Have you ever wondered how lighting works in the world of make-up? Have you ever dreamed of working in the movies, TV or film? Are you worried that you may look foolish on a production set because your work isn’t photographing correctly? Lighting is the key element that can define our work. If you answered yes, this class is for you!
Welcome to the Lighting for Makeup Artists101© workshop, by two-time Emmy-nominated make-up artist Sara Seidman Vance. Lighting for Makeup Artists101© is designed for anyone who wants to understand the core values behind lighting technology both on set and on location.
Price: £225.00 – Tickets available HERE!
MUAM Pro-Card Member Price: £180.00
Spaces is limited to 16 students only.
In this class you will learn:
-How correct lighting works to filter and create the perfect balance in make-up.
-How to be able to determine how your make-up will appear under different lighting circumstances.
-How to be able to interact with the Director of Photography or Lighting Designer with confidence.
What to Bring:
-All students are requested kindly to arrive without wearing any make-up products, as you will all be working on each other. All students must have basic make-up skills.
-Full make-up and skin prep kit – foundations and highlighters for global skin tones (foundation palettes are great!).
-Make-up brushes and brush cleaner.
Lighting provided by The Makeup Light
Note: All attendees will be required to sign a non-discloser agreement in order to attend this class.
Get ready to break the rules with Kat Von D Beauty’s bridal expert Tara Buenrostro. Join Tara as she shares 14 years of artistry experience from behind the veil—using high-performance products to enhance your bride’s beauty on her big day. Learn application techniques for the best photos and how to select the best products for kiss-proof, tear-proof and transfer-proof looks that’ll last.
In this class you will learn:
• Application techniques for timeless bridal looks that are anything but boring
• Photography-friendly tips for day or night weddings
• How to select long-wear, waterproof products that’ll last through kisses, cocktails and cake
BYOB: Please bring your own brushes! Attendees will receive a gift bag with a selection of Tara’s favorite products used during the class.
Price: £150.00 – Tickets available HERE!
MUAM Pro-Card Member Price: £120.00
Spaces are limited to 40 students only.
This class is a journey through Lan Nguyen-Grealis’ experience that spans over 14 years and encapsulates her passion and self-discovery in all areas of the industry of fashion, TV, beauty and shows. With a history in art, fashion design and photography, Nguyen-Grealis will demonstrate the importance of collaboration and art direction, which are needed to succeed in a working environment. The class also explores the development of make-up in design with a relevance to understanding art and making it commercially on trend.
100 seats available
Price: £120.00 – Tickets available HERE!
MUAM Pro-Card Member Price: £96.00
Make-Up Artist magazine Pro-Card members receive 20% off all master classes. Become a MUAM Pro Card Member!
Roque Cozzette and Fidel Gonzales present a dynamic experience of what it’s like to take complete control of your career through self-empowerment, life experience and technology. This will be a live-action photoshoot covering the understanding of the power of intentions, how to align with the portfolio of your dreams, creating on-set expectations and industry etiquette.
Both artists are freelance make-up artists and entrepreneurs and will demonstrate their personal take on beauty and explain the why, how and when of real expectations that make a cohesive team and branding. The seminar finale will end with each artist creating make-up designs and a live photoshoot.
Attend this once-in-a-lifetime seminar and receive knowledge to enhance your career and life. This is a rare opportunity to view multiple artists moving in unison to create an overall captivating experience.
Price: £90.00* – Tickets available HERE!
MUAM Pro-Card Member Price: £72.00* ( 20% discount)
Seats available: 150
Join other professional make-up artists for a preview of IMATS London! This exclusive event is for Make-Up Artist magazine Pro-Card holders only. From 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 18, you can shop leisurely (exhibitors are reserving products and offering deals) and network.
Throughout the weekend, other Make-Up Artist Pro-Card perks include front-of-the-line service, preferred classroom seating and pro-only discounts from participating exhibitors.
To attend, you must visit the IMATS London tickets page and enter your Pro-Card information to register. Tickets for this event will not be sold at the door.
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. Choi will also be available for a Q&A in the APEX Room at 10:45 a.m.
Don’t miss this chance to see history in the making at IMATS London! This discussion will feature prosthetic make-up supervisor David Malinowski —who will talk with Make-Up Artist magazine’s publisher Michael Key about the artistry and collaboration behind Darkest Hour’s Winston Churchill make-up on Gary Oldman. (Get your copy of Make-Up Artist magazine, Issues 129 and 130, for more on the iconic transformation.)
Experience make-up artistry like you’ve never seen it before: Witness Kat Von D Beauty’s avant-garde artist, Kelseyanna Fitzpatrick, as she takes Kat’s latest brow innovation to new levels, using Kat Von D 24-Hour Super Brow Long-Wear Pomade to transform her model into a living art piece.
