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Second Advanced Lesson at Mika’s

Avant-garde [ˌævɒŋˈgɑːd (French) avɑ̃gard]

n

those artists, writers, musicians, etc., whose techniques and ideas are markedly experimental or in advance of those generally accepted

adj

1. of such artists, etc., their ideas, or techniques

2. radical; daring”

This week we looked at Avant Garde make-up looks. I’ve put some examples below of Avant Garde images that I found on Youtube. I hope Wen Wen Zaspa doesn’t mind me using their video, it was just a great example.

We each chose really different looks with me doing a mask-like design on Andrea and she did a purple extreme smokey eye with pale face on me. I don’t have any pictures yet but we took some photos with Andrea’s and Karin’s camera’s so I’ll hopefully get some on her in the next week or so.

I got to learn a few tricks for creating arty looks, such as using tape to map out a design and how to bleed two colours into each other in an effective way. It was a really good lesson and once you see the photos you’ll understand why I got a few funny looks on the bus on my way home ;-)