Our Trainers

Jane is one of the foremost airbrush make-up artists in the UK today. She has worked extensively in television and film as well as in advertising. Jane's range is wide - from working with Robert Lindsay on My Family to Galaxy and Coca Cola commercials and body painting for corporate events. Jane is a member of The British Association of Camouflage Make-Up Artists. She is currently working for the Special Effects make-up team on Brad Pitt's latest film WWZ. In addition to her commercial work, Jane is an experienced lecturer and teacher specialising in airbrush make-up in all aspects. Jane's students encompass experienced TV Make-Up artists wanting to learn about the importance of airbrush make-up for High Definition TV filming to bridal make-up artists wishing to boost their skills with airbrush make-up that will ensure the bride will look beautiful throughout her wedding day.


Natasha has worked in the industry for over 10 years working on photo shoots, catwalks and editorials. Her work has included the Take That Beautiful World tour, Motorola and Vivienne Westwood amongst many others. She is now the UK make-up artist for Habia Japan having already been one of three industry make-up artists to write the standards for Habia UK that forms the basis of all the UK qualifications. Habia are the government appointed standard setting authority. Natasha specializes in applying make-up with an airbrush and regularly demonstrates airbrush make-up as an expert speaker at the largest international student convention at The London College of Fashion, Central St Martin’s, London.


Leanne has worked in the industry as a freelance makeup artist for the past 13 years. She is makeup artistry, hairdressing, wig making and beauty therapy trained. For the past nine years Leanne has combined this with a co-ordinator and lecturer post at a further education college. In addition to this she has co-ordinated competitions for the Midlands region representing the AHT, she manages a photographic studios makeup department, is midlands co-ordinator for the British Youth Film Academy, has co-written the new suite of make-up artistry qualifications for City and Guilds and also has worked for us (StageLine and Mistair) for the past 18 months.


Mark is an International and national award winning professional artist in Face and Body painting. He has worked all over the world in such places as India, Portugal and Spain to name just a few. For the last 6 years Mark has been working in Portugal and has now returned to the UK. Mark is an Advanced member of FACE, The Face Painting Association, B.B.A. British Body Painting Association and F.P.I. Face Painting Information. His work has also featured on BBC1 and ITV and has been published in Brushstrokes Magazine and FACE TO FACE magazine.


Rocio Jimenez is an Internationally acclaimed make-up artist specialising in character/fantasy make-up, who is also a specialist in body painting and airbrushing. Rocio trained at the prestigious MUD (Make-Up Artist Designatory) school in Los Angeles and was taught by Gilbert Romero and Cindy Welch. Rocio is one of only four freelance make-up artists working Internationally for Laurendor, representing both StageLine and Laukrom make-up brands. She also teaches courses both nationally and internationally covering Iran, Switzerland, Chile, Portugal, UK and the USA to name but a few.


Shelley is our ‘home grown’ make-up artist working for Skin by Sterex representing StageLine and Laukrom within the UK. She has learnt her trade from some of the Industries best including Rocio Jiminez, Leanne Cooper and Jane Maier. Her background in the modeling/photographic Industry means she is perfectly placed to understand and meet the demands of working in HD, and can also provide detailed insight into the world of make-up within a commercial capacity having worked with the likes of Cosmopolitan magazine. Shelley is heavily involved within the education sector, regularly conducting seminars, demonstrations and training days for the make-up artists of tomorrow.


Terry has been involved as a trainer for many years and has been promoting the Mistair brand along with airbrushing up and down the country since last year and is now seen as a major player in the airbrushing/beauty scene. He has over 25 years experience in training, and has been airbrushing for over 14 years becoming an expert in this field. Over the years Terry has taught in colleges and salons throughout the country, along with running many private airbrushing courses for training academies for Film & TV. He has trained some of the Industries best and has unrivalled knowledge within his specialism.