North America's Most Comprehensive Study of Makeup Design
Fashion & Film Makeup
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There are many Makeup Schools that will give you merely the skills to get a job in Fashion Makeup or Makeup for TV and Film. But at New Image College we don’t teach that, we offer you the expertise for a CAREER. We ask that you think bigger, accept the fact that you can become what you want to be. At NIC, we nurture creativity and will mentor you to become the artist you were born to be.

 

From beginning in our fundamentals of makeup course, we will guide through hair styling and design, wedding industry principles, and airbrush techniques.

Throughout this intensive program, students are continually challenged as they enter high fashion, makeup for photography, Stage and Set, and then transition into out-of-kit special effects.

 

After mastering the art film aging, bald caps, injury, scars and more, we will allow your artistic brain to flourish in the Prosthetic Arts course. As a comprehensive understanding of Film Makeup is key to kickstarting a career, we will place your skills to work as you experience first hand on a professional short film project.

Become a Fashion & Film Makeup Artist

There are many Makeup Schools that will give you merely the skills to get a job in Fashion Makeup or Makeup for TV and Film. But at New Image College we don’t teach that, we offer you the expertise for a CAREER. We ask that you think bigger, accept the fact that you can become what you want to be. At NIC, we nurture creativity and will mentor you to become the artist you were born to be.

 

From beginning in our fundamentals of makeup course, we will guide through hair styling and design, wedding industry principles, and airbrush techniques.

Throughout this intensive program, students are continually challenged as they enter high fashion, makeup for photography, Stage and Set, and then transition into out-of-kit special effects.

 

After mastering the art film aging, bald caps, injury, scars and more, we will allow your artistic brain to flourish in the Prosthetic Arts course. As a comprehensive understanding of Film Makeup is key to kickstarting a career, we will place your skills to work as you experience first hand on a professional short film project.

Become a Fashion & Film Makeup Artist

Makeup Fundamentals

Successful makeup artists build their artistic skills on a strong foundation of technical knowledge. Learn to analyze the face, lips, nose and eyes. Create your designs with the tool of face charting and apply shaping, highlighting and contouring techniques.

Wedding Makeup

By this time you are ready to learn how to design wedding makeups that complement different styles, times of day, and cultural traditions. Capitalize on the booming bridal industry by starting your own business!

Advanced Makeup and Photography

Begin to master different styles of makeup, from monochromatic, black and white to drag! In this section, you will create a complete drag look and vie for best “Queen of the Class” award! In addition, you will now begin to develop your professional portfolio with photography shoots for drag, high fashion and actor headshots!

Airbrushing Makeup

Allow your imagination to flow! You will delve into airbrush techniques, focusing on creating looks for chest and face, natural looks, airbrushing with stencils, 3D makeup, and complete character costuming! You’re imagination is only limited by what your mind can create!

Photo Theory

At a photoshoot it is all about the lighting. You will understand how to use lighting to enhance your makeup looks. NIC`s professional photographer will shoot, analyze and strengthen your technical skills!

Hair Design

Makeup is not always just about the face, discover how to utilize hair to give you a professional advantage! Learn professional hair braiding, styling, and backcombing techniques to create the perfect design to bring your makeup look to completion!

Makeup Fundamentals

Successful makeup artists build their artistic skills on a strong foundation of technical knowledge. Learn to analyze the face, lips, nose and eyes. Create your designs with the tool of face charting and apply shaping, highlighting and contouring techniques.

Wedding Makeup

By this time you are ready to learn how to design wedding makeups that complement different styles, times of day, and cultural traditions. Capitalize on the booming bridal industry by starting your own business!

Advanced Makeup and Photography

Begin to master different styles of makeup, from monochromatic, black and white to drag! In this section, you will create a complete drag look and vie for best “Queen of the Class” award! In addition, you will now begin to develop your professional portfolio with photography shoots for drag, high fashion and actor headshots!

