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Welcome to the Queendom of Special Effects Make-up with Queen Motlatle

 Welcome to the Queendom of Special Effects Make-up with Queen Motlatle
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With a firm belief in the future of upcoming and aspiring special effects make-up artists, Queen Motlatle started the House of Queen, a company that is specifically dedicated to supplying artists in the industry as well as training youngsters to better master their craft and skill.

Imagine watching those zombie movies without the zombies actually looking half-dead and semi-decayed. It just wouldn’t be the same, now would it? That is where the stars of the show come in, the prosthetic and special effects make-up artists.

Today we’re looking at and appreciating the great talent that is Queen Motlatle who is a South African special effects as well as overall make-up artist. As a veteran in this field she has worked on almost all local films as and dramas including Jerusalema, A Million Colours and District 9 just to name a few.

Overseas, Motlalte has worked with the likes of Anthony Anderson as well as Chris Rock of which she toured with for his Kill The Messenger tour.

Queen working on Amanda Du Pont.

In addition to all of these achievements and career highs, Motlatle has also studied beauty therapy in South Africa of which she went on to further advance her skills abroad at the Joe Blasco Make-up Artist Training School in Hollywood, USA.

With a firm belief in the future of upcoming and aspiring special effects make-up artists, Queen Motlatle started the House of Queen, a company that is specifically dedicated to supplying artists in the industry as well as training  youngsters to better master their craft and skill.

Through her school, the experienced and award winning make-up artist offers both specialized and basic make-up artistry courses to cater to the different levels of the craft.

In case you’ve been wondering what the entire process involves, make sure to watch the video below of how these talented make-up artist bring life to characters as we know them.

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