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Gregg Brockington

Fashion and Celebrity Makeup Artist. Based in New York @greggbrockington // www.folio

What was the situation in which this photo was taken?

A fantastic day at the beach.

Could you tell us something about what you do?

I paint faces to make women even more beautiful than they already are.

How did you first become interested in it?

I was an 80’s club kid and it started as a hobby while I was in college at Parson”s School Of Design in NYC.

What do you enjoy most about what you do?

Meeting various types of people and hearing their stories.

What are you working on at the moment?

A winter fantasy princess fashion story.

What are the challenges in what you do, and how do you overcome them?

The old saying was “you’re as good as your last picture”. So the challenge is to stay current.

Could you describe your personal style?

Easy chic.

What is your present state of mind?

Happy.

What music are you listening to at the moment?

James Blake, Rhianna, The Eagles, Drake.

Which artists or designers inspire you?

Iris van Herpen, Manet, Strausbourg LaFrance.

What is the purpose of art, in your view?

To make us think.

How do you spend your free time?

Watching my dog play, biking, dancing.

Celebrity make up artist with model