Freelance Makeup Artist

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Caretha Bobic

caretha.bobic@gmail.com | (864) 907-0942 | Jackson, WY

Summary


I am a freelance makeup artist with over three years of experience in the industry. I have worked with clients of all skin types and tones, and have mastered the art of creating flawless looks that last all day long. I am skilled in both traditional and airbrush makeup application, and can create any look imaginable - from natural to dramatic. My ultimate goal is to make each client feel beautiful and confident on their special day.

Experience


Freelance Makeup Artist at Liz Bell Agency, WYJun 2022 - Present

  • Applied makeup to X number of clients.
  • Created looks for X number of runway shows.
  • Worked with X number of celebrities.
  • Was featured in X magazines/publications.
  • Taught a class on makeup application at XYZ school/program.

Associate Freelance Makeup Artist at Nurturing Talent, WYSep 2019 - Apr 2022

  • Provided makeup services for 15 weddings.
  • Did the makeup for a music video that received over 1 million views.
  • Worked as a freelance makeup artist for 5 years.
  • Trained in special effects makeup and worked on 2 short films.
  • Created looks for 3 fashion shows.
  • Was published in a magazine.

Education


High School Diploma at Laramie High School, Laramie, WYAug 2014 - May 2019

I have learned how to study for exams, how to do research, and how to write papers.

Skills


  • Makeup application
  • Beauty consultation
  • Makeup artistry
  • Airbrush makeup
  • Special effects makeup
  • Theatrical makeup
  • Wedding makeup

Natale Blunk

natale.blunk@gmail.com | (831) 800-9174 | Hartford, CT

Summary


I have over three years of experience as a freelance makeup artist. I have had the opportunity to work with clients of all ages and skin types. I am comfortable working with both natural and artificial light, and I am skilled in applying makeup for both everyday wear and special occasions. I take pride in my work, and I strive to create a look that is flattering for each individual client. In addition to makeup application, I also offer advice on skincare routines and choosing the best cosmetics for each person's unique needs.

Experience


Freelance Makeup Artist at Makeup by Marissa, CTJun 2022 - Present

  • Worked with 100+ clients.
  • Created custom looks for each client that matched their personality and style.
  • Stayed up-to-date on the latest trends in makeup application.
  • Was able to work within each client's budget.
  • Managed my own schedule and deadlines.

Associate Freelance Makeup Artist at The Makeup Girl LLC, CTAug 2019 - May 2022

  • Negotiated and booked 10 private clients, averaging $100/hour.
  • Worked with 5 different photographers on test shoots.
  • Secured 3 editorial credits in print magazines.
  • Assisted 2 celebrity makeup artists backstage at fashion week events.
  • Trained 4 new freelance makeup artists.

Education


High School Diploma at Hartford Public High School, Hartford, CTSep 2014 - May 2019

I've learned how to study for and take tests, how to do research, and how to write papers.

Skills


  • Makeup application
  • Makeup artistry
  • Airbrush makeup
  • Special effects makeup
  • Theatrical makeup
  • Beauty makeovers
  • Wedding makeup