Makeup expert speaks to grads

DOWNEY - Downey Adult School's Makeup Academy held its graduation on April 15.The commencement speaker was award-winning and Oscar-nominated makeup artist Myke Michaels. Michaels has more than 20 years experience as a makeup artist in Los Angeles. His experience in feature films such as "Hidalgo," "Valkyrie" and "The Big Lebowski," as well as in television, music videos, commercials and print, have garnered him numerous amounts of attention and recognition in the industry. Michaels shared his experience with the graduates but also spoke of his passion for his work, and how his passion is a driving force behind his work ethic.

********** Published: April 30, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 2