Want to look like Jordan Celebrity make-up artist Gary Cockerill cashes in on famous friends with 450 'beauty masterclass'
14:46 GMT, 30 July 2012
A girl's best friend: Gary Cockerill, make-up artist to the stars
His star-studded client list has included Jordan, Melinda Messenger, Barbara Windsor, Kelly Brook, Ulrika Johnsson and Tamara Ecclestone.
Over the years these glamorous girls have relied on him to get their hair fluffed, their lips plumped, their eyes sparkling and their cheeks rouged.
And now you can learn how to do the same, in Gary Cockerill's 'beauty masterclass', at a cost of 450 per person per group lesson.
Launching in London towards the end of the year, Cockerill's masterclass will, according to his new website, focus on “The Art of Make Up”, the essential skills and
tips required to apply professional looking make up in the context of
the life of a real woman'.
to non-professionals, each masterclass will be run by Cockerill himself
and has a maximum capacity of 20, meaning that he stands to make a
maximum of 9,000 per session.
Famous faces: Gary Cockerill has painted the faces of countless celebrities, as his website illustrates
The session will involve step-by-step tutorials, a question and answer session, course notes,
refreshments and a goody bag.
Based initially in London, the masterclasses will roll out in 2013 across the country to major UK cities.
Gary Cockerill is a self-taught make-up artist whose motto is 'external beauty promotes inner confidence'.
He is primarily known for his work with celebrities and models, as well as his numerous TV appearances.
his 20-year career he has worked with prominent magazine editors, film
directors and photographers including Rankin, Demarchelier, Bailey and
Clive Arrowsmith amongst many.
In his autobiography From Coal Dust to Star Dust he discusses his rise to fame from humble beginnings.
Famous fans: Barbara Windsor, left, and Katie Price, right, have both been painted by Gary's make-up brush
Gary's girls: For 450 you could look like Kelly Brook (maybe)
Celebrity clientele: Gary Cockerill with his friends and clients Jordan, left, and Tamara Ecclestone, right
Sign up for the Jordan look: Gary is taking bookings for the London class now