Quotes by Rick Baker (Inventor/American).

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When you're working on a movie you always hope that people will go for it and enjoy what you're doing.
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Sometimes we think of a creature like a person in a suit, but then you have limitations of two eyes and two legs - they have to see and breathe. I got more into puppetry because it offered more possibilities.
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I'm not really listed anywhere; I don't know how people find me!
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The problem I have with schools is, people are taught, 'This is how you do this.' They're not taught about why you do this.
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The first time I made myself up, I was looking at my reflection in the mirror and it wasn't me looking back. It allowed me to do things I couldn't do as myself. I found out how powerful that was and how much that can mean to an actor.
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I do a lot of CG stuff for fun.
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Grinch had so many people in make up - virtually everybody. We had about 100 people a day for five months. And every day we would use 100 sets of appliances.
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I've said this so many times but there's a magic when you have a really good actor in a really good makeup.
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I do fat people and these makeups are really hard to do, but I want to make monster movies.
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It's fun doing new things.
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I can't tell you how many people would say to me as a teenager, 'Why don't you grow up and start thinking about getting a real job?'
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I do what I did as a hobby as a kid, you know, and make a living at it. And I just feel like I'm one of the luckiest guys in the world 'cuz I get paid to make toys and play with them.
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I wanted to make sure to always stay current, try to find new material and stay with the modern techniques.
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I love making scary faces, that's just how I grew up.
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There's a limit to what I can do with a makeup or with animatronics.
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I was born in 1950 and watched science fiction and horror movies on TV and was always really fascinated by them.
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So many people of my generation all grew up with that shock theater package on television of 'Frankenstein,' 'Wolfman,' 'Dracula,' 'Mummy,' all the Universal stuff.
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I always wanted to make aliens that looked like '60s aliens.
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Usually people who are in my position, they run a company and they hire people and then they take the credit for it.
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When I do a mask, I do try to put a lot of character and a lot of expression into the sculpt.
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I have a job that I truly love, and an enormous crew of people that can do things better than I can!
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It's a funny relationship that makeup artists have. I always feel kind of like a dentist. People look at me and think of pain.
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I used to have to save my allowances to buy a quart of rubber to make a mask, and it's how I spent all my free time.
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When my parents died, it became clear to me that there was an end in sight. Death was never a real thing to me. And then when that happened I realized I only have so many years left, if I'm lucky.
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I enjoy doing digital work. I enjoy sculpting digitally. I've had my digital sculptures on covers of the top digital magazines.
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