... and the rest is drag

2017

Portrait inspired by drag queen Laila McQueen and make up artist Lucy Garland

Embroidery, applique and acrylic paint

Make up is such a powerful tool for transformation. To some it conceals, to others it accentuates. For many of the most iconic and successful figures in popular culture, make up has been the key to their brand, creating unforgettable images and strong characters.

This ongoing series is my homage to make up

... and the rest is drag

2016

Portrait inspired by drag queen Kim Chi and make up artist Lucy Garland

Embroidery, applique and acrylic paint

... and the rest is drag

2017

Portrait of Alexis Carrington Colby played by Dame Joan Collins

Embroidery, applique and acrylic paint