Category Archives: Special Occasions

weddings, parties, and events

Latest Childrens Portraits

Just finished a couple of portraits of the sister of a beautiful smiling little girl I did a few years ago. I just love it when the parents of children I have painted return for me to paint the siblings … Continue reading

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Makeup tips for working on Location

Model, Sarah. Hair, Pasqui. Makeup, Meredith Rose  Going on location doesn’t necessarily mean going to exotic places-most often, it will mean working from a van in the town in which you work. When I first started out as a makeup artist I did … Continue reading

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Made in The USA

I love working with factories in the USA and getting to know my manufacturers . Not only is there the added bonus of personal contact but they can also get things together for me rapidly. My brusholders and brushes are all … Continue reading

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Snow Scenes

This weekend’s snow storm reminded me of another biggy about 6 years ago? I was doing a photo test shoot for my assistants on the corner of Thompson and Grand just next to The Art of Beauty. This makeup on … Continue reading

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Faith and Giving Back

Taken from the balcony of The First Presbyterian Church NYC in the winter of 2013. Growing up in England in the 50’s and 60’s a natural part of life was giving back . It wasn’t something that you talked about … Continue reading

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Celebrity compacts

At The Art of Beauty by Linda Mason I made special compacts for clients to carry their most important colors around. Compacts that would look good no matter where you left them in the home. Each hand made compact has its own title and they … Continue reading

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Cuore makeup Seminar

For a number of years now I have enjoyed doing Seminars for Cuore a Japanese Cosmetic Company. They bring their Makeup Artists on a visit  in December every year. I had not done one since I closed The Art of Beauty so the last … Continue reading

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More Wonderful Women

When I first opened my boutique/Workshop, The Art of Beauty by Linda Mason   in Soho NY  in 1998. I decided to combine everything I loved. At the time everyone told me to focus  focus..and well meaning friends would come … Continue reading

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Shorts. tv

For those of you who missed “First Base” at the NYCINdieFilm Festival.You can catch it on   the ShortsHD  movie channel , www.shorts.tv  where it is premiering on 25/11/2015 at 20:00:00

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Layering

Layering with clothing keeps you so warm and also can help keep you  cool as you are able to strip off slowely .  Layering with makeup is my favourite way to do makeup as it gives a depth to the end result. … Continue reading

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