Hello, everyone! HAPPY FRIDAY! I hope you had a wonderful week and will have an even better weekend. #TGIF right? I am so incredibly excited to have Joo Skellington as our Artist Feature Friday this week. He has been sweeping the internet and gone completely viral with his outstanding self applied Disney character makeups. We’re […]Read More Artist Feature: Joo Skellington, A man of many faces
Success comes in all shapes and sizes. I am so incredibly excited to share with everyone our brand new weekly blog series: Artist Feature Friday’s. WOOHOO! So, tune in every Friday for interviews with artists all around the world at ALL stages! From beginners to seasoned professionals- we want to share it ALL! Who’s excited? […]Read More Artist Feature Friday: Marie Murphy
This past June, the What It Takes team held a free makeup challenge. It was an intensive 3 week challenge that took talented and extremely dedicated artists on a fun journey to discover more about themselves as well as give them tips and tools to gain more confidence as an artist (this was SUCH a fun […]Read More WIT Makeup Challenge winner, Sarah Elizabeth!
Have you ever had a bad day? Everyone has. If you’re in the freelance world, have you ever had a bad week? Many of us have. Some days turn into weeks, Some weeks even turn into months. I’m in the middle of (currently) having a bad week. Everything from last minute cancellations, to tiffs with […]Read More #thestuggleisreal
We all come to a point in our careers where we face financial struggles. 9 times out of 10 it is within the first 5 years. But as a freelance makeup artist in the entertainment industry, that number varies significantly from person to person. I’ve come across many artists at all stages who seem […]Read More 10 ways to generate additional income for struggling MUAs
I am so thrilled about our brand new movie poster! If you don’t follow us already on our Instagram (@whatit_takesfilm), or our Facebook page, click on both of the links and start following us! Those of you who already follow us, have most likely already seen our brand new poster! I am seriously so excited about […]Read More New Movie Poster and Updates!
The cat is out of the bag! Here are some of the makeup tricks I used to create Jude and Bobbe’s look in the film Animals! One of my most memorable films I have worked on thus far is Animals the film. Directed by Collin Schiffli, written by David Dastmalchian. Some of you may […]Read More The cat is out of the bag: makeup tricks on Animals the film