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Do you consider makeup an art?

Discussion in 'Art' started by CloClo, Aug 29, 2015.

  1. Emmaleigh Grace

    Emmaleigh Grace New Member

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    This is a little bit of a touchy subject for me, since I used to strongly despise those who chose to use makeup (in today's society, a little like rebelling against feminity), character aside. I do, now, consider it an art. I don't choose to practice it, but I've seen the wonders makeup can create, so I've gained a new respect.
     
  2. sanjeev kumar

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    Yesterday I saw a Bollywood movie named FAN in which a Shahrukh Khan a Bollywood Superstar played double role. Face of One character among double roles left me shocked as it was totally different from Original one. A person of 50 years age was totally looking as 20 years old that too with different face cutting and different placement of organs. After Google it I found that it is the result of prosthetic makeup. Hats off to professionals who learn such difficult techniques that can totally transform someone's face. Makeup is more then Art for me.
     
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    Just like paint brushes to an easel donned by watercolors; so is your lovely face to cosmetics. I do not wear makeup but my 17 year old does .Making up your face before you go outside, is a form of creating art. I enjoy the different colors of the blushes, eyeshadows, eyeliners and mascaras and whatever character you desire to be, you could make yourself look that way for a few days. The unpainted canvas is your face, your cheekbones. When you are ready to go that birthday party, you paint it with wonderful hues of plum or maroon, you paint your lips a gorgeous tint of red and your out the door. When I was in high school, Revlon invented mascaras, in shades of blue and brown, and I purchased myself a blue one. I went to school the next day wearing my artwork of displaying these electric blue eyelashes I had painted on. The 1980's were a fun time to be a teenager.
     

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