Airbrushing Makeup

Allow your imagination to flow! You will delve into airbrush techniques, focusing on creating looks for chest and face, natural looks, airbrushing with stencils, 3D makeup, and complete character costuming! You’re imagination is only limited by what your mind can create!

Photo Theory

At a photoshoot it is all about the lighting. You will understand how to use lighting to enhance your makeup looks. NIC`s professional photographer will shoot, analyze and strengthen your technical skills!

Hair Design

Makeup is not always just about the face, discover how to utilize hair to give you a professional advantage! Learn professional hair braiding, styling, and backcombing techniques to create the perfect design to bring your makeup look to completion!

  

 

 

  

  

High Fashion Editorial

This industry is fast-paced and requires the artist to create specific looks that meet the vision of designers and their campaigns. You will master working under pressure and how to develop extravagant designs that are both accurate to what the designers ordered and artistically expressive. By the end, you will be able to meet deadlines while delivering with elegance.

  

  

Airbrushing & Body Makeup

Everything you see, you will do.

Our prosthetics course is completely hands-on. Everything you see, you will do! Allow your imagination to guide you as you learn life-casting, sculpting and mold-making of ears & teeth, prosthetic painting and application, as well as 3D transfers! This cumulates with an in-depth character creation that will be shot professionally and added to your ongoing portfolio development.

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

  

High Fashion Editorial

This industry is fast-paced and requires the artist to create specific looks that meet the vision of designers and their campaigns. You will master working under pressure and how to develop extravagant designs that are both accurate to what the designers ordered and artistically expressive. By the end, you will be able to meet deadlines while delivering with elegance.

  

 

 

  

  

Airbrushing & Body Makeup

Everything you see, you will do.

Our prosthetics course is completely hands-on. Everything you see, you will do! Allow your imagination to guide you as you learn life-casting, sculpting and mold-making of ears & teeth, prosthetic painting and application, as well as 3D transfers! This cumulates with an in-depth character creation that will be shot professionally and added to your ongoing portfolio development.

Special Effects Fundamentals

Movie makeup effects are an extensive tool in TV and Film industries. At this point, you use the skills you’ve accumulated to create exotic and realistic effects! Have fun experiencing the art of hyper realistic movie makeup like bullet holes, burns, scrapes & cuts, bald caps, beard & fur laying, and aged skin!

High Fashion Runway

This course is designed to simulate the working conditions of a runway event. You will learn how to create detailed face charts, work from an existing design or tear-sheet, and discover the ins and outs of fashion etiquette. The Fashion Industry is limitless, let’s discover how your unique style fits within this ever evolving landscape.

Career Development

At NIC we want you to have a career, not just a job. In this section, you will welcome guest speakers as they host career seminars. Learn first hand how to present yourself for an interview, network with confidence, develop a professional resume and start developing your professional network!

Makeup for Stage & Set

Makeup shapes the way an audience feels toward a character. Learn to define the character with your brush and how to work effectively in these unique, fast-paced, and collaborative environments. You will focus on creating illusions of three-dimensional effects, and to perform subtle transformations that are suitable for high-definition filming.

Make a short film!

Earn an IMDb credit!

As a group you will take part in the production of a short film with New Image Entertainment. We will hire the actors and crew members, you will attend production meetings, breakdown the script, navigate the budget, and work with the director to develop the right character looks! Mold the prosthetics on the actors, and together you will work on set to complete the film and earn an IMDb credit!

Make a short film!

 

Earn an IMDb Credit!
Start your professional resume!

As a group you will take part in the production of a short film with New Image Entertainment. We will hire the actors and crew members, you will attend production meetings, breakdown the script, navigate the budget, and work with the director to develop the right character looks! Mold the prosthetics on the actors, and together you will work on set to complete the film and earn an IMDb credit!

To become part of New Image College is to take the first step toward practically living your dream. Speak to an advisor to create the right education plan for you. 

FAQs

Questions & Answers

When do the programs start?

