Drew Talbot is a Los Angeles-based freelance makeup effects artist who is a graduate and former instructor of The Tom Savini Special Makeup Effects Program. He is currently an instructor for Hollywood Makeup Academy and travels to cities all over the United States to teach makeup and effects workshops.
Drew's resume includes film, television, commercials, live events, theatre, and haunted attractions. He also competed and was a finalist on season seven of SyFy's makeup effects reality show Face Off.
He specializes in prosthetic application, painting, and hair work, as well as having a degree in Fine Art from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and experience in costuming with Opera Theatre of St. Louis and The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. He strives to utilize his varied skills to create fully realized characters and concepts. His creations are inspired by nature, world mythology, and fantasy.