At Work With… Lisa Barnes, Makeup Artist | Texas Film Commission | Office of the Texas Governor

June 7, 2021 | Austin, TX

The ‘At Work With…’ Interview Series is our manner of bringing you behind-the-scenes with the names and companies included in our Texas Production Directory (TPD). We need to showcase the creatives that cowl all ranges of manufacturing expertise, backgrounds, and geographies round the state. 

This week’s highlight is on Lisa Barnes, Makeup Artist primarily based in Austin and a Texan for over 50 years.

Your declare to fame: What particular talent or enjoyable truth differentiates you from others?I’m often known as the make-up artist who can roll with the punches. In truth, I anticipate it in all my productions, issues can change in life on a dime.

What’s the most memorable expertise on a mission or manufacturing that you just’ve had and what made it so particular?My most memorable manufacturing was an indie movie with Lisa Kudrow known as Kabluey. She and I spent so much of time collectively over a month speaking about every little thing underneath the solar. She is sweet folks.

What are the expertise required to reach your particular space of experience?The potential to work with shoppers, company, producers and administrators all of sudden and make all of them blissful.

Have you had an trade mentor or colleague that has made an affect on you or helped you alongside your profession path? If so who, and the way did they affect you? I had somebody inform me in the starting of my profession that you shouldn’t restrict your skills to at least one space. Diversify, diversify, and diversify.

What instruments and provides can’t you reside with out in your job and why?Good brushes. They could make or break you!

How have Covid-19 security protocols affected the manner that you just work?Coming at somebody in a face defend, masks and gloves might be intimidating, so I attempt to lighten issues up. I’m always making an attempt to remain updated on the newest security protocols.

What’s the better part about working in Texas? All the stunning areas I get to go to off the overwhelmed path.

Why do you select the Lone Star State as a spot to reside and work? I’m a fifth technology Texan and couldn’t be prouder.

Interview has been edited for brevity.

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