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Shannon Meddings

Fashion & Business - Trainer & Assessor

As Creative Director of Style Machine for the past 15 years Shannon has styled 1000's of people with clients including Vogue, Harpers Bazzar, Keria Knightly and Super Model Lily Cole. Shannon has styled for magazines, red carpet and television including a contract as Head Stylist of The Voice. Shannon is a savvy business minded professional with a passion for giving the best service and experience to clients.. 

Heather Pinard

Make - Up - Trainer & Assessor

Heather is an educator and freelance hair and makeup artist based on the Gold Coast. She grew up in Australia and moved to Los Angeles in 2014 to pursue her career in the beauty industry, then relocated to the East Coast in 2018. Heather has worked in the industry for over 11 years, specialising in Red Carpet, Celebrity, Beauty, Editorial and Bridal. Heather has worked with some of Australia and The United States' top photographers, designers and celebrities as well as working on National Fashion campaigns, countless weddings, events and photoshoots. Some of her celebrity clients include, Amelia and Delilah Hamlin, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Rinna and Denise Richards and icon Paris Hilton.

Heather is also a certified Makeup Trainer, delivering qualifications to students wanting to become working Makeup Artists. She is passionate about guiding new artists and sharing her knowledge and experiences with them so that they can go on to have careers in the Industry. 

Heathers passion for making others look and feel their best, translates through her work. She is meticulous and a perfectionist and that is what has gotten her to where she is today. She endeavours to stay at the forefront and will continue to provide quality, outstanding service. 

Susan Brooks

Make - Up - Trainer & Assessor

Sue's creative arts practice has been within the Screen and media sector as a Specialist makeup and hair artist. Sue has been fortunate to have an extensive body of work and qualifications over 3 decades, in a variety of areas such as film, television, photography and education.  

Sue's journey has allowed her to work on major productions such as, Fury road Mad Max and The Great Gatsby, all whilst navigating the world of Vocational education across the Eastern states of Australia for TAFE as an educator for Specialist Makeup.

Utilising Sue's creative arts abilities, she have been able to holistically intertwine her skills and knowledge, to further develop research and creative concepts seeking endless possibilities with design.

Sue finds the challenges that come her way exciting which keeps her cemented in the beauty industry. 

Annette Martin

Fashion, Business & Event Management Trainer & Assessor

Annette comes from an arts and design background. After completing her fashion studies she gained industry design experience in bridal and evening wear, eventually creating her own freelance design and make-up business. She then went on to explore retail management, with buying and lecturing leading her back to RMIT to undertake the Master of Fashion (Design). Roles have been within various brands ranging from Country Road to Hugo Boss. Annette is now creating her own label Swimbarre.