What started out as a parental responsibility to do her children’s Halloween make-up, turned out to be a truly surprising talent for Nikki Shelley. She is like Picasso when it comes to face-painting, her canvas is the human face. With her sponges and brushes, Shelley brings to life skeletons, reptiles, zombies, and many other creations. She continues to perfect her skills by practicing the different faces and looks on herself. Her talents have not been ignored as she has gained a strong [Facebook](https://www.facebook.com/nikki.shelley.12) following. The self-taught make-up mastermind will be mingling with the who’s who in the special effects industry as an educator for The Prosthetic Event in Birmingham, England in November. Check out Shelley’s frightful imagination come to life and be in awe she has only been doing her labor of love for only 18 months.