Chris Williams
Halloween livens things up for makeup artists
Halloween livens things up for makeup artists

By day, they apply lipstick, rouge and powder to create that vibrant, flawless look. But by night they use their skills to paint a picture of death, punctuated with scars, bloody gashes and deformities. For makeup artists, Halloween is a super job creator. Theme parks and other haunted attractions employ dozens of artists to turn actors into zombies, demons, crazed mutants and other assorted freaks. But the holiday can mean long hours, with Halloween events stretching from the early-afternoon to the early-morning hours. On a recent Friday afternoon, makeup artist Andria Farrell toiled behind the scenes at Universal Studios Hollywood's "Halloween Horror Nights." Her mission was to...