Instructor / Airbrush and Body Painting
At the L Makeup Institute, Leonella is a Senior Body Painting & Airbrush Artist and responsible for the development of body painting looks and technical training of all artists. From a young age Leonela Elena knew her goal in life was to be an artist. Born in Tucson, Arizona and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, she grew up with talent and passion in Art. Throughout her middle school and high school years, Leonela immersed herself in all things art. She took painting, drawing, and other art classes where she won numerous awards. After graduating from High School, Leonella pursued her passion for makeup artistry where she excelled as a student of the L Makeup Institute. She is professionally trained and certified in all styles of makeup artistry and makeup effects – Beauty, Airbrush, Body Art, Special makeup Effects and Prosthetics.
Leonela has worked as a freelance artist and is contracted with several agencies. Her work has also been featured on stage and production including the Latin Grammys. In addition to her work as a professional makeup artist, Leonela has been a regular guest artist at the L Makeup Institute. Leonela has been blessed with a natural talent and free hands most of her work. Her style is a realist creative freehand artist and her ability to transform the human canvas will absolutely amaze you. Bilingual in Spanish.