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On Set with... Barrie Gower
On Set with... Barrie Gower

June 15, 2017

Makeup effects artist Barrie Gower is known for his work on high profile productions such as HBO’s Game of Thrones and Harry Potter. He also contributed to Academy award winning makeups for The Wolfman and The Iron Lady.

We managed to pin Barrie down to ask him a few questions on how he got where he is today…

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A Handy Guide to Fake Bloods
A Handy Guide to Fake Bloods

June 08, 2017

There is an array of fake blood out there, but how to select the right one for the job? We give you the lowdown on how to select the best fake blood products… Just a warning - it may get a bit bloody from here! 

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IMATS London 2017
IMATS London 2017

May 25, 2017

IMATS London is undoubtably THE biggest event on every makeup artist's calendar, and if you love it as much as we do, the excitement and anticipation builds around the same time every year. Where else can you find the education and versatility that IMATS provides? Established in 2002, this show gives you the tools you need to grow as an artist in theater, film, TV, fashion and editorial. Not to mention the shopping... OH GOD THE SHOPPING. The Props Museum curated by our good friend Adrian Rigby, never fails to impress in presenting incredible props, makeups and illustrations from the best artists and films around. 

Check out our pictures from IMATS here.

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UMAe - Neal Scanlan, Ruth Parry and Richard Redlefsen
UMAe - Neal Scanlan, Ruth Parry and Richard Redlefsen

May 09, 2017

For those of you who don’t know about UMAe (United Makeup Artists Expo), it is a makeup show catering to professional artists from every aspect of the industry, offering guest speakers and some absolutely wonderful brands. It is always so lovely to catch up with everyone and see what the show has to offer. We decided to make our official debut at UMAe this year, and of course we want to fill all of you in on the highlights of our weekend.

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