Motion Capture and the Future of Makeup Artistry

This week, Study of Makeup is taking a look at how Motion Capture is changing makeup artists' jobs. Motion capture is the process of recording movement and translating that movement on to a digital model. Both Steven Spielberg and James Cameron have referred to motion capture as “digital makeup” (http://articles.latimes.com/2010/feb/18/entertainment/la-et-avatar-actors18-2010feb18).

Here's what the motion capture process looks like from start to finish.