Filmmaking / Directing : The Do's and Don'ts of Becoming a Makeup Artist for Film by Stage 32 Staff - Julie

Stage 32 Staff - Julie

The Do's and Don'ts of Becoming a Makeup Artist for Film

I really liked this blog for potential makeup-artists. Anyone makeup artists care to comment on this analysis? http://oneofus.net/2014/11/the-dos-and-donts-of-becoming-a-makeup-artist...

The Do's and Don'ts of Becoming a Makeup Artist for Film - One of Us
The Do's and Don'ts of Becoming a Makeup Artist for Film - One of Us
In my non-Geek life, I am an educator and representative for an illustrious skin care line. I love this career, not only because it is challenging and offers opportunities for growth, but because it a…
Genell Banks

Yes, pretty accurate. Indeed the market is over saturated full of people looking to make a quick buck and not dedicated to what it takes to work in tv and film. As well as foljs undercutting and charging what is equivalent to working a 9 to 5 job. And thats absolutely unacceptable and shouldnt be happening.

Stage 32 Staff - Julie

Genell- do you feel like the work suffers? Meaning undercutting brings in less talented artists?

Genell Banks

Somewhat. I'd say it's a mixture between uneducated (not saying they need to go to a makeup school) but definitely need to seriously immerse themselves in the art of makeup. Undercutting which comes from artist just trying to get the gig or who think we'll if I charge this I can just do f gigs like this. When they are really bringing the standard pay down. So people that do the hiring think oh well if she did it for this why not you.

Stage 32 Staff - Julie

How incredibly frustrating for you. Completely understand.

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