I am a 16-year-old Australian self-taught special effects makeup artist. I make myself into all sorts of crazy things for fun and post them on my Instagram account in the hope of inspiring more people to give this crazy art form a go!

I was inspired to start after falling in love with the extraordinary characters in movies such as Pirates of the Caribbean and X-Men. Then when I discovered the reality TV show FaceOff where they compete with SFX makeup and heard that many of them taught themselves, I decided it was time for me to give it a go! I used mainly Youtube to learn the basics from channels such as Madeyewlook and Glam and Gore. I started on my 14th birthday and have now been teaching myself for over a year.

Each time I create a look I get a bit better and slowly they are becoming bigger and bigger. I can now body paint, create horns and teeth, and even make custom prosthetics! I make prosthetics by sculpting what I want on my face cast, I then make a mould of it and fill it with homemade SFX gelatine and then all that's left to do is stick it on my face and paint it! I hope to one day have a hand in creating a character for a movie or video clip for the world to see and enjoy. For now I am grateful for any experience and exposure I can get.

More info: Instagram

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Sandro da Silva
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4 years ago

Very "Alien like"

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Jackie Cooke
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4 years ago

A truly gifted artist for any age but exceptionally beyond the realm at 16

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Auburn Skies
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4 years ago

reminds me of undyne

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Joan Connorton
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4 years ago

spectacular ~ but no thumbs up..I don't want to encourage all the TEETH ones~!~! hahaha

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Ronja Rövardotter
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4 years ago

Gorgeous! It looks a little like inspired by Harry Potter :)

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Christine Doan
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4 years ago

pumpkin for a heart, I like it

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fun mushroom
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4 years ago

Awesome

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Daron Mills
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4 years ago

Reminds me of Pans Labyrinth.. :)

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Sandro da Silva
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4 years ago

Unbeliavable

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Maggie Dee
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4 years ago

Love this too.

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Sandro da Silva
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4 years ago

Wow!

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fun mushroom
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4 years ago

Like the sun and the moon

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Roger Nehring
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4 years ago

You are hugely talented!

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Sandro da Silva
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4 years ago

Underworld

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fun mushroom
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4 years ago

Sliced

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Christine Doan
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4 years ago

the expression makes it. what is her shoulder supposed to be? a mint or a beach ball?

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Elena Diana
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4 years ago

I love this one!

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Lena Hunter
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4 years ago

God dammit I can't even do winged eyeliner right

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fun mushroom
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4 years ago

Medusa

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Is it just me or do those look like pancakes

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fun mushroom
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4 years ago

Bones wearing suit

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Heidi Miller
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4 years ago

You can do all this... meanwhile, I'm over here and can't even put on decent winged eyeliner. *sigh*

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fun mushroom
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4 years ago

In progress

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fun mushroom
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4 years ago

Slave 2.0

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fun mushroom
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4 years ago

What did you do with your cheekbones

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fun mushroom
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4 years ago

Mummy

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fun mushroom
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Slave

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Ethan Firl
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4 years ago

Wow! Your future is secure.

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