Fashion beauty piece directed by Canadian-born celebrity photographer Mike Ruiz, Post-Production by Matyas Kelemen at Reality Engine Studios, created together with an incredible team including Mackenzie Grayce from Wilhelmina Models, Ruth Roche who is a 5 time NAHA winner constructed the sculptural hair, Marc Cornwall makeup artist, director of photography David Berman, and music by Adult Bodies.
This fashion beauty clip utilizes facial projection mapping on the model, together with rim lighting to accentuate the hair styling. The VFXs were accomplished using a combination of Sapphire 11 plugins on Adobe Premiere and After Affects, together with BeautyBox for general retouching.
Mike’s work has appeared in numerous American and international magazines such as Vanity Fair, Flaunt, Condé Nast Traveler, Interview, Paper, Citizen K, Dazed and Confused, Arena, Italian Elle, Spanish and Brazilian Vogue and was a contributor to Dolce & Gabbana’s Hollywood book and Iman’s The Beauty of Color beauty book. He photographed the album cover for Kelly Clarkson’s “All I Ever Wanted”.
Ruth Roche, Redken Master Artist, has ran her own salon, and has an editorial list including The New York Times, Vanity Fair and Cosmopolitan. Ruth also works with celebrity clients and is a top educator.
Marc Cornwall make-up artist sets the tone of the day with this saying “The stroke of a brush can change ones appearance to create beauty from within”. Marc has been make-up and hairstylist for elite modeling agencies such as; FORD, Wilhelmina, I.M.G and many more. He worked on countless fashion shows; some including the likes of Anna Sui and Betsey Johnson. Marc has also worked for Versace, Valentino, Missoni, Antonio Marras, Laperla, Blumarine and Ferragamo. Marc’s celebrity models include: Gisele Bundchen, Naomi Campbell and Gemma Ward.