Historical Wig Styling: Ancient Egypt to the 1830s (Hardcover)

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Let Historical Wig Styling" "be your guide to creating beautiful, historically accurate hairstyles for your productions and events. Chapters begin with artwork of historic figures that influenced the look of each period. Detailed step-by-step instructions explain how to create their iconic hairstyles, illustrated by photographs showing the finished look from every angle.

This volume covers hairstyles from Ancient Egypt through Biedermeier styles of the 1820s and 30s. Learn how to create hairstyles worn by

-Ancient Egyptians

-Ancient Grecians

-Ancient Romans

-Medieval maidens

-Renaissance beauties

-Georgian fops

-and so many more

You ll also learn about the necessary supplies and styling products needed to create the perfect coif, tips for proper wig handling, and basic styling techniques useful when working with wigs or real hair. Give your production the look of authenticity with tips from this gorgeous wig styling guide

About the Author


Allison Lowery is the Wig and Makeup Specialist for Texas Performing Arts at the University of Texas at Austin. She was also the Wig Master for the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and has created wigs and makeup for Zilker Theatre Productions, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Utah Shakespeare Festival, and many others. She is the co-author of "Wig Making and Styling: A Complete Guide for Theatre and Film."
Product Details
ISBN: 9780240821238
ISBN-10: 0240821238
Publisher: Focal Press
Publication Date: April 11th, 2013
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: Focal Press Costume Topics