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Inspiration – Sylvia Ji

My good friend Lisa introduced me to the work of Sylvia Ji. Studying Fine Art I was always drawn to figurative forms of painting.

Sylvia Ji is a young painter who inspires me with her bold use of colour, movement of paint and subject matter.

Sylvia always paints women, some of them being symbolic reflections of herself or portraits of people she knows. The eyes of the subjects always inflect both mystery and soul.

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Joseph Young Wedding + Promo Filmmaking, MUA Naomi Mckeever

Joseph Young is an extremely talented videographer, I've had the pleasure of working with on a few occasions.

His work mainly consists of Promos and wedding films, each of them having a polished cinematic style.

I'm really excited because I've managed to book him for my wedding and thought it would be selfish to keep his skills to myself, so to all your brides I would suggest you contact him to capture the magic of your big day.

Here's some examples for his latest work-

 

Hienie + Young // China from Joseph Young on Vimeo.

 

Fashion Shoot with Mridutrisha Choudhury from Joseph Young on Vimeo.

This shoot with the model Mridutrisha is one of the projects we worked on.

Photography :: Matt Gillespie // magiphotography.com

Hair Stylist :: Emma Whipp // hairbyem.co.uk

Make Up Artist :: Naomi Mckeever

 

 

Jo + Jez // Bulls n' Dragons from Joseph Young on Vimeo.

Oriental Fashion Shoot from Joseph Young on Vimeo.

http://www.josephyoungfilm.com/

http://www.facebook.com/josephyoungfilm

 

Shoot for The New Vintage Clothing Company, with step by step instructions. Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

Photographer- Yvette Bessels / Model- Cristina B / MUA- Naomi Mckeever

 

In this post I've included images from my second shoot for the 'The new vintage clothing company'. I worked with the same Leamington spa based photographer Yvette Bessels.

We used female and male models; for step by step male grooming from this shoot refer to my previous post http://www.naomimckeever.com/archives/751

 

before make-up / Photographer- Yvette Bessels / Model- Cristina B / MUA- Naomi Mckeever

Cristina's skin has been prepped and now is ready for action.

 

Photographer- Yvette Bessels / Model- Cristina B / MUA- Naomi Mckeever

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Photogripher Willowstone / Model zola / MUA Naomi Mckeever

 

 

 

 

 

Fashion Shoot with Mridutrisha Choudhury


Film Joseph Young - josephyoungfilm.com
Photography Matt Gillespie - magiphotography.com
Model Mridutrisha Choudhury
Hair Emma Whipp - hairbyem.co.uk
MUA Naomi Mckeever - naomimckeever.com

My Lesson for Florence Sunnen

 

This week I held a one on one makeup lesson for Florence Sunnen. This was our first session together so we started from the basics.

 

 

We covered how to create flawless skin without using heavy foundation. Contouring, highlighting, soft definition for the eyes and how to make your lips look fuller.

 

Here's a photo of Florence with foundation on, I haven't applied concealer under her eyes as I find it better to conceal after eye shadow to prevent the drop down sticking to the under eye area.

 

Florence with foundation but not concealer under eye's

 

Skin-

  • Massaged in complete comfort cream
  • Fast Response- eye cream
  • Lip conditioner
  • Prep & Prime- skin
  • Face and body- foundation, in N1
  • Select cover-up, in NW20
  • Mineralize skinfinish- in Light
  • Harmony- blush (used as a contour, for more advice see my previous lesson blog)
  • coygirl- blush
  • pearl- cream colour base (highlighter on high plans of her face)

 

Here's a photo of Florence at the end of our lesson.

 

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Florence at the end of our lesson

 

Eyes-

  • Sublime nature- paint (base for eye shadow to keep it on all day)
  • Vex- eyeshadow
  • Copperplate- Eye shadow
  • Industry- eye liner (soft, water proof)
  • False lash- mascara

 

Brows-

  • Omega- eye shadow ( applied with an angel brush)

 

Lips-

  • Soar- lip liner
  • Patisserie- lipstick

 

Florence was an amazing student really listening to what I was telling her, I'm looking forward to our next lesson where we're going to be more daring as she loves experimenting with her makeup.

Please Note: All of the products listed are from MAC.

 

 

London fashion week spring/summer 2012

Just got back from London Fashion Week; I've worked with some amazing makeup artists. I feel as if every time I'm there I learn so much, and come back feeling very inspired.

I've attached link's to a few of the shows I did the makeup for...

 

Christopher Raeburn

Maria Comparetto was the key makeup artist. Helen Harrall was on this show which was a lovely surprise as I'd only just worked with her on a programme for Sky and ITV:

http://www.vogue.co.uk/fashion/spring-summer-2012/ready-to-wear/christopher-raeburn#

 

Louise Gray

Key makeup artist James O'Riley:

http://www.vogue.co.uk/fashion/spring-summer-2012/ready-to-wear/louise-gray#

 

Saloni

Key makeup artist Sara Byworth:

http://www.vogue.co.uk/fashion/spring-summer-2012/ready-to-wear/saloni#

 

 

 

 

 

Makeup for the New Vintage Clothing Company shoot

I worked with photographer Yvette Bessels who's based in Leamington spa for 'The new vintage clothing company'.

