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Guest Trainers

Guest Specialist Trainers

Martin Bray

Martin Bray is a renowned and highly sought after international makeup artist based in Barcelona & Sydney. Working in the industry for over 15 years his work has covered editorial, events, numerous Fashion Weeks, television and advertising.


  • Kylie Minogue
  • Loreen
  • Kelly Rowland
  • Miranda Kerr
  • Heather Small (M People)
  • Alexis Jordan
  • Winter Gordon
  • George Michael
  • Amanda Lapore
  • Tina Arena
  • Ronan Keating
  • Guy Sebastian
  • Natalie Bassingthwaite
  • INXS
  • The Veronicas
  • Katie Noonan
  • Jimmy Barnes
  • Rogue Traders
  • Jennifer Hawkins ( MissUniverse)

Martin has directed makeup for Myer seasonal fashion parades for 3 years and Sydney Fashion Week for 8 years. Here Martin worked with Jennifer Hawkins ( MissUniverse) and also worked with her on the Loveable lingerie campaign.


  • Vogue
  • Harpers Bazaar
  • Grazia
  • BVLD
  • Emirates Woman
  • Poster
  • Sunday Magazine
  • the [Sydney] magazine
  • Culture
  • Madisson
  • Woman’s Weekly
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Genlux
  • Tangent Magazine


  • Sony
  • Mount Franklin
  • RedBull
  • MontBlanc
  • Deustche Bank
  • Telstra
  • Virgin Atlantic
  • Camilla
  • Nespresso
  • Sydney Casino
  • Australian Tourism
  • Marcs
  • Supre
  • Australia Post
  • Durex Condoms
  • Diana Ferrari
  • Melbourne Central
  • Whittner Shoes
  • Virgin Australia
  • Nescafe
  • Market City Sydney
  • Subaru
  • KFC
  • Emirates Resorts
  • Foxtel Lifestyle Channel
  • Loveable
  • Deutche Bank
  • Mathers
  • Cannon
  • Sunglass Hut
  • Dettol


  • Fabergé
  • Fairfax & Roberts
  • MontBlanc
  • Absolut Vodka
  • Blackberry
  • Sydney Casino
  • Cointreau
  • Commonwealth Bank
  • Macquarie Bank
  • Nespresso
  • RedBull
  • Casino Hotel Sydney
  • Westfields
  • Skins
  • Marquee Night Club and Paspaley Pearls


  • Channel 9
  • Channel 7 (Make Me A Supermodel)
  • Channel 10 (So You Think You Can Dance)

Martin was Makeup Director for X Factor Australia 2012 and will be Makeup Director in the new 2013 coming season. Martin is a qualified makeup teacher at a private college in Sydney and also takes on private clients.

Martin has also developed his own professional makeup brand called “Martin Bray Pro Range”.

An inspiring artist whose passion for his art always inspires, and always exceeds expectations.

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Miriam Van Cooten

Miriam has been a make-up and hair artist for 20 years. Having trained in hair and beauty in Europe and Australia, she went on to study make-up for stage and film in Los Angeles, California.

During her career, Miriam has worked in all facets of the beauty industry. Her work has graced the world’s premier fashion magazines, on television and print advertising. in music video clips, on television and in film-throughout the world and here in Australia.

More recently, Miriam was the inaugural winner of the Annual Bridal Industry Awards for excellence in Make-up and Hair.

Miriam has developed and established in a professional market and has her own range of professional make-up.


  • Modern Wedding
  • Bride to Be
  • Complete Wedding
  • Joan Rivers
  • Ricky Lake
  • Aero Smith
  • Kate Cebrano
  • Boris Becker
  • Stephie Grant
  • Brook Shields
  • Marielle Hemmingway
  • Many more media, politicians and sports stars

Sheldon Wade

Sheldon is a leading artist in the Australian TV industry and the Australian and International film arena. He has worked in the industry for over 10 years and specialises in hair and prosthetics, alongside makeup. Sheldon is currently Head of Hair & Make-up on the Channel 9 TV Series Resce Special Ops.

