Beauty – Los Angeles
Originally from Oregon, I have been living in California for the past few years, recently relocating to the Los Angeles area from San Francisco.. While I have dabbled in various artistic mediums my entire life, and grew into a self-taught Halloween/costume/character makeup enthusiast, the transition to full-time and professionally instructed Makeup Artist happened rather recently. I am proud to be a 2012 graduate of the Master Make-up program and Creature Maquette course at Cinema Make-up School, located in Los Angeles. While it was a lifelong love of horror films and Practical Effects that guided my journey, while I was there I was quite surprised to discover that, not only was Beauty make-up fun to do, but I was better at it than I thought I would be. I grew to love everything from Basic Beauty, to Glam and Avant-Garde, on through Prosthetics, Character and Special Effects. I like to create things. From a look to a character, a painting to a monster, an impression to a sculpture- it’s the creative and transformative process that I both love and crave. I consider myself quite lucky for the opportunity to follow my passion and share my creations with the world.