Clarendon College, Clarendon, Texas, Division of Liberal Arts
SYLLABUS • DRAM 1341 Makeup • 2hrs • Instructor: Bill Huey
Spring 2013• Harned Sisters Fine Arts Center Stage
Office hours/class schedule • 806-874-4838

Course Purpose: The purpose of this course is to help the student understand the major principles of stage makeup and to learn how to apply makeup effectively.
Text: NONE
Recommended for Theatre Majors: Richard Colson, Stage Makeup, 8th Edition, Prentice Hall
Course Content: The beginning makeup student will have a total of 10 major and minor projects throughout the semester that will be graded. There will be a written final examination over information discussed in class.
Course Outline
• Week 1 Introduction to Stage Makeup. What Are The Functions Of Stage Makeup? Character Analysis Chapter 6
• Week 2 Facial Anatomy Chapter 1
Principles Of Highlight And Shadow Chapter 2
• Week 3 Project #1 (Minor) Due-(Look in a mirror and describe the shapes that your face possesses)
• Week 4 Makeup design Chapter 7 & 8
Project #2 (Minor) Due (Drawing project) Work on a value study in class
• Week 5 Lecture/Demonstration Application of Makeup Chapter 9
Project #3 (Minor) Due (Find a color ad in a magazine and use an eraser to show the muscle structure of the face)
• Week 6 Project #4 (Minor) Due “Modeling Of The Face” (Apply makeup in class) Chapter 12
Lecture/Demonstration -Corrective Makeup Chapter 10
Project #5 (Minor) Due (Drawings--showing optical illusions in eye spacing)
• Week 7 Design and sketch a basic design for corrective makeup an your face. Put makeup on in class.
Makeup demonstration
• Week 8 Individual projects work time
• Week 9 Make up your face using corrective makeup techniques.
Project #6 (Major) Due (Apply corrective makeup In class)
• Week 10 Lecture/Demonstration --Basic Old Age. Design and sketch a basic old age person.
Project #7 Practice session --makeup your face using old age makeup techniques.
• Week 11 Practice old age makeup.
Project #7 {Major) Due Old age makeup will be graded today.
• Week 12 Project #8 Practice Session --build a crepe hair beard on your face.
Project #8 {Major) Due Crepe hair will be graded today.
• Week 13 Make a death mask; it is imperative that everyone show up to help each other complete this project!!!!
Project #9 (Minor) due-- death mask will be graded.
• Week 14 Pour a negative mold of your clay prosthetic piece.
Project #10 (Major) Due (positive latex prosthetic piece)
• Week 15 Written Examination Design and sketch a character of a play.
Note: the character must be approved by the Instructor before you sketch.) Work on the character analysis, practice putting on makeup, and make color study.

1) Two 8X10 photographs of your face; 1 full front and 1 profile
2) Colored pencils that blend well (Prismacolors or Crayola Brand)
3) Basic Make Up kit (as specified by instructor)
4) 11x14 tracing paper pad
5) Cold Cream
6) Towel or baby wipes
7) Good Scissors
8) Dove soap in a watertight box or jar
9) Q-tips
10) Bobby pins that match your hair color
11) Medium Brown eyebrow pencil
12) Mascara (dark brown)
13) 2 Combs - one rat tail, one with larger teeth
14) If you have oily skin, you may need an astringent
15) Lighter (such as a Bic)
16) Lip liner pencil
17) # 2 pencils and erasers
The completed makeup kit will be graded at the fourth class period or shortly thereafter. Students with incomplete kits will be marked absent until the kit is complete.

Evaluation Criteria:

A. Design sheets - Most assignments require pre-planned design sheets due at the beginning of class on the day of the Graded Makeup. These designs must be executed in color using pencils or paints. Each assignment will be graded on planning and execution.

B. Makeup morgue: Students will assemble and submit for grading, a morgue or resource file of pictures for use in preparing makeups. See attached sheet for specific information regarding the morgue.
• Each makeup design will be graded upon execution, correlation between the design, on paper and execution and demonstration of understanding of each assignments objectives.
• There will be one grade assigned for the student’s initial drawing assignments.
The morgue will be graded three times.
The final counts as three makeup design assignments.
• The final will be selected out of the students makeup morgue. The student will turn in the morgue at the last class period. Students will bring their pencils to the final class period and do a drawing based on the picture in the morgue selected by the Instructor. The final will include three techniques - one of which will be painting - and may include crepe hair, nose putty or latex or other techniques covered during the semester.

Major projects
Minor projects (portfolio/sketches)
Final Makeup
Final Exam
Pop Quizzes

Portfolio: Save all of your work during the semester in a portfolio. At the end of the semester, turn in the portfolio which will be graded by the instructor. I am not only looking for quantity and quality but also for improvement in your work throughout the semester.

Final Examination
Bring in the following at the final examination time:
1. Your play synopsis, character analysis and makeup plot
2. Your complete portfolio which should include all sketches generated in and out of class throughout the semester
3. All major and minor projects generated in class throughout the semester

During final examination time, the following will be done:
1. Execute the old age makeup
2. Give an oral defense of your application procedure

Exemplary Educational Objectives
To demonstrate awareness of the scope and variety of works in the arts.
To understand those works as expressions of individual & human values within an historical/social context.
To respond critically to works in the arts.
To engage creative process & understand the physical & intellectual demands required of the artist.
To articulate an informed personal reaction to works in the arts.
To develop an appreciation for the aesthetic principles that guide or govern the arts.
To demonstrate knowledge of the infuluence of the arts or interculteral experiences.

WITHDRAWAL PROCEDURE: A student who drops a course after the first 12 class days of instruction will receive a grade of “W.” No classes may be dropped after the 12th week of a fall or spring semester or the 5th week of a summer term. To drop a class, the student must obtain the written consent of the instructor. Drop forms are available in the Student Services Office.

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