After graduating in Specialist Hair and Makeup, Carolyn began a career as a freelance make-up and body artist, providing professional make-up and body painting services for the TV, entertainment, music and fashion industries.
Carolyn is a very talented make-up artist and produced her own make-up DVD in 2006 in collaboration with IMC Vision. She is also an award winning international body artist and the 2007 World Body Painting Champion. Her unique style and attention to detail has firmly established her as one of the UK’s leading body artists.
Her work is regularly featured in television advertisements, music videos, magazines and newspapers as well as being used for CD and book covers. Her impressive client list includes the BBC, SKY TV, Panasonic, Vodafone, Warner Brothers, Twentieth Century Fox, The National Lottery, Unilever, Del Monte and The Rugby Football League.
She has used her talents to design and body paint for the launch of a new rose at the Royal Chelsea Flower Show, the opening credits for the Euro 2008 Football Campaign for SKY Sports and the painting of cricketer and Strictly Come Dancing winner Mark Ramprakash for a promotional campaign by the Fibre Foundation. She has also been featured body painting on the BBC’s children’s programme “SMart”.
Carolyn regularly works with Storm Thorgerson who is the artistic genius behind many iconic album covers including Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin and more recently Muse and Biffy Clyro. Her artwork has featured on numerous CD covers including Biffy Clyro’s top selling album “Puzzle” and their singles “Folding Stars“ and “Machines“.
Carolyn is based in London but works internationally as an artist, judge and also an instructor for both make-up and body-painting.