By Justin Adam Brown - [email protected]

Special effects makeup artist, Regina Cahill, is teaching people how to unleash their inner beauty — beast — this Halloween

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HONESDALE — Imagine a witch without her powdery green skin or a clown without his brightly painted face. A costume is just a costume, but a character comes to life when you apply Halloween FX makeup to complete the transformation to a zombie, vampire, or ghost.

Halloween FX, a.k.a. effects, makeup is the use of cosmetic special effects techniques to enhance physical features and exhibit metaphysical characteristics. On Tuesday, Oct. 20, a local makeup artist, Regina Cahill, will teach a do-it-yourself workshop on how to apply special effects makeup. The class will run from 7 p.m. to 9 pm. at The Cooperidge, located at 1030 Main St.

Cahill holds a degree in Makeup Design for Film and Television from the Vancouver Film School.

Suggested donation for the workshop is $15, which includes all materials. Reservations for the class can be made by calling 570-253-2020.

Reach Justin Brown at 570-991-6652 or on Twitter @TLArts

By Justin Adam Brown

[email protected]

Reach Justin Brown at 570-991-6652 or on Twitter @TLArts