"We came from Big Bear and this class was worth the drive." - Debbie D.
If you love makeup or are a cosmetologist looking to offer more to your customers, this class is for you! In just one weekend, you can get to know the terminology, tools, and techniques of the makeup business. Topics include proper tools to achieve the correct looks for different occasions, which tools you really need, what makeup artists can and can’t do, color matching, Class consists of lecture, demonstration, and hands-on practice. Get the inside scoop on how the industry works, professional etiquette and the most economical way to build a kit, as well as how to enter the field and how handle customers (even brides!). Those who complete the final look will earn a certificate. After just one weekend, you’ll know all you need to about this exciting and fun career! Note: this class does not cover special effects or monster makeup. *$40 material fee for makeup for your hands-on practice. See Class Supplies link in left sidebar for a list of a few additional supplies to bring to class.
Instructor Jennessy Tyler has been a professional makeup artist since 1998 and teaching since 2005. She has done makeup for music videos, fashion shows, and photo shoots as well as worked for companies like M.A.C., Tom Ford, YSL, Dior, and Chanel.
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Laying the Foundation
Foundation literally lays the foundation for your artistry. Find out how skin care and prep impact your makeup application, as well as some skin conditions to be aware of. Learn to identify undertones in both people and makeup in order to get that perfect match. Jennessy will also cover use of corrective concealer, application and blending for the look you need.
Discover how to reshape features by highlighting and contouring, for correction or enhancement. Also discuss blush color choices, placement, styles, mood and occasion.
Eye Eye, Captain!
Just two eye makeup techniques will enable you to create almost any look you see in magazines. Also learn tightline, winged, and fashion placement of liner. Find out how to enhance different eye shapes, along with creating a neutral eye. Also learn to create the perfect brow. This is not a workshop on eyebrow waxing or threading.
Smoke It Up!
Continue to learn different smoky looks used for music videos, prom, or a just night out on the town. Also find out how to apply both strip and individual false lashes for a dramatic flair.
Show It Off
Show off all you’ve learned by completing a basic beauty look in record time, followed by instructor critique, questions and answers.