Theatrical Makeup is a different style of makeup altogether. In other styles, the makeup artist is required to merge the makeup with the skin to make it look as natural as possible and to keep the real identity of the client intact. But the theatrical style of makeup demands the artist to completely transform the client into the character at least in terms of appearance.
Special effects makeup (Stage)
On stage, the lighting plays a major role in highlighting the faces of the actors. Theatrical makeup method is done keeping in mind the stage lighting. The makeup should be such that the expressions are visible to the audience from the stage at a distance. The makeup artist usually highlights the eyes & lips and lowlights or highlights the facial bones. Theatrical Makeup also enhances physical features for fantasy makeup.