What Makeup and Costume are YOU Expecting to See this Halloween?!

Halloween each year is getting bigger, better and far more popular! Don't get left behind, join in some of the fun. These are the Halloween Costumes and Halloween Makeup we are expecting to see out and about this year!

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Custom Made Prosthetics – Medusa

The Magic Brush artists make your Medusa dreams come true, we can actually make any of your fantasy dress ups come true! With Custom Made Prosthetics!

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Removing your Special Effects Makeup

Makeup and Special Effects is all fun and games until its time for removal, whether its the classic panda eyes or fighting the urge to just rip off your prosthetics; don't do it!! We have come up with a guide to help you best remove your makeup at the end of a long day OR night!

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Flight – How to make Fairy Wings

Fairy wings are enamoring, capturing and ethereal; there is something about them that is delicate and stunning on stage. They really know how to capture an audience and we have always wanted to make a pair, so we set out to make our own.

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Behind The Scenes: On Set- Take A Step Into My Makeup Truck

Step into our Makeup Truck and we will provide you with our first hand experience of being on the set of Dark Avengers 3. Not only will we will provide you with our first hand experience of being on the set of Dark Avengers 3

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Creature Suit – Made using Liquid Latex

In the early days of May 2017 we were approached to make a 'Creature' suit to be sent down to the The New Zealand Film and Television School in Wellington. The creature was to embody the character of "a thousand hateful relationships."

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Character Creation: Dark Avenger 3 – Shaman, Hector and Kenneth

Character Creation SFX Makeup for the Commercial of Role Playing Game Dark Avenger 3. SFX and Prosthetic Makeup by the team at The Magic Brush, Auckland, NZ

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Orc SFX Makeup – Dark Avenger 3

Behind the scenes look into the creation of our Orc Prosthetics. SFX Makeup for the Commercial of South Korean role playing mobile game; Dark Avenger 3.

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Using Body Art for Corporate Events

Forget handing out flyers and fridge magnets! Experience the magic using body art for corporate events brings to your next function or "event of the year"

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Why Sugar Skull Makeup is Used to Celebrate the Day of the Dead

While the theme of this two-day event is death, it’s not meant to be a sad or scary time. In fact, it’s a time of celebrating those who have died through dressing up, wearing sugar skull makeup and making offerings of your loved one’s favorite things.

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Custom Cut Stencils – Airbrushed Temporary Tattoos

Custom Cut Stencils - Airbrushed Temporary Tattoos. The Magic Brush can design, cut and create any stencil or temporary tattoo design to last 3-5 days.

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Kenwood Food Meets Fashion Interactive Art Installations

Interactive Art Installations combining Fashion Design, Food, Building, Floristry, Body Art and Makeup Artistry for Corporate Event Entertainment

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Giving something back! Fundraisers and Charities 2016

The Magic Brush sponsored a few Charities over 2016, find out more about our Fundraiser efforts here. We are a regular supporter of the Starship Foundation.

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Life Casting SFX Makeup: Our Process

Life casting SFX Makeup is a process where a 3D replica of a face (or body part) is achieved through casting and molding. Our most popular use is for a base to sculpt custom prosthetics onto an actor.

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