This class builds a strong foundation in the essential techniques of beauty makeup artistry. Short lectures, video presentations, and live demonstrations are followed by guided practice emphasizing the individual elements of makeup application.
Airbrushing makeup is the preferred technique for digital photography and high definition television. Airbrushing provides a camera-ready velvety texture in a quarter of the time it takes to do traditional makeup application.
‘Camera ready’ makeup for bridal and special events is covered thoroughly. Airbrushing Makeup is a pre-requisite as both brides and photographers request it. Students learn current trends and classic looks for any occasion from a big-city black tie extravaganza to a simple oceanfront wedding ceremony.
Client relations, retail cosmetic sales and marketing, job opportunities, hiring expectations, employee responsibilities and interview skills are all covered.
Makeup artists must be able to style hair for commercial, editorial, and fashion work. Fundamentals of hairstyling, from basic blow-drying to intricate up-dos prepare students for production work.
Students learn to work with designers, models, creative directors and photographers. Print advertising, catalog layouts, fashion editorial work, black & white and color photography, and runway shows are included. Students’ work is captured in several photo shoots.
Students learn the skills necessary to work in television and film, including music videos, commercials, daytime television, sitcoms, reality shows, TV series, news broadcasts, and films. Breaking down a script, industry terminology & protocols, and pre-production responsibilities are all included.
Students learn the principles of theatrical makeup to work on musicals, operas, ballets and live concerts. This course also includes body painting and drag makeup.
This training covers the necessary skills to transform actors into whatever the script requires. Topics include: Character Design & Execution, Injury Simulation: Scratches, Lacerations & Scars, Bullet Entrance & Exit Wounds, Bruises & 1st, 2nd, 3rd Degree Burns, Zombies and Dead Simulation, Ice FX, Character Aging with Highlight & Shadow, Stretch & Stipple Aging, Bald Cap Application & Coloring, Facial Hair Application, Tattoo Application, Prosthetic Application
This course equips students with makeup & lab techniques to create special effects for film, television, and theater. Students learn about silicone, gelatin, and foam latex materials. They design, create, and apply prosthetic and dental appliances. The process includes conceptualization, life casting, sculpting, molding and application techniques.
Students learn how to design, construct and mold an advanced three-dimensional sculpted character. This course is ideal for artists interested in working in a special makeup effects lab building projects for film, television and theatrical productions, haunted houses, toy or video game productions and theme parks. Their final project is captured in a photo shoot.More info about Special Effects Courses>
Students learn the guidelines that cover the safe handling of materials, instruments and equipment. This course covers the differences between HIV and AIDS and the transmission and prevention of the viruses. p>