Please join us in welcoming the newest member of the Department of Marvelous Makeup: Lithuanian fashion student and artist Saida Mickeviciute. At 19 years old, Mickeviciute is entirely self-taught and takes inspiration for her cosmetic transformations from her favorite movies, particularly horror films and the works of Tim Burton.
Most of Mickeviciute’s makeovers take her about 2 hours to complete. Our current favorite is this chilling recreation of Beldam, aka the Other Mother from Coraline:
Leck created a full-body costume that both looks just like the extra-dimensional monster and features a mechanism that enables him to open the Demogorgon’s nightmarish toothy-flower mouth by flicking his wrist. Watch it in action here: