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Enchanted Garden Ball 2014
  • Enchanted Garden Ball 2014

  • I do private make up appointments for special events and one of this year's most memorable was for the lovely Blair Clarke of Voltz Clarke LLC. She was attending the Enchanted Garden Ball and wanted me to attach real butterfly wings as part of her make up. [...]
Sak's Fifth Avenue Photo Shoot!
  • Sak's Fifth Avenue Photo Shoot!

  • Recently my artwork was featured in a Sak's Fifth Avenue photo shoot. I was hired by Sak's to paint tiny superhero designs on a model's legs! Then she put on the most amazing SHOES and the photographer clicked away. So fun seeing the pro shots on Sak's Tumblr [...]
2013 Met Ball
  • 2013 Met Ball

  • Here is a picture of my artwork from the red carpet at the 2013 Met Ball! The theme this year was Punk Couture. My gorgeous client was the guest of Louis Vuitton and wanted a fun tattoo for the event, so I created a small silver skull with a tiny polka dotted[...]
Time Out New York
  • Time Out New York

  • Happy happy news! Face Art by Melissa has been chosen as one of NYC's Top 6 Birthday Party Entertainers by Time Out NY Kids! I was invited to stop by the Time Out office in late May with a couple of kids to paint.  I opted to bring my own, which took bribing.[...]
Parkinson's Unity Walk
  • Parkinson's Unity Walk

  • Here's a photo from the Parkinson's Unity Walk- a wonderful and supportive event! I had so much fun with this woman- she loves the female villains from comic books and wanted a design based on Poision Ivy. That was a first for me but we had fun. And she [...]