Major films

  • The Matrix 1, 2 & 3
  • Peter Pan
  • Star Wars Episode 2
  • The Nugget
  • Danny Deckchair

TV dramas

  • All Saints
  • Water Rats
  • Murder Call
  • Home & Away
  • Rescue Special Ops

TV Shows

  • Sunrise
  • Australia’s Next Top Model


  • US mini series Salem’s Lot
  • US Sci-Fi drama Farscape Series 4

Diane Dusting

Recognised for her skill and diverse make-up and hair techniques, DianeDusting has proven to be one of the most exciting and sought after hair & make-up artists in Australia. Born and raised in Sydney, Daine has been involved in the industry for over 15 years. The Vidal Sassoon trained stylist has conducted numerous seminars and workshops all around Australia and is known for her flexible techniques and distinict looks – from edge/strong to minimal/natural and everything in between.

Diane has contributed to numerous publictions including Harper’s Bazaar, Elle (Australia & Singapore) and GQ to name a few. Celebrities include Elle McPherson and Bryon Brown have requested her hair and make-up styling expertise.

Runway Shows

  • Collette Dinnigan
  • Pablo Nevada
  • Nicola Finetti
  • Akira Isogawa
  • Eastern Pearson
  • Michelle Jank
  • Wayne Cooper
  • Pigs in Space
  • Zambesi
  • YPV


  • Sydney Morning Herald
  • Singapore Elle
  • GQ Magazine
  • Harper’s Bazaar
  • B Magazine
  • Cleo
  • InStyle
  • Grazia (Italy)
  • Cream
  • New Women
  • Australian Style
  • Australian Good Taste
  • Good Weekend
  • Girlfriend
  • Elle
  • Oyster
  • DNA
  • She Living
  • Dolly
  • Sunday life
  • FHM

Ad Campaigns

  • Johnston & Johnston
  • Condura Bags
  • Finlandia
  • Clozaril
  • Sunbeam
  • Impulse
  • Wonderbra
  • Bobby Brown
  • Clairol

TV Commercials

  • Clarinex
  • A1 Steak Sauce
  • Johnston & Johnston
  • Daily Telegraph
  • Mount Franklin
  • Budget Eyewear
  • Arnotts Biscuits
  • Mastercard
  • Kaparelli
  • Shopfast
  • Asia@Home
  • AGL
  • Inside Out
  • Freedom
  • Ikea
  • NRL


  • Elle McPherson
  • Byran Brown
  • Michelle Branch
  • Billy Piper
  • Vince Collssimo
  • Machine Gun Fellatio
  • The Rockmelons
  • Supa Jesus
  • Killing Heidi
  • Paul Mac
  • M2M


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Anna Gray

Photo shoots and editorials are not the be all and end all of the makeup artist industry. The prosperous career of Sydney-based artist Anna Gray illuminates the diversity of experiences makeup artistry can bring and the beauty creating reality. Anna Gray is a qualified hairdresser and make-up artist specialising in film and television who has worked in the local and international industry for over fifteen years.

Anna is a resident artist to a procession of film crews and television sets, specialises in makeup suitable for the grainy truth high definition cameras create. She is never afraid of trialling her own inventions to achieve the most realistic effect. “Experimenting is often a great way to get results,” she says.

Anna is currently working for ABC.

Anna’s credits

  • Kylie Minogue
  • Beyonce
  • Placebo
  • Oasis
  • Diana Ross
  • Something for Kate
  • Missy Higgins
  • Delta Goodrum
  • Richard Roxburgh
  • Heath Ledger
  • Geoffrey Rush
  • Abbie Cornish
  • Essie Davis
  • Susie Porter
  • Claudia Karvan

Movies & Short Films: Fools Golds, Packed to the Rrafters, Resue Special Ops, Candy, The Final Winter, The Silence, False Witness, Spirted, Paper Giants – Birth of Cleo, Small Claims, Travelling Light, Farscape: The Game, Farscape: Undressed, Gotta Make Them Angels, Romulus My Father, Opal Dream and many more.

Caroline Olweny

Caroline is a celebrated international film, fashion and celebrity make-up artist and hair stylist with a long list of credits to her name.

She began working for MAC Canada in 1992, then swapped between MAC in London and Canada until 2007. Caroline has worked on a myriad of celebrities from Usher to Jessica Mauboy and Rogue Traders.

Her work has been published in InStyle and she has worked on film productions such as Matrix Reloaded, Revolutions and the Matrix game.