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Makeup exam

The semester final for students in THEA 11223 Stage Makeup: Make your face a masterpiece.

Makeup exam

Makeup exam

The semester final for students in THEA 11223 Stage Makeup: Make your face a masterpiece.

The 13 students in Theatre professor Brian Clinnin’s THEA 11223 Stage Makeup class were allowed 2.5 hours to transform themselves into a painted work of art. They were required to demonstrate blending techniques using stage makeup and prosthetics (wax, latex, or appliance), wigs and/or crepe wool facial hair. Clinnin photographed the students’ final creations and used Photoshop to combine elements of the original paintings with each student’s image. Here are some of the results, shown with “before” photos and the paintings the students chose to recreate.

Callie Tatum
Potrait of Marie Antoinette by Joseph Ducreux

Shae Goldston
Portrait of Christ, artist unknown

John Devereaux
Self portrait of Picasso

Jeffrey Chatman
Self portrait of Rembrandt

Kaitlyn Donovan
Self portrait of Frida Kahlo

Gabe Whitehurst
Self portrait of Vincent Van Gogh
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