Tools of the Trade-3

Behind the Scenes – Tools of the Trade

On a recent studio photoshoot I had the pleasure of meeting the very talented makeup artist Mandi Hutchinson, who delighted us in bringing an array of makeup varied enough to style a rainbow army! This gave me a wonderful chance to explore the domain of the MUA and see what mysteries lay within. As you can see with the three shots below, my curiosity was greatly rewarded!

Box of Wonders

Brushes in Bed

Rainbow Maker

I love how these images begin to offer a level of understanding of the makeup artist’s capabilities and value while also highlighting how little a non-makeup artist knows about each of the specialty tools above. Every item has a purpose, you just might not know what it is! I enjoy the way our brains try to make sense of scenes of complexity like these.

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A free spirit who is never satisfied with mediocrity, Meagan Hanes is a girl full of adventure and newness who goes places many people never dream of and learns things many people have long since forgotten. At the same time she has a foot firmly in the future of web technologies, always staying attuned to what's coming up in the tech world and how it can benefit humanity as a whole.

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