Vanessa is based in Buckinghamshire and has been working as a freelance Makeup Artist since 2013.
After qualifying, she went on to pursue her love for makeup as a career, landing her first job assisting the queen of airbrush and makeup agency owner, Michelle Court, working on set of her very first music video.
This opened many doors for Vanessa as she’s continued to assist many professional makeup artists including Selen Hurer, head of makeup department at ITN Productions, Channel 5 News. She’s also worked with the likes of Johnson & Johnson, Plus Size Fashion Week, international artist DJ Gareth Emery, solo artist
Emilia Tarrant and was one of the makeup artists behind the scenes at the Brit Awards 2019.
A passionate, driven hair and makeup artist with a particular creative flair, Vanessa’s career goal is to work in Film & TV. With 7+ years’ experience working across fashion, music videos, editorial and live events, Vanessa has proven her ability to work under pressure in fast paced environments; from maintaining stations to designing hair and makeup looks and leading shoots. It taught her the importance of organisation and creating hair and makeup fit to brief, whilst building her confidence to work in teams or solo.
Vanessa’s strong interpersonal skills and personable character have enabled her to build relationships quickly with clients and professional makeup artists alike. A keen learner, she is qualified in media, special effects and theatrical makeup and hair, and has recently completed further education at The Iver Makeup Academy,
Pinewood Studios upskilling in the latest hair techniques. Ensuring her kit is always up to date, she always uses high quality products that have brilliant colour pay off and durability.
Whether it be for a commercial shoot, music video or live event, Vanessa’s aim is to create inspiring, timeless makeup, with a professional and flawless finish.
After 7 year’s experience through passion, dedication and pure determination Vanessa is proud to be represented by Court-on-Camera.