Abigail Konechny is our professionally trained MAC make up artist. From an early age, Abigail loved bright colours and the arts consumed her world. These passions lead her to study artistic fields including Photography, Fine Arts and ultimately Makeup. As her skills as a makeup artist developed, so did her love for makeup as a form of artistic expression. Talent, skill, and passion have created the successful career that Abigail enjoys today. Few makeup artist's can lay claim to Abigail's wealth of experience with over 12 years of experience in the industry.
Abigail has had the pleasure to be sent out on fashion shoots representing MAC Cosmetics. She has worked on numerous worldwide beauty campaigns for brands such as Dove, Sure's and extensively with Victoria Secret on their catwalk and commercial models on their campaign in Canada. Makeup artist to celebrities and stunning brides worldwide she is one of the most sought after makeup artists in Edmonton (AB, Canada), Los Angeles (USA), Dublin (Ireland) and currently the West Yorkshire Area. Her work has been showcased across many of the top bridal magazines and websites throughout North America.
Abigail offers make up design services for commercial, editorial, and advertising projects. Additionally, she provides makeup for special occasions like proms, balls, evening makeup, family, maternity, boudoir photography sessions, engagements, parties, makeover parties, black tie events, anniversaries, award ceremonies, christmas & new year, private and group makeup lessons.
She has achieved her NVQL1 & 2 in Beauty Therapy with a Makeup Diploma and theatrical makeup - film and fashion from top schools in the country.
Abigail began working in MAC Cosmetics in one of the leading stores in the world, Dublin, Ireland. She worked and trained with MAC Cosmetics full time for 4 years. During that period Abigail received new product update training every 3 months and represented Mac on fashion shoots.
If you have an event or special occasion coming up where you feel you need to look your best. Wherever you are going Abigail can help you achieve a flawless look. Abigail has a wide range of experience in Natural beauty enhancement, Hollywood glamour, Vintage Glamour and Burlesque Make Up whether it's the 20's, 40's, 50's or even 70's look. Book with Abigail and be inspired.
Your wedding is one of the biggest days in your life, and one where you want to look and feel stunning. Abigail can help you achieve the look you want for your wedding day, whether it's very natural, vintage inspired, or something a bit different. She will also enhance your natural beauty, so that you are the most polished version of you.
Do you want to learn the art of a perfectly constructed face? Want to define your eyes, hide your bags and perfect the most bountiful pout?
Abigail will teach you to highlight your positives and banish those baneful blemishes.
You will learn everything you need to know about makeup application. You'll learn everything from essential hygiene - key to any fabulous face - to foundation, contouring to carve cheekbones, smokey eyes, eyeliner and eyelash application, powder finishes and luscious lips.
There are many reasons to have a makeup lesson. You may simply be interested in makeup and would like to improve your skills and knowledge. Abigail is offering a comprehensive range of intensive makeup courses from foundation to practitioner level.
Our specialist courses available for bridal, high fashion, TV, film and photographic styles
We offer work experience opportunities to inspiring artists.
Abigail can tailor make the lesson to meet your needs. If needed she can also help give your makeup bag an overhaul, recommending products and techniques so you can get the best out of your products. Abigail will provide you with a list of products that are suited to you specifically. Giving advice on skincare, from the very basics of cleansing to giving you a whole new skincare routine. A makeup lesson is a really nice treat and makes a lovely gift for someone, gift vouchers available. Makeup tuition can take place at Elixir White or at a Venue/location of your choice. Group bookings also taken.
This lesson is for a beginner, great for teens or those who never really wear make up. Great for seeking guidance on colour & application tips. Abigail will be there to guide you step by step to make sure its right from the start.
£50.00 1 hour
£75.00 2 hours
£110.00 3 hours
Bespoke 1 to 1 Mac Makeup lesson
The course is ideal for those who wish to learn day-to-day make-up application secretes or for those who are starting a career as a makeup artist. This is your time which can be structured so that it meets your needs and requirements with your own personal Mac Make-up Artist. Need to "Brush Up" on a particular skill, then this class is perfect for you. It's dedicated to one individual, from selecting a colour to pushing your personal style to another level. Spend time with Abigail learning how to transform a day look into a night look, to suit your personal style.
£50.00 1 hour
£75.00 2 hours
£110.00 3 hours
Group Make Up Application
For a group of girls, hens, events, why not book a Professional Make Up Artist group master class. Abigail regularly travels nationwide for group makeup classes, small parties of 3 or 4 or anything up to 12 or more for larger events. Makeup tuition can take place at Elixir White or at a Venue/location of your choice.
3-Hours Professional Makeup Artistry course by MAC Makeup Artist with Abigail Konechny
• Abigail is offering a comprehensive range of intensive makeup courses from foundation to practitioner level
• Our specialist courses available for bridal, high fashion, TV, film and photographic styles
• We offer work experience opportunities to inspiring artists
• Claim 10% on your next course booking
• Introduce a friend and claim further 10% on your next course booking
• Learn good hygiene techniques
• Skin analysis and preparation
• Makeup product awareness
• Selection and application of correct foundation colour
• Highlighting & shading and concealing
• Blending of makeup
• Different eye makeup techniques
• Lipstick application
• Blusher application
• False eye lash application
• Kit Essentials
The course is ideal for those who wish to learn day-to-day make-up application secretes or for those who are starting a career as a makeup artist.
Abigail Konechny is known for delivering quality make-up courses. Courses are available for beginners, inspiring and experienced make-up artists, and on completion of the courses, work experience opportunities are also offered in bridal, hair styling, high fashion, TV, film and photographic make-up styles.
So, if you want to try out some new ideas or just need a bit more confidence in applying make-up, call or email us today to book your course.
3 hour Group master class workshop
WE HAVE AN INTRODUCTORY OFFER ON!!!
Normally £80.00 per person for a 3 hour makeup lesson
FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY £50.00 PER PERSON
MAKEUP PRICES 2015
Using all MAC Cosmetics
Bridal Make-up including trial...... £120
Bridesmaids/Bridal party................ £35 each / £25 for trial.
Prom Make-up.................................£40. (£60 with trial)
Make-up Lessons.............................starting from £50pp.
Applying Mac temporary lashes... £15.00 (reusable)
MAC Lashes available to buy at £15 (reusable)
Gift vouchers available. For wedding bookings a further non-refundable deposit of 50% is payable at the time of the trial to confirm the number of clients on the wedding day. The booking fee and deposit will be deducted from the overall cost, which is to be paid in full 2 weeks prior to the wedding day. Any changes to the number of clients on the wedding day booking must be finalised in writing via email and confirmed with Abigail at least 14 days before the wedding.