Italian portrait painterThis natural image of Keith Richards looks so realistic that it is difficult to imagine that it’s not the man himself starring out from that well-weathered face.

But in all possibility, behind those bushy eyebrows and wrinkles is the cute face of Italian portrait painter and make up artist Lucia Pittalis.

This unbelievable transformation and others like it were unleashed by 43-year-old Lucia on her own using sheer makeup alone – no prosthetics, no camera tricks, just concentrated makeup application in a perfect manner.

makeup techniqueThe first instance Lucia was determined to explore her talents as a portrait painter and make up artist was on Halloween when she metamorphosed herself into Lemmy from Motorhead.

‘My friends went mad for it in my pictures and outside on Halloween night. It was just a bit of fun with friends,’ the Italian tells with a beaming smile on her face.

makeup artistSince then, there was no looking for Lucia, who has transformed herself into popular stars including Iggy Pop, Marlon Brando and Keith Richards – each one as original as the next.

Why has she decided to represent these particular famous faces? ‘Because I love them,’ she says. ‘And I follow their movies and their music.’

Perhaps, it is her sheer dedication towards modern makeup techniques in an active fashion that resulted in such phenomenal fame providing her with the best features to the core.

makeup artist Lucia PittalisCurrently, she is an ardent Instagramer who even completed her studies related to art for two years before training to choose the career of a makeup artist, so this facial art is the splendid mash-up of those two talents clubbed into one in an exclusive fashion.

Initially, there were challenges as well that she need to handle in order to reflect her enormous talent levels in an exceptional manner.

portrait painterEach creation consumes around three hours to complete to say the least – although some more additional tricky characters, like Sylvester Stallone, have taken up to five. It all depends upon the kind of efforts that are required from her in an eventual manner.

‘I watch and study the character’s photos and videos and try to catch their expression as much as I can while watching myself in the mirror. Then I start with make up,’ explains the artist.

Her secret ingredient? An Italian product called IndioColor sticks. It is because of such accessories that she scores much better than her contemporaries because of which the exceptional features are realized to the core.

unbelievable transformationThe 43-year-old shares her experiences that when she’s been out on the street wearing her makeup confuses the reaction of passers by has been ‘extremely funny’. Getting along with such moments has been part of her life due to which she was able to generate a unique persona herself in the most exceptional form.

‘Sometimes people are in total amazement,’ she includes.

Lucia PittalisPerhaps, there is more left to the makeup thing as it is possible for the customers and viewers to get along with the ultimate feast for eyes on them for exciting Halloween inspiration to the core. It needs to be seen that how popular she will be in the future based upon just her makeup techniques.

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