|This series of six one-day workshops will teach you what you need to know to work in the exciting and creative field of makeup artistry. The focus is on the basic beauty look. Classes consist of lecture, demonstration and hands-on practice. You’ll learn professional etiquette and get resources for entering the field. Priority is given to registrations for the entire series—you may register for individual classes only if space is available. Attend the FREE orientation for more details. *You must bring a professional makeup kit ($500) and other supplies; see website for list. Register early, as space is limited.
FREE Program Orientation
All potential participants in the makeup artistry program are urged to attend this informative, free orientation. Meet the instructor, learn about the field of makeup artistry and how our certificate program prepares you, and get the inside scoop on makeup that real professionals use! You may register for the program (space permitting) right after this orientation. Register in advance for this FREE orientation.
Week 1: Laying the Foundation
Learn station set-up, care and cleanliness. Find out about basic skin prep and corrective concealer, color theory and base match, application and blending. *See web for makeup kit info/supply list.
Week 2: Contour & Blush
Reshaping features with highlighting and contours, for correction or enhancement; blush color choices, placement, styles, mood and blending.
Week 3: Just Browsing!
Brows can make or break a makeup artist, so . learn to create the perfect made-up brow with a little tweezing, shaping and filling in. This is not a workshop on eyebrow waxing or threading.
Week 4: Eye Eye, Captain!
Eyeshadow color theory, natural and corrective placement, and blending. Enhancing different eye shapes and neutral vs. dramatic eyes.
Week 5: Line ‘em Up
Lip liner and eyeliner let you actually draw to enhance, correct and create difference and drama! Find out about lip liner color choices and techniques, as well as eyeliner straight, wedge and fashion placement.
Week 6: Pulling It Together
Show off all you’ve learned and practiced by completing a basic beauty look in record time, followed by instructor critique, questions and answers.