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Learn how to create clever illusionary face paints with Mimi Choi (@mimles)! Choi will demonstrate her iconic Instagram make-up illusions that have made people question their vision. Without the use of prosthetics, discover how Choi achieves impactful illusions using the techniques of stark contouring and highlighting.
Award-winning make-up artist Siân Richards shows you how to break the rules to get the look you desire. Color by numbers has become the way in make-up since the onset of Instagram. Richards shows you how to elevate your artistry by doing it your way!
A make-up artist’s perspective on color and texture, creative approach and execution are all key factors in having your work recognized. Jon Hennessey’s behind-the-scenes and in front of the camera work has taken him all over the world. In this class, Hennessey will share some of his ideas about color, texture and shape.
Beauty | Club Kid
Observe as two-time Emmy Award-winner Todd McIntosh reveals his skills and techniques when creating a beauty and a 1980’s club kid make-up art. McIntosh will present his look on two models, utilizing the diversity of Poise Makeup Professional.
You will have the best seat in the house as Make Up For Ever’s pro educator, Nick Lujan, brings life to an artistic/beauty make-up from the ground up. This seminar will detail techniques that elevate your eyes, highlighting the importance of formulation, effective use of texture, balance and symmetry, and color theory.
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Discover the varied uses of Dermaflage, the breakthrough brand used by the world’s top artists. Watch as Zabrina Matiru creates an unexpected character with three dimensional elements and demonstrates the convergence of beauty and SFX. Dermaflage is the first cosmetic that looks like real skin, a topical silicone filler that fills and conceals recessed skin imperfections like scars and frown lines. Matiru will use various techniques and products such as FastFX and Dimension to show how the Dermaflage line can help make you a better artist in today’s competitive make-up industry.
Watch as the stars of tomorrow face off in the student make-up competition. Models will present the final make-up creations of make-up students, who are competing for cash and prizes. The 2017 character/prosthetic theme is Guardians of the Galaxy.
Members of the make-up team from the famed TV show Buffy the Vampire Slayer sit down with Michael Key, publisher of Make-Up Artist magazine and producer of IMATS, for an exciting reunion and discussion panel. Key will be joined by Todd McIntosh, Thomas Surprenant and David De Leon who works frequently with actress Sarah Michelle Gellar.
An exploration of turning the face into a blank canvas to create a facial sculpture. Using make-up as a contributing partner as opposed to the sole vehicle, make-up artist Lyle Reimer will discuss how he finds inspiration and how you can build a “mixed media make-up” with a simple concept.
Roque Cozzette will discuss and demonstrate how to create vivid color for photography. He will explain the use and placement of color and product, including highlighting and contouring, while using Cozzette Brushes and Infinite Eyeshadows. In addition he will demonstrate the integration of color mixology and how the layering process can elevate your make-up looks. He will also discuss etiquette and relationship-building with photographers to ensure that what you see is what you get, going into great detail about creating with intention, selecting the right brush and product to create the best photo payoff.
An in-depth discussion and demonstration regarding high-fashion and make-up design. The audience will learn about techniques, products and tools used by Hung to create his signature looks. He will also walk you through conceiving and applying his final design on a model.
Thomas Surprenant will demonstrate techniques for creating a likeness of musician Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein of the Misfits.
Unpredictable weather can take a toll on your beauty routine, particularly on your skin and make-up. Foundation can wear off, eye shadows crease and blush can fade to nothing by lunchtime. Join Temptu and discover how to simplify your daily beauty routine using just one tool, while ensuring your make-up (and hair!) remains beautiful come rain or shine. Learn to create the perfect canvas with long-wear, water and transfer-resistant make-up—no powders or setting sprays needed! Brave the elements with Temptu as we show you how to create and ensure an all-day, all-weather look.
Watch as the stars of tomorrow face off in the student make-up competition. Models will present the final make-up creations of make-up students, who are competing for cash and prizes. The 2017 beauty/fantasy category theme is International Beauty.
Make-Up Artist magazine’s publisher, Michael Key, sits down with make-up artists from the sets of popular CW shows including The 100, Arrow and The Flash. The exciting panel discussion will include rare behind-the-scenes insight into the challenges each make-up department faces—and the creative solutions they use to overcome them.