A fully qualified Makeup Artist with a UK drivers’ licence and over six years’ experience in Makeup, Prosthetics, Special Effects and Hairdressing. Thoroughly enjoys the process of bringing a character to life through makeup, developing ideas and mastering new concepts and skills. With a professional attitude and strong attention to detail, is now seeking employment within the Film and Television industries.
Enrolled as a Trainee for Sara Putt's Trainee Scheme 2020/2021.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Kevin Fortune Hairstyling Academy.
3 day Afro Hairstyling course. From care and sculpting to braiding and extentions.
Cheshire Hairdressing Academy.
A short refresher course designed to develop my current knowledge in Ladies Hair Cutting as well as Gentleman's Barbering.
Creative Media Skills.
An intense four week course focusing on Special Effects Makeup and Prosthetics, giving me the chance to improve on my current skills and learn from industry professionals.
University College Birmingham.
BA Specialist Hair and Media Make-up
West Cheshire College of Further Education.
NVQ Hair and Media Makeup Level 3
West Cheshire College of Further Education.
NVQ Hair and Media Make Up Level 2
MAKE-UP ARTIST CREDITS
SAS: Rouge Heroes
Crowd Trainee: My role was to assist the Crowd team to create 1940's looks for all the Supporting Artists. Filmed on location at Elveden Hall, Thetford.
Defenders Eternal: Short Film
I was recruited to be a part of the Special Effects Makeup team creating cuts and wounds for the characters. The Director asked me to take charge of the blood rigs which were to be used in the battle sequences. I worked closely with the director to create the bleeding effects that he envisioned. Furthermore I did the Hair and Makeup for the female actors.
"It Could Happen To You" Short Film
I was employed to be the sole Hair and Makeup Artist for a Short Film shot in London. My responsibilities included designing and applying the Hair and Makeup for the two main Actors as well as four extras. I provided touch-ups throughout each filming day and I kept records of the Hair and Makeup for Continuity. Visit my Editorial and Media page for behind the scenes images.
Catalogue Shoot for Saloos.com
I provided Hair and Makeup for a Catalogue Photo-shoot to promote Saloos new range and the images were uploaded to their website. Furthermore I assisted the costume department by organising the outfits to help keep the shoot running smoothly.
Halloween Short Film
I was engaged to re-create the makeup for the Tooth Fairy character that was first created in a project the director worked on several years ago. https://youtu.be/YIGsoBqZfZw
Short Film Project
In the Summer of 2018 I was asked to provide special effects makeup for a film project put together by University students. I created cuts and wounds for a car crash scene which can be found in this link: https://youtu.be/k_6eX9ZL5os
Creative Networking Events
Once a month photographer John Ayliffe organised a creative networking event for photographers, models and makeup artists, where I completed multiple hair and makeup looks for the models who would then work with the photographers.
During 2017 I worked at Pro Media photography studios in Wrexham. I created hair and makeup looks for clients of the studio.
Front Magazine Photo-Shoot
I created unique Hair and Makeup looks for a model posing for Front Magazine's Special Valentines Day Issue. Images from which can be found on my Editorial and Media page.
Humble Boy Theatre Production
Makeup artist for Liverpool Network Theatre group’s production of Humble Boy. The role included providing ageing makeup for three of the actors as well as touch ups and hair styling for the other cast members.
The Photography Show
I had the opportunity to work at the Photography Show which took place in the NEC Birmingham; working with many different photography companies, including Nikon and Fuji Film. I applied styles such as wedding, rock chick and fashion makeup.
London Fashion Week
I had the opportunity to work in London Fashion Week, providing makeup for a variety of models that were a part of the Wella fashion show during London Fashion Week. I met a number of designers and learned many helpful skills in makeup.
West Midlands fire and Police Department Training Day
I had the opportunity to work with the police and fire departments on one of their training days. I had to apply some special effects make-up to the actors who were acting out a scenario given to the by the police. These effects included; gunshot wounds, head injuries and burns.