Im a freelance make up artist currently working for the BBC on a casual basis being a finalist in the2009 BBC Design Trainee Scheme 2009 for the category of Hair and Make Up.
I have experience in Fashion, Bridal and everyday make ups along with having worked on TV, Film and Period drama productions. However, I believe Fashion is my ''thang'' as it best fits my style of work.
I am a diverse and flexible worker and a perfectionista! I approach my work with a high level of professionalism and drive.
Over the last 3 years I have worked extensively as a freelance make up artist and have obtained private tutoring to qualify as a media make up and hair professional to reinforce my opportunities to work within the performing arts. I have work for a small south Asian television channel as a make up artist, hair stylist and fashion stylist as well as having experience within the fashion, advertising and film industries. I am actively involved in the Summer School for the BBC trainee scheme 2009 where a came within the top three within the make up category. My attitude to work is characterised by my motivation and passion for the work I do. I am a real team player and remain flexible to meet the needs of my employers, holding a full, clean UK drivers licence and have use of a car to travel to location work.
I have developed high creativity and excellent research skills to gain a high standard of technical/craft skills in the following disciplines:
Wig making; Beard knotting; Hair styling; Ageing; Theatre make-up; Period make-up; Injuries make-up; Fashion make-up; Media Make-up; HD airbrushing make-up; Special-effects make-up/bald cap making and Fashion styling. Having presently done this within the following respects:
Assistant to Make up artist on Iceland commercial
Finalist for the BBC trainee scheme 2009.
Make Up trainee on BBC1's latest daytime period drama -
Make Up asst on Christmas 2009 Iceland Supermarkets Commrcial
Work experience at the Manchester based south Asian TV channel DM Digital
Make up and Hair stylist For 7 contestants for Miss Inter Continental 2009
The Asian Bridal fashion show
Make up artist at Leeds Fashion show 2009
The Viva Magazine-Test Shots
Test shots with Anton Mellar -Photographer
Tesr shots with Andy Golpys- Photographer
Modiste Fashion event
Flawless make up studio/ Photo Lounge make up studio
Training and Qualifications
2009 Diploma in Media / Fashion / Editorial / Period Make -Up
2009 Diploma in Media / Fashion / Editorial / Period Hairstyling and Wigs
2009 Diploma in High Definition Airbrushing Course
2009 Diploma in Casualty Effects course
2009 Diploma in Fashion Styling
BBC Health & Safety Training