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Freaky Friday Makeup

Maria Velasquez
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There’s no denying that students and graduates from John Casablancas Institute have a creative and wide imagination. From aliens to zombies, these artistic makeup artists have created the most terrifying and creepy looks.

Take a look for yourself, if you dare.

Samantha St John

It seems as if JCI Makeup graduate Samantha St John celebrates Halloweens almost every day! We are not complaining – with over 25K followers on Instagram, this Canadian beauty influencer is a wildly talented hair, makeup, and special effects artist.



Keep up with Samantha on her Youtube channel

Emily Crawford 

Recent Makeup graduate Emily Crawford, left a lasting impression at JCI by creating a terrifying “BARAKA” look for her final prosthetic exam.

 Danielle Rudnisky 

Electrical burns, chemical burns, slit throats and severed fingers– our students get the chance to create all these looks in the JCI Makeup Program. Current student Danielle has mastered the art of special effects makeup.


Aside from being a makeup artist, Danielle is also a professional photographer. Click here to follow her Instagram page. 

Kimberley Margarita

A JCI Makeup graduate, Canadian beauty influencer, Youtube phenomenon and an Instagram sensation with over 535K followers, Kimberley Margarita is a talented makeup artist who just got placed in the top 20 for the NYX Cosmetics Face Awards! Congrats Kimberley.

Check out her video for the Top 30 NYX Face Awards.

The second challenge for the Face Awards has been revealed and voters will be able to vote for the top 12 from June 16-23. For more information on how you can vote for Kimberley, visit the Face Awards 2017 website.

Keep up with Kimberley Margarita on her Youtube Channel: Colour Creep

Luke Taylor

Luke recently graduated the JCI Makeup Program and finished his final prosthetics exam by creating this creepy alien creature. This image can also be viewed on the JCI Instagram page.

Jennifer Day

Current JCI Makeup student, Jennifer, created this “Drop Dead Gorgeous” corpsing look during an airbrushing class. Check out all those perfect details!

Alexandra Gill

Alexandra graduated the JCI Makeup Artistry program and has continued her passion for bodypainting, as seen on her Instagram account. Here’s a look at two of her recent body painted creations: “Night Shine” and “Psychedelic Chameleon.”

Janelle Montague

Janelle is currently enrolled in the JCI Makeup Program and has been enjoying creating special effects makeup looks. Her latest creation is this frightening zombie!

Follow Janelle on her Youtube channel: Genie Slays

We may be months away from Halloween 2017, but it’s never too late for a little inspiration. JCI Makeup artists aren’t afraid to take risks and show off their dark side with these makeup techniques.

The Makeup Artistry Diploma Program has gained an industry-wide reputation for excellence, giving students an exceptional network of contacts and resources when they enter the marketplace. During the 10-month full-time program, students study everything from glamor and special occasion makeup to special effects makeup and prosthetics application techniques. With classes limited to 16 students, individualized attention and encouragement foster each student’s personal and professional growth potential.

John Casablancas Institute is the pioneer of prosthetic lab techniques and face casting in Western Canada. This advanced level of training affords our graduates amazing opportunities and a significant advantage for a career in film, TV or theater.

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