Behind the make-up...
After starting off on a rocky road in life, with the death of my mum at 13, being sent away into foster care and failing all but 2 of my GCSE's; I have had to work my hardest to build a vision into my future.
My early hardships meant that I was pushed back with my studies. I begged to get a place a college and study Performing Arts with the agreement that I re-take my GSCE's. This got me a place at University to study Drama.
After graduating, I moved to Brighton and despite trying to make it as an actor, fell into an office job to pay off my university debts. After a bad relationship and being diagnosed with Endometriosis, I decided to do something different and dabble in face painting which grew into body painting. I was working 3 jobs at the time, living alone, but still managed to see my full potential.
I am a self taught face and body artist and SFX make-up artist.
Most of my work has been created from ideas of both model and artist - always original. Not all models have been professional models, in fact, I have wanted to work with real people, who need a pick me up! Even amateur models looking to work in the industry but have no experience.
During this time, I applied to train at the Iver Academy at Pinewood Studios...to my surprise I got a place!
Currently living in Norfolk, UK