New Image College would like to congratulate the announced winners of May 25th's Crypticon Seattle Make-Up Competition! Together these diabolically talented contestants were awarded $40,000 in scholarships to New Image's illustrious make-up effects program!
Judged by a panel including New Image make-up department head and Gemini Award-winning special effects master Ryan Nicholson, the contest brought in dozens of applicants all vying to win the scholarships we offered as a reward to the top talents:
- 1st: $15,000 US
- 2nd: $10,000 US
- 3rd: $5,000 US
- 4th: $5,000 US
- 5th: $5,000 US
The event and make-up creation took place in Crypticon's public forum with Nicholson and other staff on hand to answer questions from the crowd during the contest. Make-up materials, provided by Crypticon and New Image, were used to create amazing effects live and on-site!
The spectactular event was covered by the Seattle Examiner so check out their gallery for more awesome pics! The winners are announced as follows:
- 1st: Aaron “Dutch” Bihary, Washington
- 2nd: Kat Morris, British Columbia
- 3rd: Lillian “Lilly” Yang, British Columbia
- 4th: Dakota Harwood, Washington
- 5th: Erik Albidress, Washington
Congratulations, everyone! Hope to see you in the halls of New Image soon, unleashing your creations of beauties, beasts and blood.
New readers can check out more about our make-up programs here!