Brush up your look with these neoteric palettes.

With makeup as your acrylic and an applicator your brush, paint a canvas from brow to cheek with incomparable palettes and compacts. A baccalaureate from European École des Beaux Arts need not. From ornate ambers to iridescent champagnes, channel your inner artist with this season’s leading long-wear shadows and dramatic lacquers that lift and sculpt. Regardless the motif or occasion, le visage is your landscape. In pewter to aged bronze and aubergine, whether you fancy cubism, pop art, la belle époque or Impressionism, these au courant autumnal cosmetics are devices to mold a truly personal look. When it comes to choosing your makeup, favor authenticity, timeless shaping and contour-ability—not just a pretty façade. Look for durable, fuss-free formulas that trumpet versatility and color fidelity—characteristics of respected names such as these featured brands—over complex imitations of the originals. Create a work to make Monet himself envious. Discover these tools and start your masterpiece.

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Radiate celestial light in four shimmering jewel-tones inspired by the night sky. Argan oil and moisturizing white lily extract fused with CLÉ DE PEAU'S stellar optical color formula lends heavenly EYE COLOR QUADS in cosmic auroras ('301' pictured). $80 each at NORDSTROM