Ian is a specialist in Prosthetics, SFX, Historical, Character and Theatre Makeup. Started his career in fashion but his talent and passion sent him towards specialist makeup.
Ian is a leading international make-up artist in Theatre, Ballet, Opera, Stage Musicals and Panto. Recent stage and movie credits include make-up designer for The Menier Chocolate Factory, Hindsight Bias and Rockstars V.S. Vampires.
He currently also teaches SFX and Prosthetics to both BTEC and City & Guilds levels at London Academy of Media Film and TV, Westminster College and various Universities. Previous client include The National Theatre, Lyric Theatre, The Round House, Opera Holland Park, Theatre Royal Drury Lane and National Theatre Madrid, Spain.
Ian has also attained the following professional qualifications; BSc Hons, Dip Opera Performance, ENO Baylis Programme Knack, Kryolan Training, FHT Associate, City & Guild II, ITEC III. Ian also holds MAC Pro Membership.