About Sara

2-Time Emmy® Nominated and Multi Award-Winning Make-up Artist, Guest Lecturer/Teacher

Sara is a 2-time Emmy® nominated, multiple Award-winning make-up artist who started in the business as a performer and Opera singer. Makeup found her. Sara has been featured in many prominent magazines for her work in the industry, as well as, featured in “Mazel Tov! The Complete Book of Jewish Weddings” by Lea Bayers Rapp. Included is an on-line chat from her interview for “Dawson’s Creek”, which she was make-up artist for Katie Holmes during the first three seasons. Sara has been in the Film and Television industry for over thirty years. She has been blessed with working with many celebrity talent, as well as, political figures in her career as a make-up artist. Her other awards range from Omni Intermedia, TVIA Peer, International Davey award, The Accolades, the American Pixel Academy – Pixie award, Telly and Aurora Awards for excellence in make-up and make-up effects. Sara has extensive experience with HD make-up for Live Broadcast in addition to her years of experience in Film, Television and Print mediums.

Because of her vast experience with the High Definition Medium, Sara is considered one of the leading industry experts on lighting and makeup. Her teaching is the most comprehensive and focused instruction on lighting principles and its application for HD that you will ever find. No other school or workshop teaches this kind of crucial working knowledge, and designed exclusively for makeup artists. See how makeup is greatly affected in different lighting situations on set and learn techniques in adjusting your makeup for any of these situations. Check here for the upcoming class Lighting for Makeup Artists 101 ©  taught by Sara. Sara is also known for her skill in corrective make-up application.

In this day of digital media, it is important to know what will work for you, what will work against you and the correct use of make-up for today’s productions. Sara’s quote is: “It’s not about beauty, it’s about the illusion of reality!” It’s also about the make-up appearing organic on the skin and not distracting to the eye in the HD medium. It’s about knowing every aspect of your craft, ie; color theory, lighting, techniques of application and most important protecting the skin of your talent.