Painting My Blue Bees and Designing My Next Fabric

Blue Bees

It’s been a while since I made a new fabric design, and I’ve wanted to make some more bee themed fabrics for the next batch of wax wraps I’m making. If you don’t know what those are, I’m working on a video for on over on my lifestyle blog SimplyKlaire.com which will hopefully be up in… Read More…

Emotions Series: Resentment

Resentment

You know, for something that was so fun to draw and paint this piece was an absolute nightmare to scan. At some point, I think I might have to replace my scanner to something a little more powerful, because all the subtle yellows, greens, and blues were getting completely washed out. Which on one hand makes… Read More…

Historical Makeup – Édith Piaf

Édith Piaf black and White Photograph

Édith Piaf is one of those singers who, even if you don’t know who she is, you’ve almost definitely heard her music at some point. For the historical makeup series, I thought I would start out with her look rather than start off with something like Marilyn Monroe or Audrey Hepburn. I’ll do those looks eventually, but I think… Read More…

Emotions Series: Emotional Repression + DIY tutorial

Emotions Series Emotional repression

As some of you know from my last tutorial I’ve been playing around with my background and lighting to see what I could do with my photography. This one was a little frustrating at first (I’m so used to working with a black background) but in the end, I was happy with all the interesting… Read More…

Pastel Snow Queen

Pastel Snow Queen Close up

I made the crown for this look back in February, and it’s been sitting on my desk taunting me since then, but each time I tried to film a snow queen look I absolutely hated it. This time I decided to switch things up, change the background, experiment with my lighting and set up and… Read More…

I’m Now Moving To Patreon

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Now, before you freak out, don’t worry, I will still be posting a makeup tutorial a week, but things have got to change if I still want to be making content a year from now. I’ve resisted setting up a Patreon for a long, long time, but the way YouTube is going I won’t be… Read More…

Easy Colourful Skull Makeup

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I don’t know why but I’ve been really into skull makeup lately, I think I might even keep doing them way after Halloween, but for the moment I thought I would keep up my ‘simple’ Halloween looks. I think a lot of people see looks like this and get a little intimidated, but they don’t have… Read More…

How To Make A Face Cast

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A few years ago I filmed a tutorial with Stuart Bray on how to take a face cast. Like a lot of special effects, it’s not the easiest thing to make and the tools and equipment needed aren’t always massively affordable. I’ve had a lot of questions asking about a cheaper, easier option, so today… Read More…

The Easiest Way to Make Halloween Devil Horns

Horns

A few weeks ago I showed you how to make some pretty disgusting nails with packaging peanuts, well, today I’m going to show you the easiest and the cheapest way to make horns. I know I’ve shown you how to make a few of these, but I was thinking the other day that all the… Read More…

Easy Halloween Elegant Skull Makeup

Decorative Skull Makeup

Now that Halloween has finally started I thought I would start out with something simple, elegant and spooky. I was tempted to do this super elaborate skull look at first, with glitter, rhinestones and an absolute ton of black eyeshadow. But I felt like it would be better to start off with something which wouldn’t be… Read More…