How do i become a well known makeup artist?

im doing my diploma in makeup which includes all special effects and i want to become a professional makeup artist that is well known and does fashion shows or gets a job behind the scenes for the movies doing all special effects but i have no idea how to get there. I live in Perth, Australia so its pretty hard to start out and become well known. does anyone have any ideas or know of anything i can do? Thanks alot!

Asked By: - 12/3/2011
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Answered By: BunnyBaben - 12/7/2011
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do your own signature style, like a winged eyeliner or a red lip. soon people will see the pattern and remember your makeup skills. take inspiration from overseas makeup artists. make your own blog/website about your designs and a youtube channel. hope this helps. kkbeauty21
Answered By: Katie - 12/3/2011
Build a GREAT portfolio! Use friends, family or put ads for models online offer a disc of the pics free for them letting you use them as a model. Make sure pics are clear and are only of your best work. Carry this portfolio everywhere with you... More
Answered By: Ginger - 12/3/2011
show off your skills on your friends and ask them to tell their friends... make bussiness cards to give out, very important! a website.. Oh, and one really amazing way is youtube videos! truthfully all this won't get you to be red carpet level, but it definately gets your foot in the door. unfortunately there is no... More
Answered By: Fashionista Ninja - 12/4/2011
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