Emily Clayton will create one of her signature punk beauty looks in the Make-Up Artist magazine booth (#417). Stop by the booth to get a close-up look at her process. You can also see her work featured in Make-Up Artist magazine Issue 129.
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.
Emmy Award-winning make-up artist Thomas Surprenant will create a live transformation inspired by a famous technique used by director Rouben Mamoulian and DP Karl Struss in the 1931 film Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. Using contrasting colored lighting gels and contouring make-up, Surprenant will demonstrate how to accomplish this in-camera effect, unique to black and white film.
A demonstration of the latest development from the success of her book Art & Makeup, Lan Nguyen-Grealis gives a sneak preview of current projects and talks about her new book Colour with Makeup. Her love of art and illustration moves forward to art and crafts with the use of editorial and fashion skills to talk about details that get the creative juices going. A fun new way of developing your skill and self-motivation to create.
Book Signing: Lan Nguyen-Grealis will be available for a signing of Art & Makeup directly after this class (12:10-1:00 pm), in booth #417. Don’t forget to pick up your copy at the Make-Up Artist magazine booth #417.
Focusing on highlight and contouring, Danny Defreitas will take you through his key techniques in making the rich and famous glow on the red carpet. He will discuss his favorite products and how to make each look highly individual, without compromising the clients desired look. Heavily influenced by the arts, theatre and media industries, his speedy expertise always aims to not only deliver client expectations but exceed them.
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. You can also see this demonstration’s progress throughout the day at the Make-Up Artist magazine booth (#417).
Steffanie Strazzere takes make-up to new levels with a fresh approach to texture, taking notes from nature and transforming her inspirations into wearable works of art. From New York Fashion Week to Vogue Italia to Nylon, Strazzere has demonstrated her exceptional ability to bring editorial and special effects looks to life using different make-up textures. With 14 years of industry experience, Strazzere sculpts, corrects and perfects her way to a hauntingly beautiful look!
Introducing Rodial’s iconic collection of sculpting essentials. Jon Rummins, Head of Education, will demonstrate how to create Rodial’s signature flawlessly sculpted glow using cult-favorite compacts, while sharing insider tips and tricks. From Banana to Contour, Rummins will show you how to structure and blend the super soft, finely milled powers to create everything from a light, natural contour to a fully defined and sculpted face.
Make-Up Artist magazine’s publisher, Michael Key, sits down with BAFTA-nominated sculptor Mike Hill, whose credits include The Shape of Water, The Wolfman, Men in Black 3 and American Horror Story.
Einat Dan will present her new passion for face accessories! She will use many bling bling materials she designed to create a rich look that could be in the top fashion magazines, runway shows or any explosive event. This class includes beauty/fashion make-up techniques and use of rich materials created by Dan herself.
Denise and Janice Tunnell will host a discussion on “clean beauty” for women of color, drawing on their experiences as make-up artists for film and TV. The sisters will cover everything from skincare, products, color correction and more.
A look at current make-up trends for eyes, complexion and lips while showcasing UD must-have products and pro hacks.
Join Kat’s complexion guru, Leah Carmichael, as she brushes and blends to perfection with the complete Lock It collection. Armed with 15 years of experience, Carmichael shares all her secrets for creating a flawless face and brows with an exclusive look at Kat Von D Beauty’s new Brow Collection. Three unique products, three distinct looks and an unparalleled shade range—the new lineup will change your brow game for good.
Make-Up Artist magazine writer Joe Nazzaro will sit down with BAFTA member and nominee Donald Mowat to discuss his remarkable career of over 90 films, including Blade Runner 2049, Sicario and The Fighter.
Derrick Rutledge, longtime make-up artist for Oprah Winfrey, will be available for a signing of Make-Up Artist magazine (Issue 131) in booth #417. Don’t forget to pick up your copy!
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 2018 character/prosthetic theme is Victorian Emporium. Both character and beauty competitions are broadcast on Facebook Live and have a behind the scenes interview prior to the show as well as a post show interview.
Make up Factory is giving everyone the chance to put their make-up talent to the test – whether pro, semi-pro or creative newcomer.
Come check out the five best looks by our finalists in The Next Make Up Artist contest. The finalists will be working on their last challenge throughout the day at the Make up Factory booth #517. Winners will be announced in the Apex Room. Who will the jury choose? Who will bag the main prize of €10,000?
The winner can look forward to a professional photo shoot of their work for a global marketing campaign with Make up Factory that will appear in 46 countries, complete with the winner’s signature. To top it all off, they’ll also enjoy a unique Make up Factory product flat rate worth €5,000.
