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Specialty Classes

Specialty Classes are available for individual enrollment and easy to enroll in. All ages accepted and experience is not necessary. Training certificates are issued upon completion. Click on the course image below to learn more:​

 

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Sculpting the Human Face

SCULPTING THE HUMAN FACE WITH THOMAS SURPRENANT – 13 HOURS (3-DAY PROGRAM)

Open to all ages – Space is limited – All Supplies included – Ideal for those with weekday obligations!

Overview:

Special Schedule: Thurs & Fri Evening and all day Saturday

Instructed by Emmy Award winning MUA Thomas Surprenant!

Students will learn the skills, techniques and tools for sculpting the human face with clay while learning the fundamentals of facial structural anatomy. This class provides essential knowledge and is a precursor for special fx prosthetic fabrication, part of the process of creating a total character transformation. Sculpting clay and sculpting tools are included for in class use. Students will take home their face sculpture.

Supplies needed: Sketch pad and drawing pencils. Any supplemental sculpting tools are optional, but bring them if you have them.

Eligible for AofM Certificate Program graduate discount.

Please contact us for more information.

Schedule:

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Drag King Makeup

DRAG KING MAKEUP WITH THOMAS SURPRENANT

Open to all ages! – Space is limited – All Supplies included

Overview:

Tips, tricks, and demonstration of the art of drag KING makeup transformation.

Instructed by Emmy Award winning MUA Thomas Surprenant!

Learn the art of realistic transformation! This class includes skills in makeup and hair application. Course will include restructuring the face by retexturing the skin, altering the face and features with proper use of highlight and contour, and application and removal of realistic facial hair. Hair application will include a moustache, beard, and 3 dimensional facial stubble with some freedom to create your own hair design. All skills useful for pro stage, film & TV production character makeup.

Eligible for AofM Certificate Program graduate discount.

What’s included:

  • Photo shoot
  • Full res digital image files from the photo shoot
  • Supplies

What to bring:

A model

Please contact us for more information.

Schedule:

TBA

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Bridal Makeup Marketing Class

BRIDAL MAKEUP & MARKETING

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Cosmetologists and Estheticians Welcome – Space is Limited

The Art of Makeup is excited to announce a ONE DAY workshop with special guest instructor, Christina Braun, focused on working in the bridal industry.

Bridal Makeup & Marketing will help you learn how to start your own bridal makeup artistry career.
Overview:
The bridal industry gives makeup artists the opportunity to have a long lasting, lucrative, and exciting career working at beautiful locations, sometimes worldwide! The bridal industry provides the opportunity for makeup artists to make a living no matter where they live. Learn how to achieve the most popular bridal looks while learning the most effective marketing strategies, job resources, contracts, and rate negotiation. Build your kit with the best bridal makeup products, and learn what to give brides in their wedding day emergency kits. To take your bridal makeup career to its full potential, also check out our Airbrush Makeup Course !
Bridal Makeup & Marketing is taught by bridal and fashion makeup artist, Christina Braun, owner of Eyeshine Beauty. You can read more about Christina in our blog here. Christina is excited to help you take your bridal makeup career to its full potential.

Bridal Makeup & Marketing
includes:
  • Sanitation
  • Product knowledge
  • Skin tone matching
  • Creating flawless and glowing skin
  • Highlight and contour
  • Lash application
  • Classic bridal look
  • Vintage bridal look
  • Professional etiquette
  • Understanding lighting
  • Bridal consultations
  • Makeup documentation
  • Rate negotiation and packages
  • Assisting
  • Knowing your market and your worth
  • Branding yourself
  • Website and social media
  • Creating a network with bridal vendors
  • Advertising
  • TFP (Trade For Prints)
  • Contracts and deposits
  • Tax deductions
  • Liability Insurance
  • Hiring Assistants
  • Getting reviews
  • Stocking your bridal makeup kit
  • Creating a Bridal touch-up kit
  • Creating a durable makeup look for camera and in person

Prerequisite: This course is offered to Oregon cosmetologists, estheticians, cosmo or esthi students, or out of state residents. An esthetic license is required to do bridal makeup in Oregon.

Kit needed: Students are required to have their own supplies for in-class use. Please contact us for an itemized list of kit supplies recommended for this class. We also have supplies available for purchase. If you would like to purchase anything from us or have any questions please let us know.
Previous AoM program graduates will likely already have all or most of the supplies needed.

Schedule:

Sept 9, 2018 Sunday 9:00am-6:00pm
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SUMMER MAKEUP CAMP – 21 HOURS (4-DAY PROGRAM)

Open to all ages! – Space is limited

Custom Kit included with tuition.

Overview:

The Art of Makeup’s Summer Makeup Camp is the perfect and low-priced introductory program for those considering makeup artistry as a career or simply to enhance your current skill level. Each of the 4 days is a sampling from 4 of the courses included in the The Master Class Certificate Programs. Each day includes a lecture, demonstration, and hands on application. A Certificate of Training and photos of your work will be provided.

