Blog 2017-10-06T11:41:57+00:00

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

By | October 17th, 2017|Categories: Body Art, What's Trending|Tags: , , , , , , |

Zombie Makeup by Samantha Fernandes from our team Halloween each year is getting bigger, better and far more popular! Don't get left behind, join in some of the fun. We have done a blog based on [...]

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Removing your Special Effects Makeup

By | October 9th, 2017|Categories: FAQs and Bookings, Special Effects Makeup|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Removing your Special Effects Makeup requires patience and persistence. It's all fun and games until you need to take it off, whether its the classic panda eyes or fighting the urge to just rip off [...]

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Flight – How to make Fairy Wings

By | October 4th, 2017|Categories: Art Installations, Body Art, Prop-Making|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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Creature Suit – Made using Liquid Latex

By | July 12th, 2017|Categories: Special Effects Makeup|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  The team at The Magic Brush were commissioned to design, sculpt mold and complete a Creature Suit for  The New Zealand Film and Television School in Wellington in May 2017. We were given a brief, the [...]

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

By | June 7th, 2017|Categories: Special Effects Makeup|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  Our job on Dark Avenger 3 didn't stop with just the Orc SFX makeups! We were also involved in the Character Creation and Makeup Development for some of the main characters; Shaman, Hector and [...]

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

By | June 5th, 2017|Categories: Special Effects Makeup|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9tKpm7BwUc   This is where everything comes together! All our preparation leads up to these 3 days shooting! Step into our Makeup Truck and we will provide you with our first hand experience of being [...]

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