I wanted to do something a bit more abstract this week so I ended up doing these kind of feathery shapes on my eye.  I love drawing feathers but for some reason I've never gotten them done with makeup quite this good!

I have to apologize for my fuzzy pics in advance, winter in Finland means no daylight to take clear pics!

Here's how the look ended up:



After putting on primer, use a dark shimmery blue to shade a winged shape like in the pic, starting from under your brow. I used Dark Heart Designs Marry the Night.

Continue doing that shape with some brighter medium blues and shimmery white/light blue. I used Sugarpill’s Royal Sugar, Afterparty and Lumi.

Create a wavy stripe across the lid like in the pic. This will be the center of the first feather. I used Ben Nye’s White Magicake Aqua Color.

Begin sketching the feathery shape with very light strokes and a thin brush. I tried to create the feathery parts kind of flowy, like how real feathers are. I used the same Ben Nye white for this.

Continue with the light strokes to add more dimension!

Start shading the feather by adding some grey or black. I added it very close to the center to add some depth.

I used Lime Crime Lotus Noir eyeshadow.

Add some black fine lines on the feather like in the pic. I used Golden Rose Black Liquid Liner.

Blend the black liner with black eyeshadow; I used Lime Crime Lotus Noir, again.

I also added eyeshadow on the lower part of the eye, placing the darkest shade closest to the lashline. I used Sugarpill’s Royal Sugar and Lumi with Dark Heart Designs Marry the Night.

Here, I added another feather. I was originally planning to do just one but I thought two looked better. I did the second one just like the first one!

I added some black eyeliner and shaded the feathers with black eyeshadow some more. I used Eyemimo Liquid Liner and Lime Crime Lotus Noir for shading everything.

Then just add lashes and some blue to your bottom lashes and the look is complete! I stacked some blue feathery lashes from Kissable Lips Cosmetics with Sugarpill Dewdrop Lashes and used Anastasia Hypercolor Electric Blue Lashtint for the bottom lashes. I also applied Sugarpill Afterparty eyeshadow on my lower lashline.

Hope you guys liked this, I'm keeping my fingers crossed we'll get some more sunny days here soon so I can take some proper pics again, haha!


  • Dark Heart Designs Marry The Night
  • Sugarpill Royal Sugar Eyeshadow
  • Sugarpill Afterparty Eyeshadow
  • Sugarpill Lumi Eyeshadow
  • Ben Nye’s White Magicake Aqua Color
  • Lime Crime Lotus Noir Eyeshadow
  • Golden Rose Black Liquid Liner
  • Eyemimo Liquid Liner
  • Kissable Lips Cosmetics Lashes
  • Sugarpill Dewdrop Lashes
  • Anastasia Hypercolor Electric Blue Lashtint

Have an awesome week <3!!



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Comment by April Michelle Wilcox on January 7, 2017 at 11:00pm
I can't wait to try this in a yellow, orange, and red pallette for my phoenix costume for this year's Halloween Bash!!! #magicandmythicalcreatures #HalloweenParty2017
Comment by Liz Breygel on July 20, 2016 at 1:23am

Love this look, feathers look absolutely real, they are three dimensional, fluffy and the whole look is so inspiring, I`ll definitely try to recreate this makeup someday. Thank you for the tutorial <3

Comment by Safeen Ali on February 28, 2014 at 5:53am

You have stunning artistic make up skills, I just qualified in bridal make up and looking for some chic bridal make up styles with a twist to help me get a portfolio of ideas together. Just brilliant, this could actually work for a winter wedding shoot?

Comment by Manju Vinaykiya on February 26, 2014 at 6:13am

wow it is superb 

Comment by Chandani Jain on February 25, 2014 at 9:52am

you are amazing artist :) loving this 

Comment by sara gulzaib on February 22, 2014 at 3:37pm

super talented!

Comment by Aamal Nauman on February 22, 2014 at 11:27am

u r simply divine :)

Comment by Tron Von Tronest on January 18, 2014 at 6:13pm

Always impressive!

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