Almost there! We’re continuing with our 3rd October #FacultyFriday highlight! This month's feature is EI’s very own Dean of Academics: Tony Valdes! Swipe left to see more examples of some truly gruesome special effects work!
Graduated from the University of Puerto Rico where he
earned a B.A. in Fine Arts on Theater. He worked for
fourteen years as a makeup artist for numerous theatrical
productions and for Telemundo Network Channel.
Tony then moved to New York and studied at the Bob
Kelly Studios. In 1999 he moved to Los Angeles, California
to continue his studies in Film and Special FX Makeup. In
Los Angeles, Tony has worked as professional makeup artist at CNN Spanish Edition, as the senior Makeup Artist for Wayne Foster Entertainment, for fashion photo shoots for Sears, Co. and by providing his expertise on music videos and Independent Films.
In 2010, Tony launched his own cosmetics line for
stage & performers: Tombola Stage Makeup.
In addition to his freelancing as makeup artist
and hairdresser for numerous award shows, including The
Oscars, and the Grammy’s, and celebrating 30 years of non-stopping labor in the makeup industry, Tony teaches from Beauty Makeup to Special FX along his position as Dean of Academic at EI school of Professional Makeup in Hollywood.
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The final image for my #Depression piece. Go see Part 1 and 2 in my earlier posts! Thank you all for the amazing reaction to this piece. At first I was nervous about being so open but knowing I touched some people with my art makes it all worth it ❤️❤️🤓 thanks for the love!
DAY 20 OF 31 DAYS OF HALLOWEEN ~ I wasn't planning on doing this look so soon but due to some unexpected things that happened today, here it is! This is a recreation of @jordanhanz pop art look from last year. I had so much fun doing this look and I am proud of it. Hopefully you'll like it too.
~original concept from @jordanhanz ~body paints are @mehronmakeup black and white paradise paints