Perfecting Your Makeup Kit
This one day workshop teaches you how to master that all important tool of a successful makeup artist’s career; the kit. Learn from working makeup artists what the professionals use in their own kits for a variety of different jobs. Find out what is essential, how and when to purchase items, as well as how to build a kit on a budget and how to work with brands in exchange for product...
Taught by: Lucy Gibson.
This one day workshop teaches you how to master that all important tool of a successful makeup artist’s career; the kit. Learn from working makeup artists what the professionals use in their own kits for a variety of different jobs. Find out what is essential, how and when to purchase items, as well as how to build a kit on a budget and how to work with brands in exchange for product. The class covers everything from the makeup itself, to skincare, brushes and the unexpected essentials found in every top artists kit, as well as storage, maintenance and more. Learn how to make your makeup kit work for you!
The course includes:
- Essentials for every kit
- How to downsize your kit
- Mixing products/Multi-use products
- De-potting and palettes
- Where to buy
- Pro artist discounts
- Working with PRs for complimentary product
- Kit organisation and storage
- Travelling with your kit
- Kit maintenance, cleanliness and hygiene
- How to set up and work from your kit efficiently
- Using your kit on set
- Grooming essentials, nails, hair kits and other added extras
- Makeup artist kit secret weapons!
This course is suitable for both aspiring and more seasoned makeup artists working in the world of bridal, commercial, fashion and celebrity makeup. You should have an interest in the subject area and a desire to learn but no previous experience is required.
Your course place is confirmed once you have booked online or via the phone using a credit or debit card. There is no deadline for booking. Places are offered on a first come, first served basis, and all courses have a maximum number of students. We suggest you book early to avoid disappointment.
As part of your course, you will receive an invite to a MAC Cosmetics discount shopping session which will enable you to purchase MAC products at discounted price. The shopping session may take place either during your course or in some cases the following week or weekend.
Lucy Gibson’s makeup work spans the fashion, celebrity and commercial industries, where she spends a lot of her time working with music artists in particular. Past celebrity clients include the likes of Rita Ora, Haim, Marina and The Diamonds, Katy B, Kelis and many more. Her work has appeared in the pages of Vogue, Tatler, Marie Claire, Wonderland and Dazed and Confused, while commercial clients range from Vivienne Westwood to Nike. So far her career has taken her from backstage at Glastonbury to Moscow’s Red Square, as well as Fashion Weeks in London and Paris where she has assisted the likes of Alex Box and Lucia Pieroni. Lucy also runs the makeup blog for makeup artists at MascaraWars.com and loves having the opportunity to meet and teach the makeup artists of the future at LCF!
Please bring the following items with you to each class:
- Notebook and pen
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