I'm Ashley Naquin and I am a makeup artist from Louisiana. I was taught and mentored by Emmy nominated makeup artist, Susan Spaid. I work with film, tv, special effects, glamour, high fashion and much more! Also interested in Production assistant work.


4/17 – 4/17

Makeup Artist

Advertising — Beach Pictures Details
4/17 – 4/17

Only makeup artist for Sports Illustrated Coppertone Sport ad by Beach Pictures. Responsibilities included: natural makeup/blemish control for male and female lead. Applied "sweat" for close ups after workout shots. Styling female lead hair. Wiping off sunscreen after every take.

2/17 – 2/17

Makeup Artist Stage Four

Film (Short) — UNO Student Short Film Details
2/17 – 2/17

I assisted with another artist, Kelley Conboy, on a short film produced by a UNO film class. My responsibilities included applying, coloring and removing a bald cap on the lead actress. Apply, styling and removing wig on lead. Applying natural makeup to other actresses and actors.

11/16 – 11/16

Makeup Artist

New Orleans Pelicans — Advertising — Tempt Films Details
11/16 – 11/16

I was the one and only artist on this commercial. I was responsible for ALL talent; including extra's.

10/16 – 10/16

Makeup Artist (Rubensteins "Look good Doing It" campaign )

Advertising — Trumpet Productions Details
10/16 – 10/16

Only makeup artist on this shoot. I was responsible for the talent; 2 males. This was a photoshoot for the upscale clothing company, Rubensteins, in New Orleans. I had to use my HD DERMA kit to cover a few scars on ones face, and to cover a cut on another's face.

4/16 – 6/16

Special Effects Make Up Artist Dark Meridian

Film (Feature-length) — Good Fly Productions Details
4/16 – 6/16

Prosthetics, Bloody/broken nose, Bruised eye, Split lip, Slit throat, Multiple bullet wounds/holes, Busted knuckles from punching, Various scrapes and scratches

4/16 – 6/16

Key Makeup Artist (Special effects MUA. Directed by Rankin Hickman) Dark Meridian

Film (Feature-length) — Good Fly Productions Details
4/16 – 6/16

Key makeup artist/special effects artist Created actor looks and replicated special effects looks based on Directors ideas and instructions. Worked and experienced with prosthetics, all types of bloods and scab bloods. Usual on set responsibilities: Keeping up with continuity, taking notes and pictures, last looks, touch ups, creating s comfortable space and professional relationship with actors.

4/16 – 5/16

Makeup Artist (Louisiana travel ads. Director: Brian Bain)

Advertising — Tempt Films Details
4/16 – 5/16

Multiple interviews conducted between April and May. Only makeup artist for all interviews. Makeup responsibilities: anti-shine, powder Interviewees: Irvin Mayfield, Rebirth Brass Band, Dr. Michael White, Kermit Ruffins and the Louisiana Oyster Task Force.

3/16 – 4/16

Makeup Department Head (Short film ) Plaquemines

Film (Short) — Plaquemines Production, LLC Details
3/16 – 4/16

Responsible for creating actor looks and touch ups. Keeping up with continuity and making sure my key artist was, as well. Taking notes and pictures.


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Class of '15

Makeup Art Bootcamp-Susan Spaid

Makeup Artistry certificate

My Gear

  • Makeup Kit
  • Eye/Face gems and glitter
  • SPFX- blood(various types including eye and scab)
  • SPFX- cream bruising palletes
  • SPFX- dirts
  • SPFX- Liquid latex
  • SPFX- mud and slime
  • SPFX- Soft silicone (A & B) for creating gashes ect.


  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Special Effects Makeup
  • Beauty makeup
  • Glamour Makeup
  • High fashion makeup
  • Applying coloring and removing bald caps
  • Color correction (high def) makeup (Film/TV)
  • Time Period makeup (50's 60's 70's)