Samantha is a woman of many talents and passions, but her interest in artful self-transformation through make-up and facepainting goes back to childhood - to around the same time, in 4th grade, when she became fascinated with the Day of the Dead celebrations. Take her Facepainting Workshop to discover her unique take on participating in a bittersweet tradition that celebrates the joy of life while remembering those who have passed on.

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 1. Define curiosity 

Curiosity ... is that sparks that begins the adventure. Like any living thing, it needs to be nourished.

2. How did you get started with facepainting and makeup?

I recall my cousin teasing my hair up hugely and giving me shimmery lipstick and being in heaven. From then on, I was hooked and so very fascinated by the idea that you could play with /alter your image. I have been studying makeup since I was 11 years old!

3. Happiness is...

Many things, but mostly being with loved ones while not able to stop laughing.