New Image College has programs that start continuously throughout the year. We understand life can be crazy, so our schedules are designed to be flexible and realistic for the complexities of your life. NIC is particular in the students that we accept, and believe it is important to fill our classes with dedicated and driven professionals.

 

We have new programs starting yearly in January, April, July and September.

 

We advise that you contact a Program & Career Advisor as soon as possible to see if there’s an available start date for you!

Does NIC help with job placement?

Yes!

 

But our goal is not to help you find only a job, but to help uncover opportunities that can craft a career! NIC has one of the highest student success radios in our fields, and our hardworking, dedicated, and caring team is to thank. If you dedicate yourself to our training, we will work tirelessly to help you find the job of your dreams.

What type of job can I get after graduation?

You bet!! Our Fashion and Film Makeup Design program is the most comprehensive course available. After successful graduation, your job opportunities can range from a Freelance Makeup Artist, Beauty Advisor, Cosmetic Retailer, Business Owner, Bridal Event Makeup Artist, Makeup Artist for Photoshoots, Artist for Print and Fashion Shows, Makeup Artist for Film and Television, all levels of an On-set Makeup Artist and Special FX shop Artist.

Where do NIC Students currently work?

Oh ya! New Image College’s students are internationally recognized. We have alumni working world-wide, jobs ranging from business owners, on-set makeup artists for big budget film sets & critically acclaimed indie sets, in SPFX makeup labs for award-winning TV shows, retailing for some of makeup’s leading cosmetic brands and in the Global Fashion and Runway industries. In addition, NIC boasts a successful job board on our web site, offering world-wide job opportunities for our students on a daily basis!

Can I apply to the Makeup Union?

We want you too! In order for you to become the level of makeup artist, as well as the financial salary that goes along with it, we encourage all our alumni to apply for the local makeup unions. NIC’s Fashion and Film Makeup Design diploma, is an amazing tool to be toward your permittee requirements. For further rules and regulations, please refer to IATSE 981 and ACFC web sites.

Do I need a high school diploma?

As per our Government regulations, New Image College requires that you be at least 17 years of age with a high school diploma (or a recognized equivalency exam), or be 19 years of age without one. 

How many days a week do the programs run?

NIC schedules our makeup programs to run two and half days a week.

 

These programs are classified as full-time. In addition, NIC opens it doors for you to use our facilities to gain extra curricular experience, to work with your classmates to enhance your projects and exams, and to continue to develop your skills as an artist.

Is my kit included in the tuition?

Yes,

 

New Image College’s course prices are all inclusive. We do not believe in hiding fees, and in correspondence with our governing laws, work on providing transparent prices. All prices include kit and supply fees.

Do I get real-world film experience?

Yes!

 

Through the course of your your training you will be guaranteed an IMDB credit on a production this is produced by New Image College’s production company, New Image Entertainment. These credits will serve as the basis of your professional resume! Depending on your involvement, work ethic and ability, it is very common for current NIC makeup students and alumni to be utilized in New Image Entertainment film acting productions and other forms of media. If you put yourself out there, you’re possibilities are endless!

Do I have to pay my tuition all at once?

NIC offers a variety of non-interest payment plan options that are available to assist students in obtaining their dream of education. In addition, we are highly experienced in assisting students in applying for government funding. Contact our Program and Career Advisors for further information, and to see the payment plan options available for you.

What's included in my kit?

The kit value for our Fashion and Film Makeup Design program is $5,000.00 Canadian Dollars. NIC is constantly active in revising our makeup kits to improve and maximize your education investment. We invite you to come and have a personal reviewing of your new makeup kit! Please contact our Program and Career Advisors!

 
The makeup kit includes, but are not limited to:

  • Stilazzi Pro Makeup Case
    Royal & Langnickel Brush Set
  • MAC (foundations, liners, concealer palette, gloss, etc.)
  • Makeup For Ever (foundations, powder, mascaras, etc.)
  • NYX (false lashes, eyeshadow palettes, highlight and contour palette, sponges, lipstick palette, liners, etc.)
  • Urban Decay (eyeshadow palettes)
  • Mehron Mask Cover
  • Ben Eye Theatrical Kit
  • Kryolan (sponges, crepe hair, etc.)
  • Iwata Airbrush Gun and Compressor
  • Complete Hair Kit including (mannequin head, combs, brushes, sprays, clips, etc.)
  • Special Effects and Prosthetics products such as: Blood, Bald caps, Foam Pieces, Zombie Palette, clay, etc.

