happen.
Toy Russel Van Lierop: Doing Buddy Love
Toy discusses the look of Buddy Love, Sherman Klump’s dark alter ego in The Nutty Professor. She also shares with MA her favorite products for dark skin tones and how she got into being a make-up artist.
How to Excel in the 90's
Why is it that some make-up artists do the big shows and get the big bucks, while others are having a hard time just getting scale? Top make-up artists Jeff Dawn, Christina Smith, and Tommy Cole tell you how you can go in, cut a deal on a show with people you have not worked with before, get paid well, and have good working conditions.
Computer Make-Up Design
The magic of computers enables Rick Baker the power and flexibility to produce amazing designs, which communicate his vision to actors and directors. What he used to do with sketches and paintings, he now does with the computer with considerably more realism.
Industry News: Stories covered include: Local 706 meeting Celebrating the Life of Max Factor, Jr. ShowBiz Expo.
Retro Reviews: A look at the “List of Adrian Messenger.”
Tech Tips: Make That Old Make-Up Case Look New Again Taking Better Continuity Photos with the Polaroid Spectra 600 Instant Hand or Pocket Warmers.
Books & Videos: Titles reviewed are: The Technique of the Professional Make-Up Artist by Kehoe The Hair and Makeup & Styling Career Guide by Wright The Complete Make-Up Artist Working in Film Television and Theatre by Delamar The Special Makeup Effects Artist’s guide to Using GM Foam by GM Foam, Inc.