Make-Up Artist magazine’s ongoing Web feature “Tales from the Set” features candid videos of award-winning make-up artists telling the good, the bad and the ugly details of working behind the scenes. In our sixth installment, we feature make-up artist Toy Russell Van Lierop, who talks about her role as department head on the critically acclaimed movie Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire.

Check regularly for new “Tales from the Set” videos.