Local 706 - The Artisan

Spring 2018

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fantasy character in nearly every episode. Henry Danger is heavy on stunts so we have between one and five stunt dou- bles every episode without fail and photo doubles for all the kids due to their time restrictions. Lots of messy, ridiculous gags that require camera tests and ingenuity. The subject matter may be lighthearted, but the work involved often is serious and challenging. Our teams do everything from beauty, character, creature, fantasy, to high fashion and celebrity doubles. We have a ton of bald caps, lace wigs, hand-built wigs, hand-laid hair, lace facial hair, fake teeth, contact lenses, 3D transfers, tattoos, appliances, custom-made silicon superhero masks, food gags, slime and heavy cleanups. Michael Johnston and I always work together in creat- ing all of our villains and special characters. One of our more beautiful and challenging episodes was called "Danger Games" and was a crossover of our two shows, Henry Danger and Game Shakers. This episode consisted of 10 regular cast, 10 dancers, two villains, six stunt doubles and 250 back- ground. This episode literally shot a music video five times with extreme dancing prior to filming so the upkeep was insane. The dancers had to match for three days and as we all know, dancing is hard on hair and make-up! The Egyptian pharaoh/queen vibe of the dancers was inspired by King Tut's coffin, Cleopatra, ritual objects, hieroglyphics and a bit of Hollywood glitz. All the male dancers' wigs were Egyptian shapes taken from the pharaoh's coffins and hieroglyphic depictions, and Cleopatra inspired the female dancers' wigs. All wigs were united with a carved- out fringe, and all set and steamed. Michael sculpted the lace beards into an iconic look. Black, gold and turquoise glitter were added in stripes to give a contemporary interpretation. The women's faces were painted with a majestic and sexy look. The eyes were defined with bold lines and intricate symbols embellished with crystals and glitter. Lips, face and body were monochromatic, leaving the eyes as a focal point. The dancers were painted from head to toe with Make Up For Ever body paint covered with Melanie Mills Hollywood Gleam body radiance, then powdered with MMH radiant dust in light gold. For the pharaohs, Michael designed an intense smoky eye in black and turquoise powders and creams with a strong brow and heavy eyeliner. Joe designed and built every headdress and all were sewn onto the wigs. We are so proud of our work and our show and most of all, our family … Michael Johnston, Joe Matke, Patti Brand Reese, Roma Goddard, Melanie Mills and Dwayne Ross. • JAPONESQUE ® brushes are assembled by hand and feature solid wooden handles, hand-cut professional-grade fibers and rust resistant ferrules. With over 30 uniquely designed styles available and 3 different fiber options, JAPONESQUE ® brushes deliver professional, precision results. TOOLS TRADE OF THE

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