CLASSES

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Makeup Courses and Individual Classes

 

Professional Beauty and Fashion Makeup Artistry Course Description

 

B/F1    Chiaroscuro and the secrets of contouring, and sculpting the face with light and shadow!  

Through color theory and grayscale understanding, students will learn the fundamental techniques of shade placement and blending to create curves and edges on a 2 dimensional surface and a the 3 dimensional surface.  

The understanding of the anatomy of the face is crucial to all makeup creations.  Students learn the basic structures of the face through hands on step by step application using black, white and creating grey culminating in a skeleton effect that is the secret behind contouring effectively and professionally.  

3 hours   $80  Carsten Students and alumni $60

 

B/F2 Foundation techniques, artful application and precise color selection!  One color and three color application.   Color selection made understandable through undertone and shade and practice matching different skin tones will make foundation matching far easier. The effects of layering, mixing and application techniques will be explained and practiced.

3 hours   $80  Carsten Students and alumni $60

 

B/F3 Eyeshadow precision and blending techniques!  Learn the architecture of the eyes and how to perfect and enhance them. This is called “carving out the eye” and “sculpting the eye”.   Eye shapes, product textures, priming techniques for long wear and brush selection and creating perfect brows will be covered extensively.  

3 hours   $80  Carsten Students and alumni $60

 

B/F4 Perfecting the face with foundation, powder, contouring, blush, shadow, brows and lips!  In this class students learn different blush and lip applications and products then  will demonstrate the techniques learned by perfecting a full face with makeup and beginning styling techniques.  Photoshoot #1  Full photoshoot of student work to begin his/her professional portfolio! Photos are provided digitally by email or on a student’s thumb drive.  

3 hours   $80  Carsten Students and alumni $60

 

B/F5 Hollywood Glamour with Cat Eyes!  Perfect the magic of winged eyeliner with a sculpted eye, impeccable brows, contouring and a bold lip.  Photoshoot #2  1940’s pinup/red carpet styling techniques will be shown to complete the look!  Full photoshoot of student work to begin his/her professional portfolio! Photos are provided digitally by email or on a student’s thumb drive.  

3 hours   $80  Carsten Students and alumni $60

 

B/F6 Sultry Smoky Eyes, Nude Lips and Illuminating Highlights!   Perfect bold, dramatic eyes with glowing skin and subtle lips perfect for photoshoots, runway and events.  

Photoshoot #3  Photoshoot styling to complete the look!  Full photoshoot of student work to begin his/her professional portfolio! Photos are provided digitally by email or on a student’s thumb drive.  

3 hours   $80  Carsten Students and alumni $60

 

B/F7 60’s Mod Cut Crease Editorial Makeup!  Learn how to create a dramatic cut crease, bold top and bottom liquid liner, big beautiful lashes and gorgeous brows for this classic and striking makeup look!  Mod styling to complete the look!  Photoshoot #4 Full photoshoot of student work to begin his/her professional portfolio! Photos are provided digitally by email or on a student’s thumb drive.  

3 hours   $80  Carsten Students and alumni $60

 

B/F8 Airbrush Makeup!  Waterproof, smudgeproof, sweatproof, this foundation lasts and lasts!  A must for bridal parties or anytime the makeup needs to stay put!  Learn foundation application, contouring, blush, brows, eyeshadow and lip gloss all with an airbrush!  Photoshoot #5 Full photoshoot of student work to begin his/her professional portfolio! Photos are provided digitally by email or on a student’s thumb drive.

3 hours   $80  Carsten Students and alumni $60  

 

B/F9 Bridal Makeup and Business!  Weddings are a huge money maker for makeup artists.  Learn what to bring, special products to use, popular bridal looks and how to market and maintain your business! Photoshoot #6 Full photoshoot of student work to begin his/her professional portfolio! Photos are provided digitally by email or on a student’s thumb drive.  

3 hours   $80  Carsten Students and alumni $60

 

B/F10 Editorial Avant Garde (Fantasy) Makeup for Print!  Students will select a product to represent through makeup and styling.  Mixed media like gold leaf, rhinestones, feathers, flowers etc will be provided in addition to all makeup and supplies.  The sky’s the limit in this class and students are encouraged to stretch their skills and creativity!   Photoshoot #7 Full photoshoot of student work to begin his/her professional portfolio! Photos are provided digitally by email or on a student’s thumb drive.  

3 hours   $80  Carsten Students and alumni $60

 

B/F11 Drag Makeup! Turn a male face into a superstar drag queen!  Drag is one of the most amazing uses of makeup and while challenging it is fun and encompasses all of the techniques taught in this course at a higher level!  Styling with wigs and head dresses complete the look! Photoshoot #8  Full photoshoot of student work to begin his/her professional portfolio! Photos are provided digitally by email or on a student’s thumb drive.  

3 hours   $80  Carsten Students and alumni $60

 

B/F12 Final Project!  Student lead assignment.  Students must create a look, submit its description in writing or diagramed on a face chart with the look’s inspiration and direction clearly stated.   Project will be assessed based on execution, use of acquired skills, professionalism and final look with styling.  Photoshoot #9 Photos are provided digitally by email or on a student’s thumb drive.  

3 hours   $80  Carsten Students and alumni $60  

At the completion of the Beauty and Fashion Makeup Course students, now Makeup Artists will receive a certificate of completion and be certified with Smoke and Mirrors Makeup Design and eligible for contracted makeup work and representation.

 

Professional Character Makeup for Stage and Screen Course Description

 

C/M1 Makeup for Theatre 1 The effects of distance, lighting and color.

