Rockwell on the River – 3057 N Rockwell St
Chicago, IL 60618
Saturday, November 16, 2024 – 9:00AM-5:00PM
Sunday, November 17, 2024 – 9:00AM-5:00PM
The Makeup Show offers several different types of education including Main Stage Presentations, IN The Studio Workshops, Seminar Stages and Demo Stage. Please check below for our education schedules. More updates coming soon.
Learn from legendary artists making an impact on our industry’s past, present and future at our live Main Stage. The Main Stage is a must for the attendees who want to learn how to advance their own artistry and career.
*Main Stage presentations are live and included in your show ticket.
Main Stage announcement coming soon
The Makeup Show IN the Studio classes provides an educational experience to artists of all levels to help refine their makeup skills and elevate their artistry and career in an intimate setting. Each class allows attendees to listen and learn through demonstration, coaching, discussion and practice hands-on while receiving informative feedback from their instructor. During the session registrants have the option to either create a makeup look on them-selves or to bring a model into the class after the first hour. The model will need to have a show ticket to enter the class. If the model wishes to enter the show floor they will need to have a show ticket.
*IN the Studio attendees must bring their own brush set, all other products supplied.
*IN the Studio registration is in addition to your show ticket. You will have the option to register for a class when you purchase your show ticket.
The Ultimate Skin Designer
Studio 1: Friday, November 15, 2024 – 10:00am-2:00pm – $165
Class Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Danessa Myricks – World-renowned Makeup Artist, Educator, Photographer and Brand Owner
When it comes to complexion there is definitely no “One size fits all” approach. There are so many considerations to take into account like skin tone, skin type, skin imperfections and taste, just to name a few.
Join Danessa for this intimate live session where she answers all your questions about strategically designing complexion for every skin type and occasion. During this exclusive, interactive session, Danessa will demonstrate a variety of complexion techniques including managing texture, designing natural bulletproof matte skin, color correction, and the strategic layering of textures and finishes to create the most natural, multi-dimensional skin.
- Building your texture tool kit
- The power of underpainting
- Strategically customizing glow
- Shape shifting features using radiance
- Minimizing texture while amplifying glow
- Glow and the Power of 3
The Basics and Business of Bridal
Studio 1 – Friday, November 15, 2024 – 2:30pm-5:30pm – $145
The Bridal makeup artist has their own special set of required skills in matters of business and makeup application. In this lucrative but crowded field finding ways to separate yourself from other artists in your area can be the difference between success and failure. In this hands-on workshop, we will discuss some easy ways to make more money and be more organized in building your bridal business. In the makeup aspect of this workshop, you will see examples of how you can elevate bridal makeup to an editorial beauty level and achieve notoriety in your own market as well as the knowledge to make a woman look wonderful on the most important day in her life. The presenter will lead you through your own application and help you develop techniques for makeup in high intensity situations that range from romantic and classic to more modern looks.
Glam & Go: Techniques for the Business of Glamour
Studio 1 – Saturday, November 16, 9:30am-12:30pm – $145
Class Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Whether your work is with celebrities, for award ceremonies, or everyday women, red carpet beauty will help your understanding and execution of special event makeup. Watch and learn the secrets to creating long lasting makeup and ensuring it will be flawless for photo, video and in person. Get hands on practice using these essential techniques used by celebrity artists to develop their signature looks.
Understanding Color Theory & Color Correction
Studio 1: Saturday, November 16, 2024 – 1:00pm-4:00pm – $145
Class Level: Beginner
Theory is used to allow us to understand how colors react to each other and how our eyes see that reaction. This reaction is the basis of all make up design. Color theory applied in beauty make up lets us enhance certain features like eye color, make educated choices to correct discoloration in the skin tone or skin imperfections, and helps with issues like under eye darkness. In more advanced or avant garde make up designs, color theory will help you create a unique and impactful end result. In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to make your own foundations, customize colors to design the best looks for your clients, and develop your eye to see how color theory applies to all aspects of your work.
