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Sky Vega - Owner

The Sky Vega special effects makeup company offers a variety of specialty skills catering to the entertainment, corporate and private event sectors.

We specialize in creative and custom services ranging from life-casting and prosthetic manufacture to fabrication and makeup artistry.

Sky Vega Special Effects Makeup is one of the three arms of the Sky Vega brand, which also includes a music department Skymuzic and an art division Pittaway Art.

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Sky Vega is an award nominated Special FX Makeup Artist based out of New York City. Beginning in the entertainment business as a published touring musician, Sky has since worked as a Department Head on many feature films, shorts, music videos and TV shows. She is credited with producing molds and life casting for The Hobbit (An Unexpected Journey) and has worked for a slew of celebrities from Dr. Oz to “Weird Al” Yankovic. Sky’s work has been seen in many publications with creative costuming for singer P!nk’s red carpet appearances at the Bette Midler annual Hulaween ball and Heidi Klum's party to media coverage of various Issabella Rossalini productions for Green Porno and Animals Distract Me. Her SFX work was exhibited at both the IMATS Makeup Museum and at the BRIC Arts Media gallery, where she was named the winner of their viewer’s choice award. As a graduate of the South African Academy of Arts, with a four-year comprehensive arts curriculum, Sky went on to study Computer Graphic Animation and Multi-Media at A.K.T.O School of Art & Design in Greece. She then completed the Special FX Makeup course at the School of Visual Arts in New York. Following this, Sky completed the Special Makeup-Up Effects 301 course at the Makeup Designory School in Manhattan and has since added to her creative education Stop Motion, Advanced Photoshop and Digital Archiving classes. Remaining an active freelance artist, Sky also finds time to offer a variety of creative workshops at venues such as Abracadabra Superstore, Broadway Fantasy Camp and teaches beauty101 and SFX201 at Make-up Designory’s NY Campus. Sky also retails her own line of prosthetic makeup products at Abracadabra Superstore in Manhattan and continues to work as a multidisciplinary artist, staffing each job with a flexible crew that caters to the needs of her clientele. This creative service provider continues to expand her artistic output (Most recently in the form of children’s books and stop motion content that she entirely creates.) For more information about of all of the services that Sky Vega offers, please email SKyVegaSFX@gmail.com

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