And Breathe

Standing on the platform of the Piccadilly Line this morning coming in extra early for the students to prep for their Boot Camp next week; I noticed a poignant advert. I did not have time to fully read what it was telling me about what was missing from my life or...

I Am Not My Skin I Am A Model With A Skin Condition

My white panda eyes were caught by an article on a new model Winnie Harlow. What was striking about her appearance, was, that she was of Jamaican ancestry with Vitiligo, oh and she is one metre seventy six and an absolute peach! (that is my personal opinion.) Vitiligo...

Nicholas Cage Alive And Well!

Dear Petar, So, here I am in Marrakesh in a position of makeup trainee/assistant for a movie by Sir Larry Charles (Borat, Dictator) ARMY OF ONE, With Nicholas Cage. I am working with people who have 20-33 years, industry experience. They are very helpful. The first...

From Spread Sheet to Wide Screen

It was last March (remember the spring…( before Brexit, before Bake Off and before Brangelina…) when Rose emailed me a spread sheet. Rose Cusson is Film Production Coordinator at Goldsmiths University in London on their re-launched MA Film Course and had asked...

Next make-up course: January 3rd 2017

The question of the day was; “Do I continue working on a balmy sunny autumnal afternoon or go to the opera?” “Do I day dream about being an irresistible philanderer or simply day dream ?” Don Giovani won!  Our Makeup Academy in London, was...

Life In the Day as Wonder Woman.

Way back in October Clemmie, Monique, Gillian and I were lucky enough to be asked to join the Wonder Woman Make Up team! Clemmie, has been working with main team, Monique and I are the crowd room trainees, and Gillian is with 2nd Unit. Over the past 2 and half months...