Monday, 1 August 2011

Make-up Artist Charlie Short

I have known my best friend for so many years now - 18 years to be precise - and he's always been a creative soul who enjoyed drawing and making things. Together we made home videos, stories and animations, so it's no surprise that he took the creativity route when choosing his career path.

His is currently studying make-up and special effects at Leicester University.

I'm aware that this blog is slightly different to my other blog posts, but I really do think he deserves a mention and some advertising (and not just because he's my life long friend either!) He truly has a talent and, more importantly, really, really loves it. He is always striving to improve and is constantly practicing on himself, his partner, his classmates and of!

His course is going to end soon, so he's partnered up with YouTube and is currently giving tutorials online, has his own website and is trying to go freelance in the hopes of pursuing a successful career in the makeup industry.

Because he has specialised in not only make up, but special effects, body painting, and character/theatrical as well, this means he has so much more to give. So whether you want to have someone do your makeup for your wedding or photoshoot, or you want to hire someone to do special effects/character makeup for a theatre production/TV, or for a child's birthday party...Charlie Short is your man.

Here are some pictures to show what he can do.

Special Effect Body Painting

Photoshoot makeup

Body Painting

Avant Garde makeup
Avant Garde Makeup

Special Effects Burn Victim

Charlie Short at work!

Money Success Fame Glamour

Character and Theatre


...There's so much more to show you, all of his links are at the bottom of this page if you wish to check out more. As well as makeup, Charlie has also been trained with hair too. In the Avant Garde photos (they're of me, by the way) my hair was styled by him.

Here's an example of one of his tutorials. As you can see, he's a really friendly, approachable person with a very bubbly personality!

So, if you need anyone to do some makeup for you, please drop Charlie a message! On his website, you can see more photos and read about his experience. If you want to contact him, you can do that through his website!



Ingrid said...

Geezus feck, he is really good! Sure he will make it far!

CazStacey said...

Thanks for commenting, Ingie! Charlie appreciates it! x