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Begona is a freelance artist with a focus on Special Make-up Effects, prosthetics, and character & creature design.


She studied Fine Arts at the University of Seville, with a major in Sculpture, Anatomy, and Drawing. After graduating from Winchester School of Art and getting her Masters in Art Photography at the University of Arts London, she enrolled in Neill Gorton’s Prosthetics Boot Camp in order to push her career forward. She has also studied sculpture with Tom Hester (designer of Shreck), and Illustration & Creature Design with artist Jared Fajardo. 


In 2019 Begona was selected as the Winner of Ve Neil's Legends of Makeup Desing scholarship (LA, USA), Finalist of the KNB EFX Group Legends of Creature Design (LA, USA), and Winner of The Prosthetics Event AS Make-up contest (UK). 


She now works as a freelance Special Makeup Effects and Prosthetics Artist, Sculptor, and Illustrator, and occasionally as a teacher for Universities across the UK, and independent courses/modules.


Her professional work encompasses Film &TV productions, and music videos & music bands, including (but not limited to!) Disney, Netflix, Warner Brothers, and the BBC, Bring Me the Horizon, Enter: Shikari, Soen, and also several independent films across the UK and Europe. She is often a guest at events (such as The Prosthetics Event, Comic-Con events across Europe, etc) where she does live SFX make-up demonstrations on stage.


Photo by Ben Bentley, courtesy of The Prosthetics Event. 

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