Basically, I had no idea what makeup was really when I started working in television. Makeup artists always call me a peeker because they’ll be doing my eyes and my other eye will be open watching them because I want to learn! I’m constantly taking pictures of the products they use or the box and buying them later and really learning the techniques and different ways in which they apply things.
The audience is often presented with images of the backs of these characters’ heads, attesting to a difficulty of access to them as people. They are characters that even at their most open, remain apart from a complete understanding by the audience.+