University of North Texas, BA, Denton, Tx
British Lit and Anthropology
- Cinema Makeup School , Los Angeles,California, Creating Characters with Silicone Flat Molds w/ Neill Gorton Master Makeup Class
– Neill Gorton, known for his award-winning work on ‘Saving Private Ryan’, ‘Being Human’, and the ‘Doctor Who’TV series, taught a 2-day course on “Creating Characters with Silicone Flat Molds.” Learned to create silicone appliances. From wrinkles to scars to signs of physical stress and aging, enhancing my ability to transform actors using low cost yet highly effective techniques.
- Cinema Makeup School, Los Angeles, California, Age Transformations: Younger & Older w/ Ve Neill Master Makeup Class
3-time Oscar winner Ve Neill, known for her award-winning work on Beetlejuice, Ed Wood, and The Hunger Games series, taught a 2-day course on “Age Transformations.” Using Wrinkle Stippling, Lifts, Taping, and out-of-kit techniques to make a male actor appear 10-20 years older and 10-15 years younger.
- Cinema Makeup School, Los Angeles, California, Running the Show w/ Eryn Krueger MekashMaster Makeup Class
3-time Emmy winner Eryn Krueger Mekash, known for her award-winning work on American Horror Story, The Normal Heart, and the recent The People vs. O.J. Simpson, taught the 2-day course designed to better prepare students for the demands of being a makeup department head. Learned to improvise screen-ready effects using out-of-kit techniques.