Sunday, January 27, 2013

HAPPY FACES, face painting by Dijana!

Welcome to the world of HAPPY FACES, face painting by Dijana!   

Dijana is a professional make-up artist, with a Degree for Make-up and Special Effects from famous European School BCM - Beauty Centre of Milan, Italy & 30 years of experience! Her resume ranges from working on the stage to backstage across Europe and the United States, and with her love for smiles, backed with her vast expertise and outgoing personality, it’s guaranteed that Dijana’s face painting will make your special day!
Be the next HAPPY FACE!
Make your NYC event happy and unforgettable!

For ALL occasions!
Private parties & corporate events
Foundraisings & street events

For kids & adults!
1-101 years old :)


  • Make-up/Special effects
  • Face and body painting (Regular and UV FDA approved paints)
  • Temporary regular/glitzy tattoos
  • Twisting Balloons
  • Interactive performance (choose your favorite story) 
  • Theme fashion show and photo shoot                                            
Surround yourself with Happy Faces by Dijana!

Dijana is a professional make-up artist graduate with a Diploma for Artistic Make-up (Make-up for TV, Photo, Film and Theater and Special Effects) from famous European School B.C.M. - Beauty Centre of Milan, Italy.
Behind her are three decades of very rich professional work in the magic world of fashion, theater, photo, TV, film, and beauty industry. From natural classic beauty make-up to interesting transformations and special effects, all her creations are unique, and head-turning.
As a former dancer/choreographer, costume designer/stylist, make-up artist and art director, Dijana was blessed to work with the best in art and show business, and with kids and teens, too. She worked for many years in Art Company Mosaic, Alternative Theatre Epicenter, Croatian National Theatre, Croatian Youth Theatre, MTV-Italy...She was the founder/owner of many times awarded "The Cult" Dance and Fashion Studio in Croatia, and "Let's Gooo!" Art Studio for Kids and Teens in NYC.
As an Art director, Dijana created/choreographed many extravaganza projects; CRO Fashion Week, Mister of Croatia, Festival of Croatian Fashion Designers, Replay Fashion Show, Mura Fashion Show, Croatian Kids Festival in NYC (training and directing around 300 kids!).
Dijana was awarded pioneer of UV and regular body painting in Croatia and she is listed as a make-up artist on IMDb.
As a member of LancĂ´me National Make-up Artist's Team, she was working with Ross Burton at NYC Fashion Week and at numerous events sponsored by Vogue, Glamour, Marie Claire; etc. Dijana’s showcased her makeup expertise at Saks, Macy's, Lord & Taylor, Bergdorf, Sephora, Bloomingdale's... where she was a make-up artist/beauty adviser for Calvin Klein, Borghese, Sue Devit and LancĂ´me for 11 years, all while beautifying women in and out with her vibrant energy!
Living in NYC, Dijana adores sharing her colorful gift with thousands of kids and adults from all over the world and magically painting a smile on their faces.
She is proud to be a professional smile maker J
Dijana's kindness and patience make her very often "the first time face painter" of many kids.
Your smile and happiness is Dijana's biggest award.

Dijana & Woody Harrelson working together in movie Welcome to Sarajevo (1996)

Marisa Tomei on set
 On the set: Kerry Fox, Goran Visnjic (ER, Practical Magic, The Last Will, Ice Age, Boston's Finest, The Deep, The Girls with the Dragon Tattoo, Pan Am, Red Widow...) and Woody Harrelson 

Mascot by Dijana for tennis player Goran Ivanisevic, nickname Rabbit (1994) 

With Rosario Dawson, Boy Meets Girl by Stacy Igel Fashion Show (2012)

MTV, Milan, Italy (1995)
"Hamlet" & "The Bald Singer", The Black Theater
Youth Theater of Split, Croatia (1997-1999)
UV Hamlet & Ofelia
       Special effects, Milan, Italy (1992)
             Milan, Italy (1992-1993) 

Kids Musical Frane Strapalo

             Art Company Mosaic, Split, Croatia (1982)
Check out more about Dijana's work!
Click HERE:
And now, sneak peek:
Happy Faces by Dijana!
The smiles speak for themself!


         Happy babies:)

               Happy adults:)

        If you are ready for a happy and unforgettable party,
contact Dijana!


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