The Business of Beauty Sessions – A series of lectures with Master Artists and Industry Experts designed to engage with you personally. Listen and learn from the best in the business as they bring you through an intimate seminar style class with a variety of content to elevate your artistry, brand, and career through discussion and participation. A demonstration for the session may be provided. Designed for those working in the beauty industry and wanting to delve deeper into the business aspect.
These sessions are in-depth information on the topic, but without the hands-on segment.
*Please note, this is not a hands-on class. A demo may be provided, and attendees will observe and participate in all sessions. Business of Beauty Sessions are in addition to your show ticket. You will have the option to register for a session when you purchase your show ticket.
Natural Glamour Makeup for Mature Clients
Studio 2: Sunday, November 17, 2024 – 10:00am-11:00am – $40
Learn how to comprehensively understand every client’s unique needs no matter what stage of life. Having the knowledge and skill set to make every client feel beautiful is essential. In this session you’ll learn how to identify the specific needs of aging skin as well as enhance, eyes, and lips for mature clients. Leave feeling confident knowing you can make any client in your chair feel gorgeous.
Working with a Brand
Studio 2: Sunday, November 17, 2024 – 11:15am-12:15pm – $40
Seeking prospective work and landing it can be tough enough. In beauty industry, where you are constantly networking with potential employers, prospective clients, and possible agents you need to know how to succeed in even the most harrowing situations. Building a relationship with a brand can be a great way to launch a career or create more work but separating yourself from the fray can feel difficult. In this session we will determine who you need to reach out to, how you can create a better network, what you need to land lucrative contracts and rewarding relationships with the best in the business.
Kit Building 101: Building a Professional Kit – James Vincent
Studio 2: Sunday, November 17, 2024 – 12:30pm-1:30pm – $40
Makeup Artist James Vincent presents his most popular event with this Kit Focus Seminar. Whether you are a veteran in the industry or just beginning to build your makeup kit, James will share the secrets to organization and efficiency that will save you money, time, and a bad back. James will be exploring how to make the most out of what you have while bringing the least amount of makeup to salon or set. We will breakdown the basics of a pro kit as well as explore some of the product must haves for every pro.
Media Frenzy: Makeup, Marketing and More
Studio 2: Sunday, November 17, 2024 – 2:00pm-3:00pm – $40
In today’s world, a great makeup application is never enough. You’ll need to understand not only how to design and apply a beautiful makeup, but how it will be captured by the camera as well as how you can use the image to market and promote yourself. In this hands-on workshop, our presenters will share their insights on being a makeup artist with influence. This will be presented while bringing you through their process for completing a makeup look, making decisions about how, why and where to post it and shows you how you can use your phone to capture makeup and behind the scenes moments to build your own social media platforms that have impact and authenticity.
Studio 2: Sunday, November 17, 2024 – 3:15pm-4:15pm – $40
Thanks to our obsession with social media, the demand for perfect skin is at an all-time high. Skincare for the Working Makeup Artist is a career essential. This session is your guide to elevating your makeup artistry and increasing your value through skincare education, tips, techniques and products. Go beyond makeup artistry by adding this invaluable skill set to your kit. The “must-attend” class will equip you with information and expertise that will amplify your artistry and establish a point of difference between you and your competition. Skincare education and makeup application go hand-in-hand. This session will transform your artistry.
Experience our stages created for artists to learn the new trends for the season and the techniques from Airbrush, Beauty, FX and Body Art. These seminars are presented by our sponsors and exhibitors along with the biggest artists in the business.
*Seminars are complimentary events and are included in admission to The Makeup Show.
Seminar Stage will be announced soon
This specifically designed area offers a demo stage for artists to be introduced to new product, practice and improve their makeup skills. Touch it. Try it. Chart it. Apply it. Photograph it.
*Demo Stage entrance is included in your show ticket.
Demo Stage will be announced soon.