Along with Mark's natural talent, he has attended Columbia College in Chicago, Joe Blasco Makeup Center in Orlando, and various workshops to continuously hone his skills.
Mark has been employed as a makeup artist for companies/organizations such as Boeing, National Safely Council and many more. He has worked in photography, film, video, commercials, and weddings. What is listed below are only highlights of Marks talent. Please look around his entire site.
Unlike commercial makeup, body painting is an art in itself. Mark excels in this genre, He has been an artist his entire life. With Body Paint, the body is the canvas and makes living, breathing art.
Mark's special effects work is phenomenal. From bloody accident scenes to creating full size "creatures", Mark is extremely capable beyond expectations.
Mark has taken his talent and reaches out to others by running his own painting classes. Young and old, no experience to lots of experience, everyone enjoys his classes.. It is a step by step instruction. Everyone leaves with their own masterpiece ready to hang.
Mark started with a paint brush at the age of 8. His painting quality has progressed over the years to what you see today. Please take a look - select pieces are for sale.