Thursday, December 17, 2009

Mad Men Casting

This assignment was way too much fun. Of course it all had to do with the company. I was thrilled when my fiend Christine Alexander, one of the Bay Area's funniest women, asked me to do her makeup for a photo shoot. She explained that she was doing a 1950's style shoot to send in for a casting call for the TV show Mad Men. I was even more excited as the online entries were narrowed down to the top few & Christine's (& MY) picture was there!!! It was a great effort by all involved - myself, Christine, our assistant (my step-daughter) Genevieve, and of course, photographer Billy Elkins.

Thursday, December 3, 2009

MOD on You Tube!

Marina was so thrilled with the finished product she & Billy put together a video to post on You Tube! It's set to a song by Marlene Deitrich. PERFECT!

Marlene . . . or Marina?

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Marina Sommers. A beautiful model who wanted to try something new . . . vintage/retro modeling. My friend Billy Elkins & I worked together on this shoot. After some careful research he & Marina decided to try to replicate some iconic photos of Marlene Dietrich. We all had a wonderful time on the shoot & really created something magical.
If you're interested in doing a vintage themed photo shoot contact me or Billy directly.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Promo for Drop Dead Gorgeous flyer

Before the Drop Dead Gorgeous Fashion Show I got together with my girls Joanna & Alena to fix them up like the "glam-zombies" that would be in the show. Two of these pics were used on the promo flyer for the show.
Photos were taken by Billy Elkins of Encompass Creative. Check out his site - definately worth a look.

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These girls are a trip!
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Saturday, September 5, 2009

Backstage at Drop Dead Gorgeous

Just a few more fun pics from the Drop Dead Gorgeous fashion show. Brian got some great backstage shots I wanted to share.

Drop Dead Gorgeous Fashion Show

So my friend Joanna, a.k.a. Ms. Dollface, asked me to take part in her first fashion show. How could I say no?

The theme was glam-zombie & it was at the Cabanna Inn in Sarasota. The models were awesome & the day was lots of fun. There were bands, vendors & beer!!! What more could you ask for? :-)

This makeup was a little out-of-the-box for me & I absolutely loved doing it.

The pics are by Brian David Braun. His stuff is amazing & definately worth a look.

I'll be working with her again in the near future.

If you like this stuff, check back after Halloween . . . lots more coming!!