Our hand selected custom kit specifically designed for this program includes some of the same items from our Professional Beauty Makeup Artistry and Out of the Kit FX Kits. Please contact us us for a full list of included items. Supplies can be credited towards kits of future program enrollments.

Topics covered include:

Day 1 Corrective Beauty: Color theory, skin tone matching, highlighting and contouring, and corrective techniques

Day 2 Fashion Makeup: Editorial smoky eyes, perfecting the perfect line in fashion and beauty makeup on eyes, brows and lips

Day 3 Special FX Makeup: Create bruises, cuts, and wounds using a variety of makeup mediums

Day 4 Film & TV Makeup: Using makeup for character development, career genres in makeup artistry

Summer Makeup Camp is for recreational purposes.

KIT NEEDED:

  • Summer Makeup Camp Kit

Schedule:

July 8-11, 2019 Mon-Thurs 10am-4pm
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Advanced Bridal Hairstyling

ADVANCED BRIDAL HAIRSTYLING

Cosmetologists and Estheticians Welcome – Space is Limited

Learn How to Start Your Own Bridal Makeup Artistry Career!

Overview:

This course focuses on advanced techniques in bridal hairstyling. Many cosmetologists maintain expert knowledge and skill in cutting and coloring, but lack the knowledge, techniques and confidence needed to pursue a career in bridal hairstyling. The main focus of this class is to expand on hair styling techniques taught in cosmetology school, and take students to the next level of expertise in bridal hair styles, maximizing skills needed to become a top sought after hair stylist in the bridal industry.

Advanced Bridal Hair includes:

  • Half up curled style
  • Braided Styles (french braid, dutch braid, waterfall braid, 4-strand)
  • The Bridesmaid Up do (a quick sectioning method for a beautiful “messy bun” – cuts down on time)
  • Chignon and French Twist Bridal styles
  • Vintage Bride (victory rolls, structured curls)

Kit needed: Hair Styling Kit
Please contact us for an itemized list of kit supplies needed for this class – available from us or use your own! (previous AoM program graduates will likely already have most of the supplies needed).

Schedule:

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Drag Makeup Class

DRAG MAKEUP

Open to all ages and genders! – Space is limited

Overview:

Tips, tricks, and demonstration of the art of drag QUEEN makeup transformation.

Taught by MAC lead makeup artist, Las Vegas & Los Angeles drag makeup artist and performer, Justin Parker. Justin has over 20 years experience working as a makeup artist, has taught his art of transformation across the country, and has worked for notable on stage performances such as Cirque Du Solei, Las Vegas Fashion Week, and Latin Grammys.

What’s included:

  • Photo shoot
  • Ful res digital image files from the photo shoot

What to bring:

Your own model (preferably male). Makeup kit. Please contact us to find out what supplies are needed.

Schedule:

TBA
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Halloween Horror Makeup

Halloween Horror Makeup!

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Halloween Horror Makeup class and photo shoot in the woods!

Open to all ages! – Space is limited

Overview:

Halloween is coming and we’ve got just the class for you!

Instructor Linda Wong will teach several techniques for creating a variety of creepy, spooky, and haunted house horror makeup looks just in time for Halloween. Face painting and 2-dimensional techniques will be included for an inexpensive, yet convincing look to scare all! Each student will get to practice 2 looks on their model. The 2nd look will be photographed in the nearby woods.  No experience necessary. All supplies and digital photo copies of your work included.

Students must bring their own model to practice on. Model needed from 11am – 5pm. There will be a 45 min. lunch break. Fridge and microwave available. Please bring lunch and a water bottle.

Schedule:

Sept 29, 2018 (Saturday 10am-5pm)
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UV Body Painting Class

UV BODY PAINTING

Open to all ages! – Space is limited

Overview:

Demonstration, hand painting techniques, and supplies needed to body paint using UV blacklight glowpaint.

What’s included:

All makeup supplies included for in class use

Photo shoot under blacklights with a professional photographer

Full res digital image files from the photo shoot

What you need: A model, painting brushes if you have them. Everything else is included.

Instructor Linda Wong is a Chicago originated makeup artist, now living in Portland. She worked as the head of the Makeup department for Chicago’s House of Torment, applying haunted house makeup and training her artist team. She also worked for Chicago’s 13th Floor Entertainment Group. Linda specializes in Body Painting, Airbrush and Special FX Makeup.

Schedule:

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Zombie Night

ZOMBIE NIGHT! Makeup After Dark

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Open to all ages! – Space is limited

Overview:

The demonstration, techniques, and supplies needed to create Voodoo Zombies and Walking Dead Zombies using 2 dimensional painting skills and 3 dimensional professional prosthetic makeup applications.

What’s Included:

  • Late night indoor/outdoor photo shoot with photographer (rain or moonshine!)
  • All makeup supplies included for in class use
  • Full res digital image files from the photo shoot

Here’s what you need: A model! Everything else is included. FX makeup and products will be available for purchase but not necessary.

Schedule:

Oct 20, 2018 (Saturday 3pm-10pm)
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