Back on a beautiful day in July I travelled over to Bolton Castle in Leyburn, it's not every day you get to 'work' at a medieval castle that is over 600 years old and I was excited to say the least! Not only for the location, but to be apart of the fantastic shoot ahead for the Autumn/Winter 2015 Yorkshire edition of Belle Bridal Magazine.
This month I had the pleasure of working with North by East, a contemporary choreography duo based in London on their debut project Breathing Space. Amy Kent local girl from North Yorkshire and Laura Ava Scott are not only fabulous choreographers and dancers but also my good friends, which made the collaboration all the better. They came up from London to the North East with two equally talented dancers Lois Noon and Michael James to shoot the short film. Michael Sreenan was the final piece of the puzzle and the producer of this amazing piece.
The brief of the makeup was a paired down style to suit each character's different backgrounds. All the character's were going through problems and issues in their life, and the makeup was to mirror this, including giving dark circles rather than taking them away!
We worked over two days and four different locations around North Yorkshire late into the evening. I thoroughly enjoyed myself working with such a fab team. Make sure you check out the fantastic video shot and edited by Michael below and let me know what you think!
In April I was asked to be involved in a shoot to showcase fashion student, Rosie Moore's Menswear Collection for her final assessment at University. Her inspiration for the collection was based on Glam Rock. Rosie incorporated feminine cuts and shapes to create a new style for the modern man.
The makeup needed was minimal just to ensure the model Anthony's skin looked fresh and clear. Towards the end of the shoot we injected some more Glam Rock into the makeup with some added glitter! It was a fun team effort and we were all happy with how the images turned out, thanks to the talented Chris Randle! I am very much looking forward to hearing how Rosie does with her final assessment and wish her all the best of luck and cant wait to see where her future career takes her!