I am a Professional Makeup Artist with 16 years experience in interpreting the make-up requirements of clients and to produce both a creative and technically accurate visual representation; ensuring that models, performers, presenters and others have suitable make-up and hairstyles before they appear in front of the cameras or an audience.
Threw the years I have acquired a makeup artistry position with a number of prestigious cosmetic companies, including Chanel, Merle Norman, Clinique, Vincent Longo, and Amazing cosmetics. I was also a Talent Agent with John Casablanca, Barbizon Modeling and Acting Schools, MTM and ICE Model Management. With each position I developed new techniques, new looks, and a broad spectrum of possibilities. I am experienced in Freelance retail sales/Runway/Weddings/ Special Events/ fashion/ TV/ Print with Special Effects/ Fitting and manipulating wigs, hairpieces and prosthetics. I maintain an up-to-date knowledge of available hair and make-up products and communicates well with clients to clarify visual requirements, Read scripts to ascertain materials/look required/budget implications, Ensure continuity in hair and make-up and liaising with other members of the design team to ensure the overall look/effect is consistent with others, Demonstrate and implement a practical understanding of lighting, the photographic process, colors and the impact of special effects/make-up processes on the skin and ensure that appropriate action is taken to minimize / radiate any unpleasant side effects from the use of specialist make-up/hairdressing techniques.
Name: April Mi'Chenille Grubb
Lives in: Rock Hill, South Carolina
Company: Makeup By Mi'Chelle
Occupation: Makeup Artist and Special Effects Technician