Who We Are

Our Entertainers Blend Artistry with a Touch of Magic

The Magic Brush event entertainers are dedicated to adding a touch of magic to your event. We are a collective of makeup artists, face painters, body painters, special effects makeup artists, prop makers, prop designers & costume designers who work in close collaboration with each other to bring bespoke events to life!

Our Entertainers Blend Artistry with a Touch of Magic

Although we are Auckland based, we service cities New Zealand wide with our large network of local artists.
Some of our services are only available in specific cities, however we are available for travel NZ wide.
Flights, accommodation, and logistics can also be arranged.

We have a large network of artists, dancers, models and actors that we work in close collaboration with on a regular basis. We have a range of artists available for work New Zealand wide, all specializing in various areas of expertise.

You Dream & We Deliver – We’re Magic Like That!

Our artists experience ranges from 5 through to 20 years in the industry! By booking entertainers from The Magic Brush, you are guaranteed service, professionalism and artists who excel at their areas of focus. All bookings made by The Magic Brush are overseen by Samantha Fernandes, owner and creative director who has been active in the industry since 2003.

With over 15 years’ experience in the industry, Samantha has won several awards as well as trained professionally at the Cinema Makeup School in Los Angeles, worked on a fashion shoots and events in Hollywood. She has even worked with Weta Workshop in 2012 on Project Born in Wellington, assisting with body painting and special effects makeup applications overseen by Daniel Falconer & Sir Richard Taylor.

Meet the Team



Sorceress, Owner & Creative Director
Sam lives and breathes makeup transformations and event entertainment. She’s a talented artist and organizing extraordinaire, with a passion for bringing new, creative ideas to life. The crazier your idea, the better, nothing is impossible!

Sam has completed a Bachelors in Fashion Design as well as the Master Makeup Course at the Cinema Makeup School in Los Angeles, Hollywood’s professional makeup school. She is also business savvy and focused on finding creative solution to bring you results.

Sam is passionate about promoting & supporting the industry; as of Jan 2017, Sam was invited to be a member on the board of trustees for the New Zealand Body Art Trust. The NZ Body Art Trust is a charitable trust with Richard Taylor of Weta Workshop as it’s patron. The Body Art Trust focuses on the development of highly creative projects embracing the enthusiasm and passion that young New Zealanders can bring to the creative arts, through the NZ Body Art Showcase.



Artist, Entertainer, Operations Manager, and Custom Projects


Social media and creativity guru, face painter


Makeup Artist, Facepainter, Fabrications & Events Manager


Social Media & Fairy helper


Behind the Scenes Assistant


Makeup + Artist Extraordinaire


Artist Extraordinaire


Makeup, SFX Artist & Loves all things Art


Face Painter


Face Painter

Covid-19: The Magic Brush team are working remotely at this time, and are 100% available to respond to your enquiry. Don’t hesitate to be in touch to have a plan in place for once this is all behind us.