MEET THE INSTRUCTORs

LEAD INSTRUCTOR, CANDACE COLLIER

Candace has been working as a full-time, freelance makeup artist in the Atlanta market for the past eight years, where she works predominantly in the high-definition television and video space. 


Adept in recognizing the specific makeup needs of her video clients, Candace finds herself in high demand - and is often personally requested by producers, directors, and talent alike. A few of the well known talent she has worked with include Kelsey Grammer, Greta Van Susteran, Jasmine Guy, Chipper Jones, and the Rev. Al Sharpton.  

Candace touches-up Red Carpet Host Jeremy Parsons at 2016 CMA Awards

Informed by her former business roles within Turner Broadcasting and ABC-Disney, Candace attributes much of her success to mastering the intersection of art, professionalism, and client service.


Proficiency in the psychology of makeup artistry is an integral component of the Media Makeup Course, as well as educating newer artists on the importance of upholding industry standards - to protect the integrity and livelihood of makeup artists everywhere. 


Candace holds a Master's Degree from Tulane University and formalized her makeup training at the Atlanta Makeup Academy in 2010.  For a more comprehensive client list and online portfolio, please visit www.candacecollier.com

SPECIAL EFFECTS INSTRUCTOR, ONDIE DANIEL

 ONDIE DANIEL is an industry veteran and Special Effects Makeup Artist for film and television. Her long list of film and television makeup credits include Riverdale, Vampire Diaries, House of Payne, Meet the Browns, and The Walking Dead (just to name a few). She has been a guest educator for the S.C.A.D. Film Dept., Camp Flix, Fifth Row Center, Oglethorpe University, Emory University, The Atlanta Film Festival and Dragon Con. She owns A Heart and Soul production company and is in partnership with Sunset Cruise Pictures, Next Step Films, Interstate Films, The Usual Suspects, Tintilliam Entertainment and By the Lake Productions. She also co-owns two special effects makeup and promotions teams; 9Cop Fx and Evil Pinky Productions.  

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