The Makeup Show LA celebrates its fifth year anniversary with “Face ChART”, a fine art face chart contest. In this contest makeup artists from all over the world will be using makeup to  craft and recreate iconic fine art images onto The Makeup Show Face ChART. The face chart has become much more than just a tool artists use to communicate to their clients; it has become a canvas for expression and an outlet for creativity. Artists all over the world are using the face chart to bring their love of color, texture and shape to light and life in new ways with this medium.

Makeup Artists, Chart Your Creativity: LA Makeup Show ContestThe Makeup Show LA is looking for some of the best artists in the business to use this medium and show the unlimited potential and possibility of the face chart. The goal is to have makeup artists around the world recreate a famous and recognizable piece offine art on one of our Face ChARTs using their kit and imagination. Let us see the infinite possibilities for capturing depth and dimension and the drama of fine art from any period and any medium. Reimagine and recreate celebrated famous and infamous fine artists and people, movement, light and life they capture in a simple face chart and share your art and vision with the community.

To enter submit a high-res scanned image of your Face ChART (under 2 MB) to info@themakeupshow.com by February 15, 2013. A team of editors, artists, photographers and producers will select their favorite from the entries. Finalists and winners will then be contacted via email by February 18, 2013. All finalists will also have an additional opportunity to feature their work at The Makeup Show LA as well as a feature on Beautylish.com. They will be judged by a panel of our top industry insiders and viewed by all artists in attendance during the opening event. The winner will be announced and featured on our blog following The Makeup Show LA.

 The winner of Face chART will have the chance to win a makeup kit containing some of James Vincent’s favorite products ($1000 value!), an announcement and feature in The Makeup Show newsletter and featured spot on The Makeup Show Blog, part of Editorial Story on Beautylish including image and credit, plus more prizes yet to be announced!

Sponsors of Face chART include: MAKE UP FOR EVER, Crown Brush, Smashbox, The Powder Group, and On Makeup Magazine.

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