Leanna Ernest

Leanna Ernest is a Chicago based professional makeup artist specializing in commercial, editorial, and beauty makeup. Born with a brush in hand she has always possessed a talent for painting, drawing, and creating anything that sparks her imagination. When she discovered her passion for the art of makeup she realized she loved helping women feel beautiful and confident in their individuality. Leanna earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Vocal Performance from North Park University, desiring to be an opera singer. After graduation she rediscovered her love of makeup and decided to attend Makeup First School of Makeup Artistry in Chicago. There she dedicated herself to becoming an expert in makeup artistry. She has also furthered her education by taking classes at Kosart Atelier. Leanna's distinctive skills and passion for makeup have made her a highly sought after artist. Leanna is represented by Factor | Chosen Model Management in Chicago. Her work can be found in Elegant Magazine, Promo Magazine, Playboy, Elléments Magazine, Naperville Magazine, The Editorial QC, Alpha Fashion Magazine, Volant Magazine, Pump Magazine, and other publications.