Todra Payne is Faculty Member for our Makeup Artist Certificate Course and co-author of the course textbook, FabJob Guide to Become a Makeup Artist.
A green makeup artist, Todra has been a professional makeup artist for more than ten years, including six years in the competitive world of New York fashion.
Her artistry has been featured in national and international fashion and lifestyle magazines including: Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, In Style, W, O, Essence, Cosmogirl, Newsweek, Woman’s Day, Mademoiselle, WWD, French Elle, German GQ, and Martha Stewart’s Living.
Todra has worked with many celebrity clients including: Mariah Carey, Sigourney Weaver, Kimora Lee Simmons, Soledad O’Brien, Donna Karan, Anna Kournikova, Della Reese, Elisabeth Perkins, Joy Bryant, Roma Downey, Lee Lee Sobieski, Anna Deavere Smith, Shalom Harlow, Isaac Hayes and Tim Meadows.
Todra’s makeup artistry has also been seen on designer runways and advertising campaigns for clients such as Saks 5th Avenue and Filene’s.