The term “makeup artist” has never been so well-earned.
While we’re all aware of the sheer artistry that goes into successfully contouring a face (or nontouring, strobing, baking–whatever trend the Youtube gurus have devised this week), an aspiring make up artist from London has actually made her eyelids a canvas for recreating some of history’s greatest paintings.
16-year-old Stefania Atupe is using her skill wielding an eyeliner pencil to transform her eyes into homages to Van Gogh and Hokusai.
She began with “The Starry Night,” inspired by a fan’s comments that a peacock-themed eye look she had posted earlier reminded her of the renowned painting.
Pretty spot-on, right?
Then she tackled Hokusai’s “The Wave”:
Before coming back around to old fave Van Gogh, this time mimicking “Almond Flowers”:
Vincent Van Gogh's "Almond Blossom" 🌿🌸 USING @nyxcosmetics @nyxcosmetics_uk VIVID BRIGHTS LINERS IN "fire" "halo" "envy" "delight" and using their normal black and white liquid liners. Also used the nyx frostbite shadow for the highlight💙 Brows are @anastasiabeverlyhills dipbrow pomade in dark brown
Way to do your art teacher and your Sephora gift card proud, girl.