Thursday, August 18, 2011

The Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay - Hindu Wedding

Rachna & Jordan's Wedding Day

I absolutely love when a bride allows me creative freedom...
xoxo Rachna
See more vibrant wedding colors that were used in Rachna & Jordans wedding,
 their wedding is featured in Style Me Pretty

The Team of Vendors
Photography and Cinematography: Studio Nine / Event Design: Asiel Designs / Event Planning: Sonal J Shah Events / Ceremony Location: Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay / Reception Location: Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay / Shoes: Jimmy Choo / DJ: DJ Raj, Sound Nation / Cake: Cake Coquette / Hair and Makeup: Armando Sarabia, Get Your 'Do Up!

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Getting Schooled at the, MAKE UP FOREVER PRO ROADSHOW

San Francisco, CA August 13-15 W Hotel San Francisco 

Armando Sarabia, Taking a weekend to get schooled at the
With most photography and video now being shot in HIGH DEF,  
I knew this was a weekend I couldn't pass up.  

Celebrity Makeup Artist David Hernandez, started out the morning giving us the 411 on "HD For All" - all skin tones, all skin types. David shared with us his techniques and how the MAKE UP FOREVER products can be applied to every area of my work.

The Powder Group founder Michael DeVellis, shared a look at the business of make up artistry and marketing our careers from the perspective of branding, marketing and promoting.

Celebrity Makeup Artist, Patrick Eichler,
also shared his creative talents with us. Patrick showed us how he creates clean, flawless beauty
 for all areas of our work

More to come...

GET YOUR 'DO UP! receives Editors Choice - Northern California BRIDES Magazine

Congratulations to the other Editors Choice Winners
Banquet/Reception Hall:
Casa Real
Thomas Fogarty Winery & Vineyards
Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa
Loft/Raw Space:
RF80 Robert Fountain Studio
Unique Venue:
Bimbo's 365 Club
Mansion/Historic Site:
The James Leary Flood Mansion
Museum/Art Gallery:
de Young Museum
The Cliff House
Anna Kuperberg
Justin Fone
Taylor Pham
Armando Sarabia of Get Your 'Do Up!
Big Fun
Martini Straight Up, (925) 236-2663
Cake Coquette
Studio Cake

read more about it at BRIDES.COM


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