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Playing with Images

Three different images of Cynthia combined digitally. Limited edition print 18″by36″ Makeup by Yukiko  

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The many faces of Actress Sarah Villegas

More photos from the shoot with the visiting class of  Makeup Artists from The New York Makeup Academy of Japan.  The Actress Sarah Villegas modeled for the editorial class and was so expressive (with a resemblance to Meryl Streep) we asked … Continue reading

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Adapting

I enjoy teaching makeup and also taking the photos at the end of the classes as this enables me to see the progression and development of each artists individual style. IBF, NYMA of Japan have been a faithful client  for 15 … Continue reading

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Shooting Photos for the Makeup Artist’s Portfolio

Just before I left for vacation at the beginning of July I finished another truly wonderful class  for The New York Makeup Academy of Japan. We were  fortunate to have the use of the  classroom at Temptu which gave us the … Continue reading

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The Real Housewives of New York City

Portraits as opposed to photos are timeless. I love doing them be they mixed media like this one of Carole Radziwill http://lindamasongallery.com/current-exhibition/   or a more classical portrait such as the acrylic on canvas I do of both children and adults   . … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2017

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Kim Kardashian makeup

I took some photos of  the actress Sarah  Reinsch with a classic smokey eye, a la Kim Kardashian, while filming her this week. Check out my blog, the one before last where I had her looking more natural and you will see … Continue reading

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WAG interview of Jane Wilson Marquis

A very particular point of view Great article about the designer Jane Wilson Marquis in WAG magazine, A  well deserved article . Hair by Almog Burbea, Makeup by NYMakeup Academy of Japan and photos Linda Mason.

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Interns

At the Art of Beauty by Linda Mason  I had Interns and assistants from all walks of life and have stayed friends and in contact with most of them. They each brought inspiration to me in different ways . It is so good to … Continue reading

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Location for Photoshoot

We were very fortunate to have the use of the BBFL http://www.jplusbdesign.com/store/c43/BBFL.html space in Parkslope Brooklyn for the last makeup class session in July. It was also good for the photo shoot as we had a variety of different daylight situations to … Continue reading

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