Learn to apply “straight makeup” for the stage so the character’s face is enhanced to suit any size performance area and will “read” properly for the audience.

3 hours   $100  Carsten Students and alumni $75

 

C/M2 Old Age Makeup for Theatre and HD  

With highlights and shadows using cream foundations and powders any face can be transformed into a wrinkled elderly character!  Styling, costume and props complete the creation. While theatre makeup requires a heavy hand and defined contours, HD is the opposite.  Subtly is key.  Learn what reads well on camera and the amazing effects of layered latex! Styling, costume and props complete the creation.  Photoshoot included, digital photos provided through email or can be stored on the student’s flash drive.

3 hours   $100  Carsten Students and alumni $75

 

C/M3 Crepe Hair Beards and Facial Hair

Learn to create realistic beards, goatees, mustaches, sideburns and crazy eyebrows with crepe hair and adhesive!  Styling, costume and props complete the creation.  Photoshoot included, digital photos provided through email or can be stored on the student’s flash drive.

3 hours   $100  Carsten Students and alumni $75

 

C/M4 Blood, Bruises, Burns, Scars and Wounds

Latex, various formulations of blood, makeup and surprisingly simple tricks can make realistic cuts, scabs, burns, bullet holes, boils, you name it!   Styling, costume and props complete the creation.  Photoshoot included, digital photos provided through email or can be stored on the student’s flash drive.

3 hours   $100  Carsten Students and alumni $75

 

C/M5 Zombie Makeup

Create the living dead with makeup and latex! Styling, costume and props complete the creation.  Photoshoot included, digital photos provided through email or can be stored on the student’s flash drive.

3 hours   $100  Carsten Students and alumni $75

 

C/M6 Geisha Makeup

Beautiful design and blending with precision can create the most exquisite geisha! I must for any character makeup artist! Styling, costume and props complete the creation.  Photoshoot included, digital photos provided through email or can be stored on the student’s flash drive.

3 hours   $100  Carsten Students and alumni $75

 

C/M7 1920’s Flapper Makeup and Styling

Travel back in time to speakeasies and silent film! This classic look can be adapted for stage film and editorial photography! Styling, costume and props complete the creation.  Photoshoot included, digital photos provided through email or can be stored on the student’s flash drive.

3 hours   $100  Carsten Students and alumni $75

 

C/M8 Pin Up Makeup and Styling

This quintessential look with bold lips strong eyeliner and perfect brows is a standard of beauty and although historical it’s just as hot today and fun!  Styling, costume and props complete the creation.  Photoshoot included, digital photos provided through email or can be stored on the student’s flash drive.

3 hours   $100  Carsten Students and alumni $75

 

C/M9 Grayscale Makeup Design

Ghostly apparitions or simply a black and white film star stuck in an all color world.  Learn to makeup and paint a character using only black, white and greys.  The effect is truly out of this world! Styling, costume and props complete the creation.  Photoshoot included, digital photos provided through email or can be stored on the student’s flash drive.

3 hours   $100  Carsten Students and alumni $75

 

C/M10 Mermaid Makeup

Transform a land dwelling human into an aquatic masterpiece with body painting, monochromatic contouring, glitter, rhinestones and scaling techniques! Styling, costume and props complete the creation.  Photoshoot included, digital photos provided through email or can be stored on the student’s flash drive.

3 hours   $100  Carsten Students and alumni $75

 

C/M11 Monster Makeup

Create ghastly creatures with bald caps, lots of  latex,  makeup and paint.  Styling, costume and props complete the creation.  Photoshoot included, digital photos provided through email or can be stored on the student’s flash drive.

3 hours   $100  Carsten Students and alumni $75

 

C/M12 Final Project

Flex your trained makeup muscles and creativity and create a character of your choice from head to toe! Students are assessed on design, execution, creativity and technique. Styling, costume and props complete the creation.  Photoshoot included, digital photos provided through email or can be stored on the student’s flash drive.

3 hours   $100  Carsten Students and alumni $75

 

At the completion of the Professional Character Makeup for Stage and Screen Course students, now Makeup Artists will receive a certificate of completion and be certified with Smoke and Mirrors Makeup Design and eligible for contracted makeup work and representation.

 

Tuition includes use of all Smoke and Mirrors set up supplies, makeup, brushes and tools.  

While everything needed is provided, students may bring in personal brushes and products provided they are inspected for proper sanitation by Instructor and indelibly labeled to indicate ownership.  Smoke and Mirrors Makeup Design is not responsible for any lost or stolen property.

 

Professional Beauty and Fashion Makeup Artistry Course

Tuition: $960 payable by cash, credit or check (allow 3-5 days to process)

Carsten Students and Alumni Tuition: $720 payable by cash, credit or check (allow 3-5 days to process)

All tuition is due 7 days before start date.  Class space is limited to ensure one on one attention for all  students.   A $45 nonrefundable deposit is required upon enrollment for the course.

 

Individual classes:

Students may take classes individually as master classes without certification.  All classes will be logged in the student’s file and if all 12 of the course’s classes have been completed they will be eligible for certification after a final project is demonstrated.  

 

Tuition must be paid in full 7 days before scheduled class date. A $25 nonrefundable deposit is required upon enrollment for each individual class.

Carsten Students and Alumni:  

 Tuition must be paid in full 7 days before scheduled class date.  A $25 nonrefundable deposit is required upon enrollment for each individual classes.

All classes are held downstairs on the Carsten Tempe campus

3345 S. Rural Road

Tempe, AZ 85282

 

See calendar for class dates!  

2017 Class Calendar