In this post I've included before and after shots of the three models used.

Photographer Yvette Bessels/ Model Cristina B

Photographer Yvette Bessels / Model Gemma Louise4

Photographer Yvette Bessels / Model Purkle Princess

Before makeup model Cristina B

Photographer Yvette Bessels/ Model Cristina B

Photographer Yvette Bessels/ Model Cristina B

Photographer Yvette Bessels/ Model Cristina B

Photographer Yvette Bessels/ Model Cristina B

Before makeup model Gemma Louise4

Photographer Yvette Bessels / Model Gemma Louise4

Photographer Yvette Bessels / Model Gemma Louise4

Photographer Yvette Bessels / Model Gemma Louise4

Photographer Yvette Bessels / Model Gemma Louise4

Photographer Yvette Bessels / Model Gemma Louise4

Before makeup Model Purkle Princess

Photographer Yvette Bessels / Model Purkle Princess

 

Photographer Yvette Bessels / Model Purkle Princess

Photographer Yvette Bessels/ Model Cristina B

Photographer Yvette Bessels / Model Gemma Louise4

Photographer Yvette Bessels/ Model's Cristina B/ Purkle Princess/ Gemma Louise4

 

Please feel free to contact me if you want to know what products I used on this shoot.

Photo’s from some of the shows I worked on at London Fashion week A/W 2011


Charles Anastase/ Key makeup artist Sally Branka

Charles Anastase/ Key makeup artist Sally Branka/ I'm on the right sketching a facechart

Charles Anastase/ Key makeup artist Sally Branka

Charles Anastase/ Key makeup artist Sally Branka

Jonathan Saunders facechart/ key makeup artist Lucia Pieroni

Jayne Pierson/ photographer Steve Osborn/ key makeup artist Maria Comparetto/ I'm in the middle at the back

Jayne Pierson/ photographer Steve Osborn/ key makeup artist Maria Comparetto/ I'm in the middle

Jayne Pierson/ Photographer Steve Osborn/ key makeup artist Maria Comparetto/ I'm in the middle

Jayne Pierson/ Photographer Steve Osborn/ key makeup artist Maria Comparetto/ I'm on the left

Jayne Pierson/ Photographer Steve Osborn/ key makeup artist Maria Comparetto

 

Holly Fulton/ key makeup artist Andrew Gallimore

Holly Fulton/ key makeup artist Andrew Gallimore/ my makeup

Holly Fulton/ key makeup artist Andrew Gallimore

Holly Fulton/ key makeup artist Andrew Gallimore/ my makeup

Holly Fulton/ key makeup artist Andrew Gallimore/ my makeup

 

Erdem/ key makeup artist Andrew Gallimore

Erdem/ key makeup artist Andrew Gallimore/ my makeup

Erdem/ key makeup artist Andrew Gallimore

Emilio De La Morena/ Key makeup artist Sally Branka

 

Immortal Muse- Josephine Baker

(June 3, 1906 – April 12, 1975)

Dancer, singer, and actress.

Josephine Baker was a truly inspirational woman. She broke down barriers and fought through prejudice.

Baker dropped out of school at the age of 12 and lived as a street child in the slums of St. Louis, but that didn’t stop her travelling to France to progress her career.

She was the first female African American to star in a major motion picture and she became a world-famous entertainer, even posing for the artist Picasso.

Ernest Hemingway called her "… the most sensational woman anyone ever saw."

Baker is still influential in the fashion world today.

Here are some examples from Tush Magazine - Photographer Ellen von Unwerth, hairstyling from Christoph Hasenbein and make-up from Loni Baur.

Tush magazine/ Photographer- Ellen von Unwerth/ hairstyling- Christoph Hasenbein/ MUA Loni Baur

Tush magazine/ Photographer- Ellen von Unwerth/ hairstyling- Christoph Hasenbein/ MUA Loni Baur

 

My face chart inspired by Josephine Baker

Eye's-
  • Blacktrack fluidline blended over lid
  • Press Carbon eye shadow on top
  • Blend out edges with Wedge eye shadow
  • Smolder kohl in waterline
  • Zoomlash masscara
Brows-
  • Bleach out brows with Studio finish concealer with a mascara wand
  • Espresso eye shadow
  • Blacktrack fluidline to make the brows defined
Face-
  • Studiotech foundation
  • Studio finish concealer
  • Careblend powder
Lips-
  • Nightmoth lip pencil
  • Viva Glam 1 lipstick
Please Note: I have put my favourite products, all of them are from MAC