FROM THE GORY zombies of Michael Jackson’s Thriller to the staggeringly lifelike results of Bigfoot in Harry and the Hendersons to the groundbreaking effects in An American Werewolf in London, Baker’s special effects, makeup, and prosthetics are some of Hollywood’s most enduring legacies.
This deluxe, two-volume set is replete with more than 1,000 four-colour images and original sketches. It covers the makeup artist’s 40-plus-year journey, from his early days as a young “monster maker,” creating body parts in his parents’ kitchen, to his more than 70 film and television credits—that earned seven Academy Awards, one Emmy, and three J. W. RINZLER, former executive editor at BAFTAs, among numerous others.
Lucasfilm Ltd., is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Making of Star Wars and London Times bestseller The Complete Making of Indiana Jones, as well as the #1 New York Times bestselling graphic novel adapted from George Lucas’s original rough draft, The Star Wars.
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