Make-Up Artist magazine’s publisher, Michael Key, will delve into the mind of Emmy-winning make-up artist Craig Reardon at IMATS London.
Transforming vision into reality is one of the many roles of a make-up artist. Kate Walker invites you to develop optimal skin-preparation techniques for a flawless finish, enabling you to correct rather than conceal and to enhance your client’s natural beauty. Inclusive of gender, skin type and skin tone, the importance of bridal confidence remains true.
This class will focus on Celebrity Makeup Artist Patrick Ta’s technique on creating a wearable eye look with a soft wash of color and a glossy finish.
Mona Turnbull will perform an Amphibian Man body-painting demonstration inspired by the Oscar-winning film The Shape of Water. During this year’s BAFTA film awards, Turnbull’s make-up and a Cirque du Soleil performance wowed audiences. Stop by the Make-Up Artist magazine booth (#417) to see Turnbull’s process in person.
Come learn about airbrush technique. Discover how to use stencil for flora drawing. This is an airbrush make-up and body painting class for all levels of make-up artists.
With a 27-year background in beauty—and a broad range of experience including TV, fashion, media and editorial—Jane Richardson now helps to communicate the artistic direction for make-up brand Nars Cosmetics. Richardson will take you through her experiences as a business owner, freelancer and now contracted artist—charting her highs and lows, touching on what it is to be an artist today and highlighting what you need to succeed.
Get a preview of what will be coming up in Steve Johnson’s next book—Rubberhead: Volume II—and relive the glory days of Johnson’s XFX shop.
Join character designer and sculptor Don Lanning for an hour of photos, stories and Q&A.
Big concept scenes in film and TV call for crowds of characters and creatures. Take a few simple generic silicone appliances and let them guide you into creating a memorable character with efficient pro tips and finishing tricks.
Join M.A.C.’s director of make-up artistry, Terry Barber, and their senior make-up artist team and explore high fashion beauty trends! Drawing inspiration from the runway, Barber and team will take you through art of the backstage and beauty story-telling.
This class will explore how pigments from Kryolan’s extensive range can be used in interesting ways. From body art to beauty, the team will focus on colors and textures including the new releases Pure Pigments Metallic and Holographic Pigment. Watch as they explain and demonstrate the endless possibilities with these stunning products.
Patricia L. Terry and Gary Christensen bring more than 50 combined years of theatrical experience, education at the college and university level, a love of literature and film—and Christensen’s theatrical make-up work—to their book, Leading Ladies of Makeup Effects.
The panel will feature female make-up artists who are profiled in the book, which includes empowering themes like building a career, staying power and fighting stereotypes.
Book Signing: Panel members will be available for a signing of Leading Ladies of Makeup Effects directly after the panel discussion (2:45-3:45 pm), in the Apex Room .
Toni Malt will share all her secrets demonstrating editorial beauty looks on ethnic skin. Watch her create a modern look from a recent beauty editorial she shot for Vogue. Look forward to learning the secrets of working with ethnic skin—and pick up techniques that will take your career to new highs in the editorial world.
Understanding how intentions, colors and textures create powerful images.
During Roque Cozzette’s interactive seminar where make-up meets self-awareness, he will focus the attention on advanced make-up application techniques that enhances shape, creating the illusion of light and shadow on beautifully perfected skin. Cozzette will demonstrate how to create vivid color through the eyes of color theory for beauty make-up and photography. In addition, he will demonstrate the integration of make-up mixology and how the layering process can elevate your craft. Cozzette will include in his talk the importance of etiquette and relationship-building to ensure client retention, going into detail about creating with the intention on selecting the best path to attract the abundance you deserve.
Join Neill Gorton and the ‘A’ team from Millennium FX as they apply color, hair and more to three very different characters. Each look will demonstrate different approaches, materials and techniques used to breathe life and color into prosthetic make-up creations.
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 2018 beauty/fantasy category theme is Wildwood Warrior. Both character and beauty competitions are broadcast on Facebook Live and have a behind the scenes interview prior to the show as well as a post show interview.
How often have you gone on set having created an amazing make-up only to find that the director of photography has lit the room and not the actor? For Siân Richards, it has happened a million times. So much so that she now often paints light into the skin to counterpoint it. This is a vital skill to have and in particular when you are working with darker skin tones.
For those of you who know Richard’s work, you know that she is well versed in creating make-ups on darker skin tones and in the wake of having situations like this to solve. She wants to enable you to elevate your artistry and cross over into the light!
She will be using her new 4K Longwear Creme and 4K Lipwear Palettes to demonstrate this.
The bare-face, “no make-up” trend has never been more popular. Known for her clean, fresh editorial and advertising make-up, Sarah Jagger demonstrates the difference between commercial and editorial platforms, as well as how to adapt to variations in lighting.