I started applying make up to friends and family aged 14 (1986). Fast forward to 2006 when I started Beautiful Bride Makeovers I was thrilled to have a career that I absolutely loved.
Making women feel confident and beautiful was the 'why' Having a flare for colour and balance was the how. It really was my dream job. I have participated in over 1000 weddings and loved (Almost) every one.
Fast forward now to lockdown and boom! No more business! I am not the kind of person that fairs well with idol hands and so having dabbled with my art (Painting canvas instead of faces) for many many years, I decided to throw myself in wholeheartedly.
I was painting every day and finding inspiration through images I have collected working with Brides. I mixed my crazy erratic painting style with portraits and found I have a natural ability with this also.
Enter my portrait phase:
I did consider becoming a portrait artist but my style isn't for everyone (First and last commission was a nightmare) and so I am now moving more towards mystical, theatrical portrait imagery.
My next Exhibition in July 'All about Face' will reflect this style of art that I am experimenting with. I am very excited about it!
More updates to follow on art for sale at this exhibition xx