About Carolyn

Since founding getmadeup in 2003, Carolyn is now recognised as one of the best body artists in the World today.

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She has won major industry awards and is a double World Body Painting Champion. In 2010 she was crowned CIBTAC Body Artist of the Year.

Carolyn is also a fully qualified and very talented make-up artist and was a member of Julia Carta’s make-up team for ITV’s X Factor 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Carolyn is based in London but regularly travels throughout the UK and also internationally to undertake assignments.

Her outstanding body painting is constantly featured in television advertisements, music videos, magazines and newspapers as well as CD and book covers.

Carolyn has established herself as one of the best camouflage body artists in the World today and has produced stunning results for major clients. She has appeared as a guest on national TV in the UK and Japan to demonstrate her camouflage body painting. Carolyn also produced the incredible camouflage body art for the vending machine scene in the movie “Dumb and Dumber To” starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels released in 2014.


Carolyn has a major client list including SKY TV, BBC, The National Lottery, Vodafone, Warner Bros., Ford, Coca-Cola, NHS and Twentieth Century Fox. See more of our clients here 


Carolyn has worked with clients in New York, Las Vegas, Chicago, Atlanta, New Orleans, Orlando, Hong Kong, Cape Town, Thailand, South Korea, Dominican Republic, Mumbai, France, Holland, Belgium, Austria, Germany, Spain, Italy, Malta and Gran Canaria.


Carolyn has a team of talented body-painting and make-up artists available to assist her on larger assignments, so you can be confident that whatever size job you have in mind, the team at getmadeup will be able to meet your requirements. Where required, Carolyn can also supply professional models who are experienced in working on PR, events and photographic shoots.


On the television: The 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 X Factor, the Michael Ball Show, Alan Titchmarsh Show, Channel 4 Sunday Brunch, ITV Tricked TV, Panasonic Commercial, Tetris in Love Commercial, Louie Spence’s Showbusiness, Liza & Huey’s Pet Nation, The Irish National Lottery, 2008 Euro Qualifiers TV trailer, LG Phones commercial, Nippon TV show, Smart cBBC children’s art show, MTV’s My Super Sweet World Class and Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies.

In publications: Newspapers: Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph, Daily Mirror, Daily Star, News Of the World, The Metro, East Anglian Daily Times, The Times Motoring Supplement, The Evening Standard, The Independent, The Guardian, The Sunday Times.

Magazines: OK Magazine, Hello Magazine, The Big Issue, More Magazine, Nuts Magazine, Take a Break, Pick Me up, Kerrang, Take 5, Illusion Magazine, Warpaint, Jewellery Magazine, GQ Magazine, Good Housekeeping Magazine.

Films: “Dumb and Dumber To”, “The Art of Flirting”.

Books: ‘Taken By Storm’ and ‘The Gathering Storm’ by Storm Thorgerson. ‘Inside Out’ by Nick Mason. Front cover for ‘Mind over Matter’ by Storm Thorgerson and Peter Curzon. ‘Make up is Art’ by Jana Rinui and Lan Nguyen. ‘Bringing Body Painting to Life’ by Karala Barendregt.

Music CD covers: Biffy Clyro ‘Puzzle’, ‘Machines’ and ‘Folding Stars’. ‘Umphreys Mcgee’. Rival Sons, Octane OK, and Machineri.


Carolyn has worked with numerous celebrities and television personalities including:
Mark Ramprakash, Alan Titchmarsh, Gary Lineker, Ricky Whittle, Kate Garraway, Konnie Huq, Gale Porter, Mark Cueto, Tiff Needell, Gareth Thomas, Lizzie Jagger, Dervla Kirwan, Dom Joly, Aisleyne Horgan-Wallace, Javine Hylton, Jasmine Lennard, Mark Foster, Denise Lewis, Helen Chamberlain, Danielle Lloyd, Chantelle Houghton, Jennifer Ellison, Ieuan Thomas, Leandro Penna, Mario Falcone, Lucy Mecklenburgh and Kara Tointon.