Elizabeth is a Brisbane based mobile makeup artist and hairstylist with a Diploma in Specialist Makeup from The Academy of Makeup where she trained under the likes of Jaqueline Priem (Unbroken, San Andreas, Absolute Deception) and Kate Malvenan (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Daybreakers) and has completed a Hairstyling Workshop with Celebrity Hair and Makeup Artist, Dale Dorning as well as attending both a 5 day hairstyling Boot Camp with Sharon Blain herself (multi award winning Hair Stylist & Educator) in January 2015 and a White Sands Long Hair Workshop with Nadine Donovan of Personalised Hair Design by Nadine (international White Sands trainer). Elizabeth also completed a 3 week prosthetics course with Makeup Effects Group (The Matrix, The Wolverine, I,Frakenstein, The Hobbit, House of Hancock) in Sydney in April to advance her knowledge and skills in sculpting, moulding and casting foam latex prosthetics.
Elizabeth also won her first award in 2014, the Hair and Makeup division of the 2014 Emerge Fashion Awards and recently won 2015 Best Makeup/Hair/SPFX for ‘the assistant’ by production company, Creative Clones, in local Brisbane 48 Hour Film Project Competition. She has also just launched the first volume of her own print magazine, Australian Avant Garde Magazine, which has been a creative venture she has wanted to pursue for many years bringing together Artist’s of varying genres from all over Australia.
Elizabeth specialises in Bridal Hair and Makeup, Airbrushing, Hairstyling, Special Effects, Film, Avant Garde and Period hair and makeup styles. She is available for film work, photo shoots, weddings, formals and events and also loves collaborating with other artists, photographers, stylists, designers, hairstylists and models. Elizabeth also enjoys creating original hairpieces for photo shoots. Elizabeth travels all over the South East including the Sunshine Coast and Hinterland, the Toowoomba region, Gold Coast and Hinterland, Stradbroke and Moreton Islands and all over Brisbane as well as interstate. Even though Elizabeth feels she is newly qualified in the beauty industry (2012), she has spent her life always having a love of makeup, art and film. She prides herself on her perfectionist attitude, thirst for knowledge and her ability to create what the client envisions.
Airbrushing– Flawless and beautiful. Airbrush makeup is water resistant and very long lasting, it creates a flawless thin base with full coverage and also looks great on camera. Airbrushing is ideal for Brides as minimal touch ups are required, it lasts all day without caking and has full coverage. Brands used are Temptu and Elementwo silicone based foundations. Finished with Eshiko Powder leaving an oil free, naturally perfect base that lasts all day. Elizabeth is also proficient in traditional makeup application and loves using cosmetics from brands such as Smashbox, Too Faced, Urban Decay, Gorgeous Cosmetics, Face Atelier and Lime Crime.
Hairstyling– Hairstyling was included within her makeup Diploma and Elizabeth embraced it all as much as she could. Falling in love with hairstyling she also sought out more education with very well established and talented Educator’s. As well as a love for braiding, Elizabeth is proficient in Volume Blow Waves, different styles of curls and can create beautiful bridal and event upstyles as well as Avant Garde creations. Brands she loves using are White Sands, KMS, Goldwell, Babyliss Pro and Silver Bullet.
Special Effects– Always having a love of movies and the magic created behind the scenes, the Diploma Elizabeth chose to enroll in had a strong emphasis on special effects. Elizabeth is proficient in creating realistic wounds and cuts with wax, ageing with liquid latex, applying prosthetics and bald caps as well as creating a full character. She sees special effects work as art and would love to create horror effects for your next holloween party or themed event. She is also proficient in body painting and airbrush work involved in character designs.
For enquiries and quotes, please contact Elizabeth by email firstname.lastname@example.org