Over 25 years of Industry Makeup

Experience & Excellence

fx makeup application

About Tinsley Studio
Our Approach
The Big Picture
About Tinsley Studio
Realism & Authenticity

Tinsley Studio prides itself on being a leader for realistic prosthetics and makeup effects. For over two decades we have dedicated ourselves to supporting stories with work that is seamless, provocative and correct.

We are a studio that can manage your financial restrictions from low to large budget scales. Commercials, Television and Film. Tinsley Studio provides an array of services from simple Character Design, Tattoos, Facial Hair and Wigs, facilitating Life Casts, Prosthetics, Body Duplication, Rentals, Suit Fabrication, In-House Makeup Testing and much more.

Understanding the tone of your project and helping guide you with appropriate options plays a key role in both our success.

Our Approach
Innovative Solutions

We continue to push the envelope to create more efficient and effective solutions for todays film and television industry. The industry keeps evolving and so do we. By creating new techniques and incorporating cutting edge technology and materials we are able to deliver award winning makeup effects and still manage all of productions creative and financial expectations.

We are the only Makeup Studio in the world that has won an Academy Award for Scientific and Technical Achievement. Our processes and techniques have and continue to pave the road for the entire industry.

The Big Picture
Understanding Workflow

Tinsley Studio is led by Christien Tinsley who has over 20 years experience as an HOD of Makeup and is owner of 2 companies in addition to Tinsley Studio.

More than just an artists workshop, we get granular with the details of running a successful business. The “Producer Hat” is always on, tracking departmental workflow, budget management and timely fulfillment.

Tinsley Studio prides itself on being reliant creative facility while truly understanding the Producers needs from the inside out. With many moving parts we are a company that understands what it means to be collaborative and the sacrifices that sometimes come with it.

Watch Our Outdated Reel

We are currently working on getting the reel updated. As you can imagine it's an ongoing process. Thank you.
Press Play

Recent Tinsley Credits

Tinsley News

July 17, 2020
Protecting Tattoo Cover Ups
Once you successfully cover a tattoo how do you successfully seal and protect your work? We will explore various sealers and methods for prote...
Read More