What is Golden Hour? To a lighting designer or Director of Photography (DP), this is a magical time, but it can also be a prime opportunity for a well-educated makeup artist. Sara gives you a taste of what makes Golden Hour just so beautiful.
It all started with birth. No, we’re serious! Sara’s mother was an artist and art history teacher, and Sara grew up the subject of many of her mother’s paintings. In all this, Sara began to learn about color and lighting, and once she went away to school, it was clear she was passionate about it.
** Note: The adorable baby in this video is Sara’s youngest granddaughter who was happy to participate in the impromptu video filmed by her daughter.
It is incredible to see the difference that light temperature can have on color. While walking through a studio where Sara works, she noticed the color of her shirt change and—in true Sara style—turned it into a teachable moment. Sara first posted this on her Instagram on May 10, 2017 and later added it to her YouTube to reach a broader audience with lighting education!
It all began with a dream—a dream to build up other artists by empowering them through the knowledge of lighting and how that interacts with makeup. More than that, Sara wanted to teach others how to adjust to lighting issues and who to talk to on a set about them. It was the birth of her class Lighting for Makeup Artists 101.