Category Archives: Special Occasions

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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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Makeup class Photoshoot 4

Not all but many of the artists quickly add spontaneous “Freestyle” artistic touches to create a third and final makeup and this time it was amazing for me to  see how they all blended their own individual style with  the models personality (in this … Continue reading

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Makeup Class. Photoshoot2

For the photoshoot class the artists first do a natural makeup . This is almost the most difficult, as I ask that the skin  look fresh and perfect but not made up. So often there is just a little concealer…if … Continue reading

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Makeup Classes. Photoshoot.

IBF New York Makeup Academy of Japan brings an advanced class of makeup students over to study with me once or twice a year. This is fun and an interesting experience for me as each student is such an individual, their personality shines through … Continue reading

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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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