Alison Bessant is a make-up, face and body artist from Milton Keynes. Since switching careers from pharmaceutical science to art 8 years ago, she has successfully developed her skills in the face and body art scene including air brushing, henna, nail art and headpiece/accessory construction.
She loves to gather inspiration from the diverse creative characters within our industry. This year Alison won the prestigious ‘Body Painting Professor of the Year’ competition at Paintopia, having been ‘Body Painting Apprentice of the Year’ in 2013. Her clients include many large UK and international companies and she enjoys regularly returning to work at events such as the British Grand Prix.
Alison’s model at the event will be Lyndsey Jayne.
2015: Paintopia ‘Body Painting Professor of the Year’.
2014: Paintopia ‘Body Painter of the Year with Assistant’, 3rd Place
Paintopia ‘Professional Face Painter of the Year’, 3rd Place
Painswick Art Couture Festival ‘Honourable Mention’
FACE ‘Five-Minute Face’ Award Winner
2013: FACE Open Competition 2nd Place
Paintopia ‘Body Painting Apprentice of the Year’