This issue Features
Good Show in the Great Hall by Joe Nazzaro
Frigid conditions—including sudden snowfall—didn't keep thousands of attendees away from IMATS London 2012 and its largest space to date: the Great Hall at Alexandra Palace. Joe Nazzaro recaps the highlights.
It's Alive! by Shannon Shea
In this exclusive interview, special make-up effects artist Shannon Shea talks to artist Mike Hill about his latest creation: a sculpture of iconic artist Jack Pierce working on actor Boris Karloff as The Mummy. Make-Up Artist magazine's publisher Michael Key, art director Kyle Shold and photographer Deverill Weekes shot exclusive photos of Hill and his finished sculpture of Pierce and Karloff.
Gory Days by Chris Koseluk
Since movies began, make-up has played a role in ratings. Chris Koseluk takes a look at the history of movie ratings and at the make-up in controversial movies such as the Kill Bill, Hostel, Saw, Halloween, Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street series; Night of the Living Dead and its sequel Dawn of the Dead; early films Nosferatu, Freaks, King Kong and Frankenstein; Hatchet II; The Walking Dead; Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday and Casino.
Beyond Artistry by Martha Calhoon
Damien Dufresne explores all aspects of the make-up industry, and his credits include music videos for Jamiroquai and The Cranberries; ads for Perrier, Sony and Panasonic; runway shows for John Galliano and Thierry Mugler and high-fashion make-up for models Estelle Hallyday, Karen Mulder and Carla Bruni (before she became the French First Lady).
Style Council by Melissa MacGillivray
Beauty Editor Melissa MacGillivray visited the 2012 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York and got the scoop on the facemakers behind the fall shows.
Spring Movie Sneak Peek: The Hunger Games by Joe Nazzaro
Ve Neill designs the look of a dystopian future for director Gary Ross' adaptation of the best-selling novel The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins.