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Kryolan Masterclass 2017-Makeup Masterclass


Kryolan Masterclass 2017 by Bobbi Bicker   This year the famous Kryolan Masterclass  2017  was held 10-11 June at the Freemasons’ Hall, Covent Garden,  the home of Fashion Scout which Kryolan sponsor. Kryolan Masterclass 2017 had some of the most talented MUAs from around the world creating beautiful makeup, body painting, special effects, prosthetics, theatre makeup. Sharing their latest tips and tricks and talking about their journey in the industry with some fascinating and inspiring stories.   The artists at Kryolan Masterclass 2017 Sharon Dowsett, Karin Darnell, Jordan Plath of Kryolan San Fran Sanatan Dinda (current World Body Paint Champion) […]

Professional Beauty London 2017-by Bobbi Bicker


by Bobbi Bicker. My visit at the Professional Beauty London 2017 – Trade Show. Excel London 26-27 February 2017 Another fantastic event organised by Professional Beauty team. I had the pleasure of attending Professional Beauty London 2017 for both days this year. First of all let me tell you a bit about the event. Professional Beauty is a Trade show, the biggest of its kind, for professionals in the Beauty, Spa and Salon Industry. Therefore you can expect to find many leading global companies in beauty, skin care, spa, nail, equipment, tanning, and medical beauty all exhibiting their products.While most […]

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Tina Earnshaw Period Makeup Masterclass


 Masterclass dates 29-30 September 2016  held at Pinewood Studios…   Super excited about this Period Makeup Masterclass by the Award Winning Makeup Artist Tina Earnshaw, organised by Creative Media Skills. It will be held at Pinewood studios. Here is a link for you to learn more and book a slot to the masterclass. https://www.creative-media-skills.com/event/makeup-period-makeup-essentials-pinewood-studios/  29-30 September 2016. It is one of those classes not to be missed, besides learning new techniques and gaining knowledge from one of the best in the industry, it is exciting just to be in the same room and watch Tina create 50-60s period makeup. I will be streaming live […]

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StylPro Makeup Brush Cleaner & Drier.


It cleans brushes in seconds… Yes you heard me right, it will wash and dry your brushes in seconds, this is probably the best invention yet makeup artists and makeup junkies everywhere, your prayers have been answered. I am super excited to share with you my thoughts about this product. StylPro Makeup Brush Cleaner and Drier is simply amazing. I purchased one as soon as I saw a demo from my friend Natalie from the The Facepainting Shop she did a demo on Periscope and I was amazed at how quick the brushes were cleaned. Being a bit of a sceptic myself, […]

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Kryolan UK Campaign Launch-Persephone’s Rise.


by Bobbi Bicker Last night I had the honour of attending one of the best events in London for 2015. The Launch of the new campaign organised by KryolanUk,  titled Persephone’s Rise – Queen of the Underworld. Kryolan’s latest and most creative campaign and introduction of M.U.I Magazine Issue 2. Head of make-up for Kryolan UK Paul Merchant has devised and created this breathtaking campaign which explores a journey of character transformation through a variety of make-up techniques and looks, he said: “The campaign was inspired by a Greek mythological tale of betrayal, transformation and power”. Persephone’s Rise forms the inspiration behind […]

Penny Delamar at Kryolan London. The Complete Makeup Artist 3rd Edition Book launch.


  Last night I attended  an exclusive event at Kryolan store in Covent Garden, The launch of The Complete Make-up Artist textbook third edition, which included exclusive book signing by the one and only Penny Delamar, the author, principal and founder of Delamar Academy. “Penny has over 30years experience as a make-up designer. She was trained at the BBC where she worked for 10years making-up everyone from the Beatles and the Rolling Stones to Margaret Thatcher and Sir Anthony Hopkins. Penny then worked as a freelance make-up artist on films such as “Santa Claus the Movie” (as personal make-up artist to […]

Halloween Makeup.


by Bobbi Bicker Most Face painters loves Halloween, as it allows you to be creative and paint any designs you like from scary, spooky, pretty, sparkly you name it, it is all done during Halloween. It can be satisfying in regard to earnings but very stressful as well, having to choose the right jobs depending on location, fee, or having to turn down many of your friends that haven’t booked you in time and feel let down by you. I have a few tips to anybody that loves dressing up and enjoys halloween. 1- Hire a professional face/bodypainter if you are the […]

Trompe L’oeil style, Mystical Forrest Mural


I had so much fun painting this mural at one of my very good friends house Maurice Sparrow. He is also a photographer and the room serves as his photographic studio. My client wanted to use the painting as a back drop for his photography as well. After talking and exchanging ideas on what he liked, I came up with a mystical forest that you can see from a medieval doorway Trompe L’oeil style. I wanted the viewer to be transported somewhere magical, I was inspired by a tapestry I use to have at home while growing up, I use […]

Judging for Illusion Magazine


Here Comes the Sun – Face Painting Competition    Last week I was asked by the Publishers/Editors of  Illusion Magazine  to be the guest Judge for their  Face Painting competition, themed “Here Comes the SUN” inspired by summer and the glorious SUN. They have competitions running monthly with different themes, great way to showcase your work if you are in the industry and draw inspiration from other Artists. Illusion Magazine is one of my favorite Magazines and very popular amongst face and body painters, is great to get ideas, learn from some of the best in the industry and you can […]

Lord of the Rings “Argonath” Mural


Recently I was asked by a photographer friend of mine Maurice Sparrow to paint a couple of murals at his studio, which happens to be one of the rooms at his house. We made a Pinterest board and exchanged some ideas between us to choose what was best for his room. He loves Lord of the Rings movies, loves medieval style art, landscapes, fashion and wanted to use the murals as a backdrop for some of his photography. I love his studio, it has a lot of medieval features, a beautiful stone fireplace a lovely door which I decided to […]