Leanna Ernest



Based in the Chicago-land area, Leanna has been an artist for all her life. Born with a brush in hand, she has always possessed a talent for painting, drawing, and creating anything that sparks her imagination. When she discovered her passion for the art of makeup, she realized she loved helping women feel beautiful and confident in their individuality. Using the medium of makeup she brings out a masterpiece in everyone. Leanna is passionate about creating an experience custom fit to the needs of each individual client. Always a creative, Leanna earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Vocal Performance from North Park University, desiring to be an opera singer. After graduation she rediscovered her love of makeup while working for world famous brand Clinique and decided to attend Makeup First School of Makeup Artistry in Chicago. There she dedicated herself to becoming an expert in makeup artistry. She has furthered her education by taking advanced classes at Kosart Atelier. Her work can be found in Elegant Magazine, Promo Magazine, Skyn Magazine, Playboy and other publications. Leanna loves collaborating with artists and clients who share her passion and continually strives for greatness.