MAKE-UP ARTIST & DESIGNER

 

文美丽Maya Man            Nationality: British           Ethnicity: Chinese & English          Language: English

ABOUT MAYA

Maya Man is a London-based freelance make-up, hair and prosthetic artist and designer, since 2015. Her wide range of credits include examples in film/TV, theatre, fashion and music. (see ARCHIVE for full credits.)

In the last year, Maya has taken on regular clients, building close working relationships with both individuals & production companies.

 

2020 sees her part of the UK team on Beyonce, Brown Skin Girl music video. Regular work with other musicians are Little Simz, Kojey Radical, Jungle, Lava La Rue and Josie Man.  

 

Her most recent film HOD hair, makeup and SFX credit included Indie feature film Infinite (2018-19) & EXTINCTION (2019) starring the likes of Emma Thompson, Rakhee Thakrar and Tom Glynn-Carney.

Working internationally, she was the UK-based makeup artist for two Chinese Film/TV productions, and for VICE CHINA. see (IMDB)

 

In addition to her Film and TV credits, Maya worked on multiple sport campaigns, editorial and beauty projects, having her first cover story for THE FACE MAGAZINE [2019] and regular contributor to them throughout 2019.

Maya showcases a wide range of valuable skill sets, enabling her to adapt to all aspects of hair, make and prosthetics with confidence and professionalism.  She takes pride in her craft, showing an eagerness to tackle new challenges, learn from her co-workers, and treat every job as an opportunity to not only exhibit her skills, but to develop them.  She learnt and applied advanced CGI tracking makeup, working as a trainee in the make-up department for the film CATs (2019).

In 2017, Maya graduated from UAL: London College of Fashion with a Bachelors Degree in Hair, Makeup and Prosthetics for performance. 

Prior to her BA she studied Foundation Graphic Design at London College of Communication (2014), and Art & Design at The BRIT School for performing arts and technology (2009-2013).

Services & skills

Makeup

  • Colour theory/ colour correction

  • Male grooming

  • Prosthetics; Silicone, latex, Foam

  • FULL & ½ Headcasts

  • Sculpting, moulding making 

  • Special effects: scars/ burns/ wounds

  • Dirtying down

  • Blood work

  • Bald caps

  • Editorial/ runway

  • For Chinese film

  • Character design

  • Continuity

  • Greenscreen

  • CGI/ tracking

  • Theatre make-up

  • HD/film make-up

  • Fashion & Photography make up

 

HAIR

  • Basic straight cut

  • Mens Hair styling

  • Pin curls/ tonging/heated roller set

  • Head wraps

  • Knot a wig/ make customise wigs

  • Wig repair

  • Wig cage construction 

  • Wig setting/ dressing/ styling

  • Hair punching

  • Bald cap

  • Variety of braids

  • Period hairstyles 

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mayammua@gmail.com

©2020 by Maya Man.