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Media Makeup & Special Effects (FE): Books

Introduction

Here you can find some useful books if you are studying an HE course in Media Make and Special Effects.

The Key books sections shows some books that will be useful for your course and New books shows some of the recent additions to our collection. Click on them to see them in the catalogue to find out more details about them or see if they are available to borrow.

These aren't all the books in the Library,  if you are interested in something else you can use the catalogue  to search  for what your are interested in. The books are arranged in the Library using Dewey Decimal Classification. This is a number sequence from 000-999, with each subject having it own number.  See below to see the important numbers for Media Make and Special Effects.

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key books

Gunshot wounds

Gunshot wounds

Shelfmark:

 

614.1 DIM

Color atlas of burn care

Color atlas of burn care

Shelfmark:

 

617.11 COL

Face forward

Face forward

Shelfmark:

 

646.72 AUC

Face paint

Face paint

Shelfmark:

 

646.72 ELD

Makeup your mind

Makeup your mind

Shelfmark:

 

646.72 NAR

Elements- the art of makeup

Elements- the art of makeup

Shelfmark:

 

646.72092 HEI

Classic beauty a history of makeup

Classic beauty a history of makeup

Shelfmark:

 

646.7209 HER

Art & Makeup

Art & Makeup

Shelfmark:

 

646.72092 NGU

Portrait in clay

Portrait in clay

Shelfmark:

 

731.82 RUB

The prop building guidebook

The prop building guidebook

Shelfmark:

 

792.025/HAR.

A complete guide to special effects

A complete guide to special effects

Shelfmark:

 

792.027 COM

Makeup artist handbook

Makeup artist handbook

Shelfmark:

 

792.027 DAV

Complete makeup artist

Complete makeup artist

Shelfmark:

 

792.027 DEL

Theatrical FX

Theatrical FX

Shelfmark:

 

792.027 SAR

New books

Bodies

Shelfmark:

 

306.4613 ORB

Starting up on your own

Starting up on your own

Shelfmark:

 

338.04 JOH

A human history of hair

A human history of hair

Shelfmark:

 

391.509 STE

Color theory for the makeup artist

Shelfmark:

 

646.72 MID.

Palette

Palette

Shelfmark:

 

646.7208996 FET

Validated! : the makeup of Val Garland

Validated! : the makeup of Val Garland

Shelfmark:

 

646.72092 VAL

The face - our human story

The face - our human story

Shelfmark:

 

704.942 MAN

The Aerialist

The Aerialist

Shelfmark:

 

791.34092 TRU

A practical guide to wig making

A practical guide to wig making

Shelfmark:

 

792.027 BOU

#Girlgaze

#girlgaze : how girls see the world

Shelfmark:

 

779.24/CAD

Useful e-books

Adornment
Beauty and cosmetics 1550-1950
Max Factor and Hollywood : A Glamorous History
Modest fashion styling bodies, mediating faith
Pretty Boys
Special Effects Make-up Artist
Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen

Finding books in the Library

The Library is in The David Hockney Building
On the Second Floor
To find books
Browse the shelves
Or search the catalogue
For help ask at the desk.

Finding books in the Library

These are the main shelf marks numbers for books on Media Mkeup and Special Effects.

If you are unsure where to find a specific title you can always ask at the Library Information Desk  or search the Library Catalogue. 

Shelf Mark

Subject

111.85

Aesthetics

302

Communication/Semiotics

306

Culture

391

Costume

391.5

Hair in Fashion

611 / 612

Anatomy & Physiology

646.72

Beauty therapy / Make-up Artistry

646.724

Hairdressing

709

Art History

731.42

Model making

746.92

Fashion

791.43

Cinema

792.025

Stage Design /props

792.027

Stage Make-up & SFX

FC

Film Collection