Astrid is an international Makeup Designer and Creative Educator based in London.

Her passion for project based briefs, which enable her to actively share her extensive experience and creativity to engage with creative teams on developmental strategies from conception to delivery, have led to numerous collaborations and ambassadorial roles with international brands and global cosmetic houses.

She has worked alongside award winning creative directors, film producers and celebrity clients at Film Premiers in London and the Venice Film Festival, on commercials, and on editorials in Vogue, Tatler, Conde Nast Traveller and ID magazine, music videos and bespoke advertising campaigns.

Astrid’s unprecedented talent to engage and captivate through the creation of alluring visual interpretations, have resulted in her being one of the most highly respected and in demand makeup artists and design creatives in the UK. 

In addition to her freelance work she offers a bespoke consultancy services and portfolio of celebrity clients such as Steven Spielberg, Sienna Miller and Daryl Hannah to name a few.

Using her wealth of knowledge coupled with the ability to tailor design courses with her fun creative approach and capture student’s imagination with her very personal caring nature. Astrid Kearney pushes the boundaries of conceptualisation and challenges the way we define visual storytelling and commercial innovation.


Preen, Gharani Strok, Julia Clancey, Ultima II, Olay, Firetrap, Lee Jeans, Anya Hindmarch, Lulu Guinness, Bella Freud, Wallis, Jaguar, BMW, Moet & Chandon, Ravel, Charnos, Debenhams,Jane Shilton, Wallis, Toni & Guy, Mahogany, McDonalds, Barclaycard, Orange, T-Mobile, Cadbury, Samsung, Dorothy Perkins


125 Magazine, Grazia, Vogue (UK, US & Spanish), ID Magazine, Harpers & Queen, Elle, Tatler, Sunday Times Style, Saturday Times, Esquire, Select, Conde Nast Traveller, Cream Australia, FHM Collections, Mixmag, You Magazine, Telegraph Magazine, Guardian Magazine, Marie Claire, Avant-Garde Magazine, Golfpunk, She Magazine, Babiekins, Saplings, Doolittle Magazine, Kikimora Magazine


Trauma (Director Marc Evans), Age Of Stupid (Director Franny Armstrong),Canoeman (Director Norman Hull), Holy Warriors (BBC2), The Real Gladiators (Channel 5/ Discovery), The Mysterious Death of Cleopatra (Channel 5/ Discovery), Columbus (Discovery), Lost Leonardo (BBC2), The Lost Fleet of Kubla Khan (Channel 5/Discovery), Rameses-Death of the First Born (Channel 5/Discovery), Seven Wonders of Egypt, Greece & Rome (Channel5/Discovery), Alexander (Channel 5/Discovery), The Venice Film Festival


Lorenzo Agius, Paul Kirwan, Gustavo Papaleo, Tom Brown, Creative Director Lyndsay Milne McLeod, Ross Shields & Rick Guest, Kevin Davis, Lee Strickland, Sandrine Dulermo & Michael Labica, Alberto Badalamenti, Wolfgang Mustain, Frederick Richoux, Henrik Jessen, Peter Zownir, Ursula Steiger, Luke Foreman, Leonie Freeman, Tony Lord, Nichole Nodland, Steve Shipman, Jasper James, Tom Howard, Andrew Farrar, Barry J Holmes, Chris Lopez, Kevin Peschke, David Loftus, Mark Todd, Steve Read, David Scheinmann, Sabine Villiard, Chidi Achara, John Stoddart, Julian Marshall, Muir Vidler


Sienna Miller, Daryl Hannah, Cuba Gooding Jr, Michael Madson, Pete Postlethwaite, Martin Freeman, Damian Lewis, Joan Allen, Steven Spielberg, Alan Parker, Jonathan Demme, Gregory Hoblit, Richard Curtis, Keeley Hawes, Saskia Reeves, Julie Dreyfus, Jeffrey Tambor, Bernard Hill, Melanie Sykes, Penny Lancaster, Matthew Reys, James Lance, Sir John Major, Robbie Williams, Lenny Kravitz, Catatonia, Faithless, Badly Drawn Boy, Tom Jones, Jamelia, Holly Valance, Beth Orton, Zero 7, Richard Branson


The Terminal, The Manchurian Candidate, School of Rock, The Grinch, Love Actually, The Fighting Temptations, When the Sky Falls, Hart’s War, Peter Pan

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