Margaret Caragan Female Makeup Artist


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Jul 05, 2015
Very Experienced
Paid Assignments Only
Mar 05, 2008

About Me

I run special makeup effects company Pandora FX, which is a team of artists based in the San Francisco Bay Area. For over 11 years I've been doing prosthetics, bodypaint and transformations for feature films, Indie and commercial projects. I began studying art in college at age 16, and transferred to the Academy of Art in San Francisco where I studied a broad spectrum of art before majoring in Sculpture. Three degrees later I began working immediately in 2004 on shorts and music videos. I've keyed and department headed 8 feature films and worked on over 355 projects. From tattoos and zombies to aliens and horror, I love storytelling with makeup and bringing characters to life. I'm currently working on prototypes for a line of prosthetics and offer monthly workshops from beauty and fx techniques to sculpture and molds.

I've worked on Oscar winner Martin Landau, traveled to Iceland to shoot with up and comer Maika Monroe, department headed The Violent Kind for directing duo The Butcher Bros, which world premiered at Sundance 2010, and been featured on SyFy Channel's TV show Face Off as a contestant.

I enjoy everything from mainstream work on a grand scale, to Avante Garde and refinement. My background in sculpture, illustration and anatomy come into play as much as possible, and I love planning out projects. I use projects to explore the bright and dark corners of my mind whenever possible.

I work for hire and am available to quote projects. I can't afford to work for trade since this is how I make a living, but I'm always open to giving suggestions or referrals if you have a limited budget. Priority does go to paid projects, but I try to find time to share ideas when I'm not busy.

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Ransom & Mitchell
Tressa Pack

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