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Phelina Tan

Phelina Tan is a self-taught artist by passion and a hair and makeup stylist/educator by profession. As a versatile makeup specialist for 19 years, she is experienced in TV commercials, print ads, movies, television shows and photo shootings.

Being a makeup consultant opened up a whole new approach towards visual art for Phelina, philosophically and technically. Through her belief and understanding of how the human eye perceives contours and colors, she is able to produce expressive paintings that speak to the beholders.

Phelina worked with local and international celebrities from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, and Bollywood, with names like Eason Chan, Sammi Cheng, Elaine Kang, Paula Malai Ali, Shah Rukh Khan, and Jackie Chan to name a few. Besides being an expert in the art of makeup, Phelina also provided education opportunities for students by encouraging them to work in projects with renowned brands such as Coca-Cola, Celcom, Mini Oreos, CIMB Bank, Ogawa, Malaysia Airlines and special effects, weddings and photo shoots for local celebrities, Harith & Jezamine Iskandar.