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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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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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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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Makeup Class Photoshoot 7

Sage http://www.majormodel.com has one of those ivory skins that just captures the light and great bone structure perfect for natural beauty. Stronger makeup definitely changes her.  I especialy loved her look  as she ressembled Thalita who I was lucky to have … Continue reading

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Styling for Photoshoots

One thinks a T shirt is just a T shirt but as you can see from the photos of Taylor, Rose and Kendall each one accentuates the individuality and beauty of the model, not just  through color but with the … 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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Sultry Sexy Spring 2016

Regina my assistant is especially good at doing neutral smokey eyes so for this makeup she  experimented with some color, using Spring 2016 colors without going too wild. She  did these wonderful deep blue smokey eyes on her sister Dahlia.  As it … 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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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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