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

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2020

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

118 images5 videos

2019

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…

75 images1 video

2018

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…

121 images2 videos

2017

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

169 images1 video

2016

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…

147 images1 video

2015

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…

142 images

2014

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

129 images

2013

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…

104 images

2012

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…

80 images

2011

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

74 images

2010

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…

105 images

2009

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…

72 images

2008

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…

68 images

2007

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…

70 images

2006

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!…

55 images

2005

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…

75 images

2004

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…

31 images

2003

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…

79 images

2002

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…

47 images

2001

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…

58 images

2000

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…

52 images

1999

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…

33 images

1998

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…

50 images

1997

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

17 images

1996

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…

34 images

1995

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…

21 images

1994

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

36 images

1993

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.

16 images

1992

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.

27 images

1991

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…

26 images

1990

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…

30 images

1989

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…

9 images

1983-89

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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