A huge collection of pictures of special effects makeup work by Lars Carlsson, Sweden

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Just half way through the year yet but still some stuff has been made even if the Corona virus has taken over the world...

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A great year with lots of fun! so much fun to revisit the Beauty and the beast again. And doing it with the same singer as 2005. And doing a lot of work for…

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Lots of Norway and Finland this year. And sadly also some health issues. I was in Norway doing the Phantom and had to go to Finland for a few days to do a film…

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Dead bodies, Bigfoots, blood, body parts, charity work and more murders.
Yeah, that was 2017 for me.
Good year!

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This was a an intense year! I started the year working on Tom of Finland and at the same time I did an 8 week TV comedy broadcast live. And then I got to do a…

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I decided to try out being freelance this year. Future will tell if it works out or not!! Lots of film and TV work. And going back to the theatre as freelance…

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3D!! Started dipping my toes in the digital world now!
Printing and scanning and it would change the way I work forever!

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Superheros! This year has been filled with small and secret jobs. Some of them really boring and don't fit here. But next year I will be able to show some of…

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2012 was a kind of weird year since I was busy all the time but don't have that much to show you. There was a lot of consulting for films where I made things…

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This was a great year for me! A lot of fun work and interesting challenges.
More years like this, please!!

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The main thing that I did this year was Orestien with Lars NorĂ©n and it nearly killed me. I worked so many loooong days that I completly neglected my family and…

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Aging, Robots and Hitler There were two projects that was more important than others this year. Working for Pernilla August in Beyond was amazing but also being…

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Looking through the years like I am writing this I feel so lucky to have had such good luck to work with so many great people that has pushed me to become…

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Sometimes the things you remember the most of a year was only a few hours of work. The burn makeup I did was only a day. And the slit wrist was maybe three…

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The biggest and best thing this year was not about makeup at all. We had our first child, Jack! Then there was a lot of fun work too but Jack is more important!…

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What a year! Most likely the year I will talk about before I die.... The beast! We travelled all over Sweden with this play and soooo many TV shows. Fred was a…

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The biggest thing that I did this year was the silicone aging for the opera. It completely changed my way of how I think of makeup. I wish more things like that…

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The first staggering steps in the silicone world. So much fun! I can't think what it would be like to be forced back to only having foam latex again. Personal…

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Age makeups and halloween More gelatine this year. I got to do a full age makeup in gelatine that was very successful. But my personal favorite was the pig…

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As always I did a ton of work at the opera. This year I tried to do a lot of things in gelatine which was fun! Then we got a really big job creating heads for a…

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Fat suits and a skinny Lars After sad ending to 1999, 2000 was amazing! I met Heather from England while traveling in Australia and she moved here. And as you…

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Wings, monsters and weird operas Some really fun stuff happen'd this year. Adverts and some weirdo opera stuff. In real life things didn't go as well and my…

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Eurovision and my first film This year was a milestone in my career. Nanne called me and wanted me to give her a fun look for the Eurovision. Most Swedes still…

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Ballet and muscle suits.
And I also worked for Effektstudion in Stockholm.

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Some things thins year should have been great but ended up being a bit bad. Theatre, opera and violence I did a makeup for a big film that was never used and…

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Tradeshow and operas Another fun year. Butterfly at the opera gave us the chance to make some really cool wigs and I think I glued on over 200 bald caps this…

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Operas and adverts
This year we opened the new opera house and there was lots of work with that.

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Already the first year of my opera employment I took some time off to work at Angereds Theatre and had a lot of fun there.

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Opera and animatronics
The first time I worked at the opera where I ended up staying for nearly 14 years.
Wow that is such a long time.

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I must have done more than the things I found pictures of. But what I remember as the most fun was making all those rigid masks for Susan Taslimi and the Volvo…

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My first job on a big TV show. Swedes still remember this show today! I also did a ton of jobs on theatres but since I did not design those makeups I can't…

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Not a lot of pictures from this year that was one of the most important years in my life! I got a job at a real theatre! I have never looked back since. My…

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These are the early years of my makeup life. I knew from the age of 13 that I wanted to be a makeup artist and since there was no internet or books in Swedish I…

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