About Me

Lizzie Shaw, Fully qualified Makeup Artist based in the Grantham area, willing to travel for work with expenses covered.

I have done makeup for 6 years now I began as soon as I left school studying at New College Stamford where i completed my Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media makeup and a VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects and Hair and Media Makeup. Within these two years i completed various work experiences these included working as a makeup artist on a charity fashion show at Stamford Arts centre, a youth acting film funded by the british film industries called The Harbinger working as an on set makeup artist for the film. I also did work in Grantham at the Guildhall Arts centre for one of the youth groups theatre perfomance applying makeup.

I am fully qualified within airbrush makeup and have also done a day airbrushing at Charles Fox in London, as well as having done camouflage makeup training with them as well as having the qualification. Other training i have under gone as well as my qualifications have been with Helen E makeup.

After this i decided to continue studying further and went to Bradford college to do a Ba (hons) degree in Media Makeup with special effects. i continued doing work experience and building my portfolio. I worked with various photographers, Haydn Bartlett, James Anthony, Lisa Nix, Dominique Stevenson and many more all credited within my portfolio for images. Aswell as completing various photoshoots with many photographers I also participated in Internationals womens day in March 2015 working as makeup artist in Sheffield at City Hall and also at Sheffield Hallam university again as a makeup artist for a designer for  fashion week.

I am a vary versatile makeup artist with many different skills and offer makeup services including airbrushing and creative makeups. I am a very creative person and like to work with many different photographers as well as meeting the needs of my clients for various special occasions including, evening hair and makeups, daytime, bridal, fashion and editorial and even including special effects and body and face painting for events or shoots.

AvaI continually keep up to date with latest trends and going on further training to add additional services to my business. So keep your eyes peeled more things to come in the new year!

Available for bookings for any occasion for hair and makeup services,Bridal, fashion, editorial, special effects, photoshoots etc.

Please take a look at my portfolio and contact me for any information and to book all information to contact me can be found on the contact me section.