Hands on Workshops allow an exclusive group of dedicated artists to be a part of intense learning with some of the biggest names in our industry in an intimate setting. Each workshop is designed to allow attending artists to listen and learn through demonstration, discussion, coaching and critique via face to face attention from icons and celebrity artists allowing you to advance your artistry and career.
Please note: Hands-On Workshop registration is in addition to your show ticket price.
Registrants must provide their own makeup brushes; all makeup & additional supplies will be provided.
All Hands-On-Workshops are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Bridal Makeup: A Beautiful Business: Kevin James Bennett, Studio 1, 10:00am-1:00pm – $140
Level: Intermediate to advanced- SOLD OUT
Bridal makeup artists require a specific skill set to realize success in this extremely lucrative section of the beauty industry. Your artistry and business skills must be on-point. This three-hour, hands-on, bridal boot-camp presents real-world solutions to maximize your earning potential, as I teach you how to become a leader in your bridal market. We’ll discuss marketing, the services you offer, pricing, and the creation of beautiful Bridal Makeup. We’ll cover classic bridal looks, theme weddings, and current bridal trends. I’ll show you techniques and tricks to elevate your bride’s appearance and bulletproof their makeup, so EVERY picture looks fantastic. Let me show you how to provide exceptional services on the most important day of a bride’s life – and how to take those skills to the bank!
Emphasis Eyes: Yvonne MacInnis, Studio 2, 10:30am-1:30pm – $140
The application an artist decides to emphasis the eyes can make all the difference. In this hands-on workshop, we will explore the use of color, texture, and placement in creating shapes and illusions with multiple product options. We will discuss product options and the role they play in perfecting application. Learn techniques for lining and defining, understand the power of depth and volume, and explore the relationship between brow, lash and every area of the eye. Whether you are just starting out or elevating your makeup to the next level, this workshop will have you designing and applying a perfect eye for every occasion.
Makeup for Photography: Lijha Stewart, Studio 1, 1:30pm-4:30pm – $140
Level: Intermediate to advanced
For anyone working in any print medium including bridal, editorial, head shot or other print work you will review what is involved in creating flawless beauty makeup for photography. This class is designed to help you better understand the details that allow a makeup to be camera ready. Learn techniques required to transform makeup for photography and the products and tools that can be used, and explore the precision required for photographic applications.
Fundamentals of Complexion and Contour: Bethany Townes, Studio 2, 2:00pm-5:00pm – $140
In this intensive hands-on workshop, we will look at one of the most important aspects of any application in achieving the perfect foundation. We will explore how product can be manipulated by an artist to attain any desired coverage and texture and the importance of color theory, color matching, correction and coverage in creating flawless foundation. We will discern the decision making process and the why and when in choosing liquid, crème and powder formulations. In the hands-on portion, you will be challenged to color match multiple clients and correctly apply three different formulas of foundation to achieve desired coverage. This workshop is ideal for a beginning makeup artist or artist who wants to explore the building blocks of a beautiful application.