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and media combined — a twist on fashion and
His interest in makeup, however, came years
before he ever thought about looking through
"I watched my mother in the bathroom as
she prepared for her day," he says. "I have al-
ways felt the power behind what she was
That inspiration led him to the path he's on
"I admire the fact how you
are able to recreate the appear-
ance of someone. How the
smallest amount of color can
make the pupil appear different;
how lining the eye makes it pop.
"Adding false lashes changes a person 50
percent," Hill says. "It just shocks me how peo-
ple feel once I do my job as a makeup artist. It's
lovely to hear people say, 'You just made my
day, only because you made me feel beauti-
His main goal in makeup is to make people
feel different and look like something other
than their normal selves.
"Transformation!" Hill declares. "While the
HEAD WITH HeARTS
Studio Ninetytwo, 3720 Canton
St, Suite 102. Aug. 18,7-9 p.m.
traditional use of makeup is to enhance beaut}1,
it can be used to create illusion. I do not con-
fine its use to the standards necessary for a typ-
ical photo shoot."
It's clear he has a flair for the unusual. His
style ranges from showcasing models who
look like they're wearing no makeup at all to
avant garde uses of color and texture to create
an otherworldly, super-glam aesthetic.
A rising star, he continues to evolve and
learn new aspects of both his
complementary crafts, while con-
tinuing to showcase them in tan-
dem. There's still room for him to
grow and though doors have
been shut in the past for the
young artist, his perseverance
will surely find them opening faster than ever.
This year, he had the pleasure of working with
Grammy -winning recording artist Erykah
Badu, but that's just the beginning of the climb
for this artist whose aspirations have him
dreaming really big. His ultimate goal, he says,
is "to become internationally known, make a
name for myself."
The second part is already falling into place,
so he's definitely off to a great start. ■
Carved in stone
If anyone can ap-
abs, it's a gay man.
And Scott Gentry
knows how to create
them in several ways:
For himself, through
rigorous sit-ups; and
for his subjects, a
hammer and chisel.
And both require a lot
Gentry used to call
Dallas home, but he's
been in North Carolina
in recent years, work-
ing on a degree in
nursing while still pur-
suing his stone sculp-
ture art. Gentry gets a
homecoming or sorts
on Saturday, when he
returns to Dallas for a
showing of some of
his latest work (which
male nudes that ap-
in the ruins of Myce-
nae) with a one-night-
only event at The
Brick. Best of all, a
portion of the pro-
ceeds from sales that
night will benefit Re-
source Center Dallas. Just think: You go to a bar and can take home a hunk. And you don't even
have to buy him a drink.
— Arnold Wayne Jones
Scott Gentry: Expressions in Stone, The Brick, 2525 Wyciiff Ave., suite 120. Aug. 13,7-11 p.m.
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