1983-89

These are the early years of my makeup life.

I knew from the age of 13 that I wanted to be a makeup artist and since there was no internet or books in Swedish I had to experiment and teach myself everything. During these years I invented the wheel sooo many times.

Would not want to do it any other way! Failure is a great way to learn. You just have to accept that failure is a good thing!
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All my first masks. Most of them were made from bathroom silicone. 1983 or 84 I still have that hair dryer in my makeup kit today! And all of these mask are…
This is my first ever attempt of a old age. It is slush cast latex painted with water colours. 1984

I am 14 years old here.
My first Freddy attempt, slush latex 1984

I am 14 years old here.
I can't even remember what I was thinnking with this one. 1985
I had an idea to make a werewolf transformation after seeing American Werewolf and The Howling but I didn't really understand that I wasn't the genious that…
Ballon bladders in the cheeks. Still just slush latex painted with my sisters water colours.
This was the first time I ever tried to make something a little bit more 3D. So this is a slush cast latex mask which the snout was filled with a very hard…
Look at the seamless mix between the mask hair and my own hair. Yeah!
After seeing Hellraiser I just had to have a go at doing a skin less face.Slush cast latex. Also check out the wallpaper behind me.How could my parents sleep in…
Do you remember the old film "House" 1986?? There was a really cool zombie soldier in it. I loved it and tried to make my own version of it and attached little…