WITH EXHAUSTIVE TREATMENT ON THE USE OF THEATRICAL WIGS AND BEARDS, THE MAKE-UP AND ITS REQUISITE MATERIALS, THE DIFFERENT FEATURES AND THEIR MANAGEMENT, TYPICAL CHARACTER MASKS, ETC. WITH SPECIAL HINTS TO LADIES.
DESIGNED FOR THE USE OF ACTORS AND AMATEURS, AND FOR BOTH LADIES AND GENTLEMEN. COPIOUSLY ILLUSTRATED.
I. THEATRICAL WIGS.--The Style and Form of Theatrical Wigs and Beards.
The Color and Shading of Theatrical Wigs and Beards. Directions for Measuring the Head. To put on a Wig properly.
II. THEATRICAL BEARDS.--How to fashion a Beard out of crepe hair. How to make Beards of Wool. The growth of Beard simulated.
III. THE MAKE-UP.--A successful Character Mask, and how to make it.
Perspiration during performance, how removed.
IV. THE MAKE-UP BOX.--Grease Paints. Grease paints in sticks; Flesh Cream; Face Powder; How to use face powder as a liquid cream; The various shades of face powder. Water Cosmetique. Nose Putty. Court Plaster. Cocoa Butter. Crepe Hair and Prepared Wool. Grenadine. Dorin's Rouge. "Old Man's" Rouge. "Juvenile" Rouge. Spirit Gum. Email Noir.
Bear's Grease. Eyebrow Pencils. Artist's Stomps. Powder Puffs. Hares'
Feet. Camels'-hair Brushes.
V. THE FEATURES AND THEIR TREATMENT.--The Eyes: blindness. The Eyelids.
The Eyebrows: How to paint out an eyebrow or moustache; How to paste on eyebrows; How to regulate bushy eyebrows. The Eyelashes: To alter the appearance of the eyes. The Ears. The Nose: A Roman nose; How to use the nose putty; A pug nose; An African nose; a large nose apparently reduced in size. The Mouth and Lips: a juvenile mouth; an old mouth; a sensuous mouth; a satirical mouth; a one-sided mouth; a merry mouth; A sullen mouth. The Teeth. The Neck, Arms, Hands and Fingernails: Fingernails lengthened. Wrinkles: Friendliness and Sullenness indicated by wrinkles.
Shading. A Starving character. A Cut in the Face. A Thin Face Made Fleshy.
VI. TYPICAL CHARACTER MASKS.--The Make-up for Youth: Dimpled cheeks.
Manhood. Middle Age. Making up as a Drunkard: One method; another method. Old Age. Negroes. Moors. Chinese. King Lear. Shylock. Macbeth.
Richelieu. Statuary. Clowns.
VII. SPECIAL HINTS TO LADIES.--The Make-up. Theatrical Wigs and Hair Goods.
_Sent by mail, postpaid, to any address, on receipt of the price._
HAROLD ROORBACH, Publisher, 9 Murray Street, New York.