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, with over four years experience in the creative industry. 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 and production companies.  

 

She took on the role of HOD for hair, makeup and SFX for the Indie feature film Infinite (2018-19), gained credits for four Jungle [band] music videos and worked regularly with music artist like Little Simz & Kojey Radical. Working internationally, she was the UK-based makeup artist for two Chinese productions, namely feature film Grandest Wedding of Royals and Hong Kong TV series Flying Tiger 2.  

 

In addition to her Film and TV credits, Maya worked on multiple fashion and editorial projects in the last year, becoming a credited contributor of Wave Magazine (Issue 2 and 3), as well as assisting a handful of makeup artists from Bryant Artist. 

 

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.  Most recently, she learnt and applied advanced CGI tracking makeup, working as a trainee in the make-up department for the upcoming feature 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

©2019 by Maya Man.