The Dog that Barked at Heaven 36 Types of Beijing Opera Masks - 27

The Dog that Barked at Heaven - White Symbolic Face

Symbolic Face

This makeup is generally used in opera adapted from fairy tales. As its composition and colors must be based on the image and features of the fairy or monster it represents, there is no fixed patterns. While the makeup should resemble the character portrayed, it should not be too realistic. Most important is to capture the spirit of the subject so the audiences know at a glance what kind of fairy or monster it is.

The Dog that Barked at Heaven with a White Symbolic Face is a companion or Erlang God in the opera "Restoring Peace in Heaven.

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