Rick Baker: Metamorphosis: Vol 1: 1950-1989, Vol 2: 1990-2019 by J.w. RinzlerRick Baker: Metamorphosis: Vol 1: 1950-1989, Vol 2: 1990-2019 by J.w. Rinzler

Rick Baker: Metamorphosis: Vol 1: 1950-1989, Vol 2: 1990-2019

byJ.w. RinzlerEditorBrandon AlingerContribution byJohn Landis

Paperback | October 22, 2019

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This deluxe two-volume slipcased set explores seven-time Academy Award–winner Rick Baker’s 40-year journey as a special makeup effects artist
 
From the gory zombies of Michael Jackson’s Thriller and the staggeringly lifelike Bigfoot in Harry and the Hendersons to the creative builds in Men in Black and the groundbreaking effects in An American Werewolf in London, Rick Baker’s special effects, makeup, and prosthetics count among some of Hollywood’s most enduring achievements.
 
This deluxe, two-volume slipcased set is replete with more than 1,000 four-color images and original sketches. It covers the makeup artist’s 40-plus year career in which he’s earned seven Academy Awards, one Emmy, and three British Academy Film Awards, among numerous others.
 
J. W. Rinzler, former executive editor at Lucasfilm Ltd., is the author of the New York Times bestseller TheMaking of Star Wars, and the Times (London) bestseller The Complete Making of Indiana Jones. He also wrote The Star Wars, the #1 New York Times bestselling graphic novel, adapted from George Lucas’s original rough draft. &n...
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Title:Rick Baker: Metamorphosis: Vol 1: 1950-1989, Vol 2: 1990-2019Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:736 pages, 13.25 X 10.5 X 1 inShipping dimensions:736 pages, 13.25 X 10.5 X 1 inPublished:October 22, 2019Publisher:Cameron BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1944903437

ISBN - 13:9781944903435

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This deluxe two-volume set explores seven-time Academy Award–winner Rick Baker’s 40-plus-year journey as a special makeup effects artist. Features a foreword by John Landis, a preface by Peter Jackson, and an introduction by Rick Baker.  Rick Baker: Metamorphosis chronicles the career of the legendary special effects and makeup artist, best known for his creature effects and designs. This deluxe, two-volume set, replete with more than 1,600 four-color images and original sketches, covers the makeup artist’s forty-plus-year journey, from his early days as a young “monster maker,” creating body parts in his parents’ kitchen, to his more than seventy film and television credits, which resulted in seven Academy Awards, one Emmy, and three BAFTAs, among numerous others. From the gory zombies of Michael Jackson’s Thriller and the staggeringly lifelike Bigfoot in Harry and the Hendersons to the creative builds in Men in Black and the groundbreaking effects in An American Werewolf in London, Rick Baker’s special effects, makeup, and prosthetics count among some of Hollywood’s most enduring legacies.