Category Archives: My Passion

Is Someone Having a Meltdown?

THE MELTDOWN OF TARA We had a lot of fun bringing this image into being and even melted crayons (and attached some of them to my face) to create this awesome effect. The concept was inspired by the paintings & … Continue reading

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Urban Gypsy Photoshoot

Photos for Urban Gypsy, a resale trunk show that travels through Charlotte, NC. Be sure to check out their next fabulous trunk show in the Atrium at Amelie’s French Bakery on Sept 24th from 2pm-8pm. You are sure to pick out … Continue reading

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Nina’s Big Greek Wedding

Thanks to my dear friend, Daniel Davis (who was out of town for the wedding festivities), I was honored the role of doing makeup for this absolutely stunning, down to earth bride, her super cool mother and beautiful bridesmaids. Nina … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Puchie!

Hmmmm, is this cake really for sweet lil Puchie?? Looks like someone loves his cake as much as his dog. As fun as this image looks, it was even more fun to create. When you work with such an amazing … Continue reading

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At the Private Screening for the Movie, “Trinity Goodheart”

Back in March I had the pleasure to take part in this wholesome film, under the credit, “Additional Makeup & Hair”. I feel blessed to have worked with such talented, kind and fun people. Some of the cast and crew … Continue reading

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Natural Summer Beauty

Here are some pictures from a photoshoot last year, focused more on the existence of natural beauty, with delicate accents and radiance. T’is a refreshing look for these hot summer days. Photographer: Tony Tueni Model: Jessica Fernandez Makeup, Hair & Styling: … Continue reading

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Black Makeup for a B&W Photo

The photographer for this shoot wanted a smokey eye on our model. I decided to put a twist on the traditional smokey eye and create a more edgy look, with bold block lines. The black lips help to add further … Continue reading

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“Your World is in My Hands”

If you’d like to learn how the background was created for this shot, visit Phlearn – http://phlearn.com/creating-a-custom-background-episode-56/ “Your World is in My Hands” Photographer, Production & Hair: Avery Carlton Model: Jenna Hopkins Makeup: Tara DiPetrillo Love, Light & Laughter, Tara

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MORE Makeup for Brandon Hilton’s New Album, “Nocturnal”

      Preview Brandon’s new album, right here, right now…..   BEHIND THE SCENES SHOT Here’s a taste of some body painting I was doing on Brandon, before I painted his face. (photo: Ginger Knussman)   Photos: DayJaVue Model/Talent: … Continue reading

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Hanging from a Hot Air Balloon

This photograph was planned to be shot with the model really hanging from a hot air balloon. Due to the weather that day (winds were too high), we were unable to use this fabulous prop. However, the show must go … Continue reading

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