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The Things you Should Know

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"Professional, hard working, and driven with an eye for detail"

Marina Smith is a professional freelance make up artist and holds a Master’s Make Up Artistry diploma from the Blanche Macdonald Centre. Trained in all aspects of make up media, Marina has gone onto to do a variety of make up work from “Beauty and Beyond” including fashion, bridal, special FX, airbrushing, film and television as well as commercial media. Marina is also a Make Up Instructor for the Richmond School Board Continuing Education program.

Professional, hard working, and driven with an eye for detail, Marina pushes the boundaries of her creativity with each new project as excellence is not a finite point, but a continual evolution of her skills.

Marina loves all aspects of make up artistry. Whether you have a special event, are an actor, model or photographer in need of make up artist, or you would like customized make up lesson, Marina is your one-stop make up resource.

Rates are reasonable and within industry standards. Please contact with your specifications for a customized quote.

Services

What I can provide

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  • Fashion & Print
  • Bridal & Special Occasions
  • Special FX
  • Fantasy Makeup
  • Airbrushing
  • Film & TV
  • Theatre
  • Commercial Media
  • Private and Public Instruction

Portfolio

What I've done

Clients & Collaborators

Who I've worked with

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Clients

  • Travelling Tresses
  • Toronto Design Group
  • NuSkin Canada
  • Omni Television 10, CHNU
  • Full Frame Productions
  • Make Up Forever
  • Arbonne
  • Hello Cool World
  • OPT – Options for Sexual Health
  • Image Dynamics Corp.
  • Richmond School Board
  • Yummy Mummy Makeovers
  • The Cellar Night Club
  • Modella Enterprises
  • Buzz Promotions
  • Build One Solutions
  • R + N 4 Africa

Photographers & Collaborators

  • Dixie Dixon
  • Geoff Howard – Digital Artist
  • Sweet Current Productions
  • Nuno Silva Photography
  • Christopher Pike Photography
  • Jordan Cantello
  • Yila D Imaging
  • Noel Bentley
  • Michal Russel (Luvuphotography)
  • Creative Eye Media
  • Star Perfect Studio
  • Stephan Spruyt
  • Darryl Dyck Photography

Testimonials

Kudos & Interviews

"I really want to thank you for your patience"

Thanks so much for coming to do our hair and make-up. You and
your assistant did an amazing job and we had so many wonderful
comments! I will send you some pictures as they come in. I really
really want to thank you for your patience, your calmness was
much appreciated.

~ Reena J. (bride)

"Marina brought with her a positive attitude, a creative spirit, and a wonderful adaptability to the job."

Marina brought with her a positive attitude, a creative spirit, and
a wonderful adaptibility to the job. Her professionalism and
commitment to the success of the event was greatly appreciated.
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~ Elsa Wong (President – CAPBA)

"She has a lot of experience with movie/theatrical/special effects makeup"

I would say that Marina is very skilled. She has a lot of experience
with movie/theatrical/special effects makeup and is equally skilled
at more subtle applications. I think the combination enables her
to give a bride any look that she might want.
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~ Christine (bride)

"There’s nothing like the high you get after pushing your own creative limits and coming up with something truly awesome!" ~ Marina Smith

Marina Smith, Makeup Artist of Vancouver, BC.

Q. Tell us about yourself!.
A: I’ve always loved makeup, ever since I was little. I am a professional freelance makeup artist and makeup instructor. I am trained in all aspects of makeup media and have gone on to do a variety of makeup work from “Beauty and Beyond” including fashion, bridal, special FX, airbrushing, film and television as well as commercial media.

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Contact

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  • 778 892 3220
  • beauty@marinasmithmakeup.com