Lady Gaga Wears TEMPTU PRO for Her ‘Marry The Night’ Grammy Concert Performance

December 2, 2011  |  Press  |  1 Comment


If Lady Gaga’s performances had to be described in one word it would be epic. Her performance Wednesday night at this year’s Grammy Nominations Concert was a prime example of why mamma monster picked up three Grammy nominations this year.  Read More

Steam-Punk Inspired Cyborg

July 9, 2010  |  Tips & Technique  |  No Comments

Steam-punk is used to describe Victorian sci-fi, similar to character style in City of Lost Children and League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. The appliance was made with urethane foam from a cast of Cat’s face and a sculpt and mold. I also wired a light up eye to complete the effect.


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F/X Friday- Lizard Woman at IMATS

July 2, 2010  |  Tips & Technique, Tradeshows  |  No Comments

Last weekend at IMATS I did two at the TEMPTU PRO booth to show simple special effects with beauty showcasing the TEMPTU PRO DURA Metallics, as well as using a range of TEMPTU PRO products from S/B to DURA in palettes and airbrush form.

Lizard Woman – inspired by the 80s…

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June 23, 2010  |  Tradeshows  |  No Comments

IMATS LA is only a few days away and the buzz is in the air. Featuring several new exhibitors, a large selection of prestigious speakers, classes, runway shows and presales of 600 more tickets than last year, this will definitely be the best IMATS Pasadena has ever seen! …

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F/X Friday: Clowning Around

May 28, 2010  |  Events  |  No Comments

This week was the International Screenings 2010 at Warner Brothers, and ten artists were booked to create clowns for the closing gala. That means 3000 guests had the option of sitting in our chairs for a bit of paint, a wig, and a nose.

I’ve had some experience with this type…

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F/X Friday – Basic Abrasion

May 15, 2010  |  Tips & Technique  |  No Comments

F/X Fridays is coming to you live from the premiere of TEMPTU LA’s first Special F/X Workshop. Today we covered the basics that should be in every makeup artists’ kit — new and old bruise, cuts & abrasions, burns, and zombie of course!

For this blog installment, I put together a…

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Naimies Beauty Center Launches Dura, Noho CA

May 13, 2010  |  Events  |  No Comments

It was all airbrush, body art and cocktails last Thursday at the May 6th event in North Hollywood at Naimie’s Beauty Center. The iconic beauty retailer co hosted the event to launch the line that launched TEMPTU PRO…our very own DURA! To celebrate the heritage of…

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You say contusion, I say penetrating head trauma.

May 8, 2010  |  Tips & Technique  |  No Comments

Earlier this week I worked on a television series and encountered a little bit of a snag when creating a simple head wound. I had to match a wound that had already been shot for an earlier scene. Piece of cake! Or maybe not….

The first challenge was using materials that…

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Local 706 Inaugural Craft Meeting of 2010

March 26, 2010  |  NEW AT TEMPTU  |  No Comments

TEMPTU LA was thrilled to be the guest presenter of Local 706’s Makeup Union Craft Meeting at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Temptu LA’s Laura Reynolds and Ava Scanlan presented to a crowd of film and television makeup artists. Laura Reynolds did a beauty demo of airbrush makeup…

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