Monday, January 24, 2011

Upcoming Makeup Courses

The School of Professional Makeup is bringing in the New Year with lots of makeup course offerings to help you kick start your makeup career in 2011. Here's a few to get you started.

Prosthetics w/Foam and Silicone
Prosthetics artists wear many hats; designer, sculptor, mold maker, lab technician, painter and on set makeup artist. These titles utilize many disciplines in order to manifest certain effect and deliver the end product. Holistic training gives the artists not only the technical side of the trade, but the sensitivity and savvy to understand relationships within the crew infrastructure, and to deal professionally and confidently with producers and directors.

This course takes the student to the bare bones of art fundamentals while incorporating the latest materials and technologies. The excitement is in the process. Starting with a brick of clay and finishing with a masterpiece is a truly amazing and rewarding experience.

Starting Feb. 22, 2011, Prosthetics w/Foam and Silicone is an 8 week certificate program that runs Mon-Thurs from 9:30am - 4:00pm.

Makeup Art and Airbrush - The Nucleus of the Industry
Makeup art is and will always be the fundamental element of makeup artistry. There are many approaches to training and there is a plethora of philosophies with regards to techniques. The bottom line is, did the subject look better leaving your chair? Did the facial design meet the requirements of the shoot? Did it make sense to the character, advertisement, or the client in question? Did the makeup artist incorporate corrective makeup techniques with his or her own personal style, while delivering what the shoot wanted? These are important questions and a checklist for solid training.

While creativity is a huge part of an artist's development, it must be coupled with a knowledge of set procedures, corrective makeup techniques and the various industry looks that are common to the actor, the model, the sports anchor, the bride, et al. Understanding and executing the look asked for is one of many elements crucial for the success of a production and the career of the makeup artist.

Starting February 22, 2011, Makeup Art and Airbrush is an 8 week diploma program that runs Mon-Thurs from 9:30am - 4:00pm.

Advanced Airbrush Workshop
The flawless finish that high definition television is now demanding. this advanced method of makeup application has evolved with digital and high definition camera work. With HDTV now in the forefront of broadcasts and film production, makeup and effects executed by airbrush definitely have their advantages. A skilled airbrush artist will process talent at a faster pace. Airbrush opens artists to specific water and silicone based products that cannot be used by traditional application methods. With air being the delivery system of the product, the final outcome is a flawless finish that high definition television now demands.

Starting April 19, 2011, the Advanced Airbrush Workshop is a 1 week certificate program that runs Mon-Fri from 9:30am - 4:00pm.

Be sure to visit our comphrehensive makeup course calendar or call us at 416.603.3332 for more information.

Take charge of your makeup career in 2011!

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