Category Archives: History

Pat Cleveland on the Streets of Williamsburgh

I think often about the past but not with sadness or regrets, just enjoying and reliving every fabulous moment in my memory. So how wonderful to be able to actualy relive in 2017 a moment from the 80’s thanks to Apple … Continue reading

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A Versatile Makeup Artist

At my boutique/gallery, 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, I photographed all of them … Continue reading

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A great Photoshoot location

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 NYMA 2016 makeup class session in July. It was also good for the photo shoot as we had a variety of different daylight situations to work … Continue reading

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Desigual Fall 2016 clothes are fab

I just saw the Desigual Fall 2016 and just loved the clothes a great blend of different ethniticities, my favourite large shouldered silhouette and mixes of patterns. Some great pieces in velvet and the hats were fab. The makeup was pretty … 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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The joys of working as a Makeup Artist

From  “Makeup for Ageless Beauty” by Linda Mason The joys of working as a makeup artist are not just about creativity. Some of the  most memorable joys are spending time  with and getting to know so many talented, warm and generous people. This was brought … Continue reading

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Moving on

Lacking a couple of important paint colors I headed over to Blick to buy them only to find it closed because of the anticipated snow storm. So instead of painting I ended up on the computer updating www.lindamasongallery.com a site … Continue reading

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Makeup Brushes made in the USA

Thank you FMBrush for making such great brushes for me. I’d just like to mention that all my products are made in the USA  this  makes it easy to visit my manufacturers and  is one of the nicest parts of … Continue reading

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Portrait Season

Usually when we speak about portraits on the blog, it’s Linda’s children’s portraits that take center stage. Today I wanted to talk more about mixed media freestyle, because it’s a process I love, and have had the pleasure of being … Continue reading

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Deconstruction

The 20th of  August was the last day in my Workshop. I have loved my time on Grand street and especialy treasure all the wonderful people that  have been drawn in. After a couple of weeks by the beach in … Continue reading

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