HomeNIC CommunityMarie Helene Babin

“I had known I wanted to paint faces since I was 9 years old”. This is a drive that has made Marie one of Vancouver’s most revered body painters.


Marie began her career in the UK but soon found herself moving back to her native Vancouver to train. Has a top grad of the makeup program, Marie began working professionally straight after graduation, “Right away I began to work and broaden my skills.”


Along with Marie’s extraordinary makeup background, she is also a gifted visual artist that has allowed her to take her makeup artistry career to new heights.


“Body painting and airbrushing are what I love to do, I just simply love to create characters and looks from the beginning”.


Few can match the drive and passion that Marie Helene Babin possess. Her long list of extraordinary accomplishments include doing demos for IMATS, having her makeup published in MAMI Magazine and recently wining 1st place in Art World Expo!


As a permeate with IATSE 891 and ACFC, Marie constantly finds herself busy in the world of T.V, film and fashion. Even with her busy schedule Marie manages to find time to share her expertise and knowledge with our students, “I want our students to be go-geters after they graduate. You can’t sit around and wait, you have to find your own opportunities. And when you do, you can be confident in the knowledge that we have prepared you with the skills to capitalize on them”.
With a kind, soft and approachable attitude, Marie Helene Babin will be a teacher that will inspire, encourage and guide you as you make your journey into the professional world of makeup artistry.