Category Archives: The Monthly Round Up

A short round up of the month as I saw it, work projects, personal opinions on working in make-up in Liverpool.

Fantasy, Photoshoots and Finishing College – June 2013

June was mostly taken up by college work.  Trying to get the last few assessments ticked of so that I could become a qualified hairdresser, organising my wig portfolio and continuing with the Assessors Award, which will help me with … Continue reading

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Producers, Posters and Painting Faces – May 2013

In May I attended my first BAFTA Crew event – a Q&A session with Anita Overland, a top film producer who gave a masterclass for all us filmbods to attend.  It was a great chance to meet other filmies and also … Continue reading

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Lessons, Legends and Locations- April 2013

During March I was offered a couple of really good opportunities, as you will know because you very diligently read my posts.  The first of these was the offer of a teaching post in a private college in the North … Continue reading

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BAFTA, Beggars and Beatles Haircuts – March 2013

In March I was fortunate enough to be accepted in BAFTA Crew – a database/network of industry professionals from across the UK.  We are invited to masterclasses, receive regular newsletters and bulletins and discounts to other BAFTA events.  I’ll write … Continue reading

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Dystopian Futures – February 2013

February started off with a theatre production of ‘Titus Andronicus’ (PurpleCoat Productions). I’ve never seen this play and I didn’t know anything about the storyline except it’s supposed to be Shakespeare’s most violent work. Well, our brief as make up … Continue reading

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Sales, Sea and Scarecrows – January 2013

January is a strange month to predict. There’s either a wealth of work to do, as New Year resolutions inspire new projects, or there’s a dearth as everyone tightens their belts after Christmas. This year, like many I decided to … Continue reading

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Sparkles, Serum and Scabs – November 2012

November 2012 saw the opening of the new Harvey Nichols store in Liverpool – great news for us make up artists (and females in general). I went along on the opening day for a bit of a nosey about and … Continue reading

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Ghouls, Ghosts and Gold – October 2012

Wow! I can’t believe how long October seemed to last this year. Was it really only a month ago that I was working on the Carrington’s advert? Obviously, I know that it was, but it just seems so much longer … Continue reading

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Hair And Hatmaking – Sept 2012

So September rolls around once again, which means I’m probably going to sign up for yet another college course right? Absolutely right. Since 2008 I’ve become a qualified make up artist and barber and now I’m going to be a … Continue reading

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Pocahontas, Pop Art and Phantom of the Opera – August 2012

August was dominated by family events.  My sister was due to give birth at the end of July, her daughter was eventually born 4th August. This, combined with the Olympics (there’s a rule in our house – if it moves … Continue reading

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