FAQs

Questions & Answers

When do the programs start?

New Image College has programs that start continuously throughout the year. We understand life can be crazy, so our schedules are designed to be flexible and realistic for the complexities of your life. NIC is particular in the students that we accept, and believe it is important to fill our classes with dedicated and driven professionals.

 

We have new programs starting yearly in January, April, July and September.

 

We advise that you contact a Program & Career Advisor as soon as possible to see if there’s an available start date for you!

Does NIC help with job placement?

Yes!

 

But our goal is not to help you find only a job, but to help uncover opportunities that can craft a career! NIC has one of the highest student success radios in our fields, and our hardworking, dedicated, and caring team is to thank. If you dedicate yourself to our training, we will work tirelessly to help you find the job of your dreams.

What type of job can I get after graduation?

You bet!! Our Fashion and Film Makeup Design program is the most comprehensive course available. After successful graduation, your job opportunities can range from a Freelance Makeup Artist, Beauty Advisor, Cosmetic Retailer, Business Owner, Bridal Event Makeup Artist, Makeup Artist for Photoshoots, Artist for Print and Fashion Shows, Makeup Artist for Film and Television, all levels of an On-set Makeup Artist and Special FX shop Artist.

Where do NIC Students currently work?

Oh ya! New Image College’s students are internationally recognized. We have alumni working world-wide, jobs ranging from business owners, on-set makeup artists for big budget film sets & critically acclaimed indie sets, in SPFX makeup labs for award-winning TV shows, retailing for some of makeup’s leading cosmetic brands and in the Global Fashion and Runway industries. In addition, NIC boasts a successful job board on our web site, offering world-wide job opportunities for our students on a daily basis!

Can I apply to the Makeup Union?

We want you too! In order for you to become the level of makeup artist, as well as the financial salary that goes along with it, we encourage all our alumni to apply for the local makeup unions. NIC’s Fashion and Film Makeup Design diploma, is an amazing tool to be toward your permittee requirements. For further rules and regulations, please refer to IATSE 981 and ACFC web sites.

Do I need a high school diploma?

As per our Government regulations, New Image College requires that you be at least 17 years of age with a high school diploma (or a recognized equivalency exam), or be 19 years of age without one. 

How many days a week do the programs run?

NIC schedules our makeup programs to run two and half days a week.

 

These programs are classified as full-time. In addition, NIC opens it doors for you to use our facilities to gain extra curricular experience, to work with your classmates to enhance your projects and exams, and to continue to develop your skills as an artist.

Is my kit included in the tuition?

Yes,

 

New Image College’s course prices are all inclusive. We do not believe in hiding fees, and in correspondence with our governing laws, work on providing transparent prices. All prices include kit and supply fees.

Do I get real-world film experience?

Yes!

 

Through the course of your your training you will be guaranteed an IMDB credit on a production this is produced by New Image College’s production company, New Image Entertainment. These credits will serve as the basis of your professional resume! Depending on your involvement, work ethic and ability, it is very common for current NIC makeup students and alumni to be utilized in New Image Entertainment film acting productions and other forms of media. If you put yourself out there, you’re possibilities are endless!

Do I have to pay my tuition all at once?

NIC offers a variety of non-interest payment plan options that are available to assist students in obtaining their dream of education. In addition, we are highly experienced in assisting students in applying for government funding. Contact our Program and Career Advisors for further information, and to see the payment plan options available for you.

What's included in my kit?

The kit value for our Fashion and Film Makeup Design program is $5,000.00 Canadian Dollars. NIC is constantly active in revising our makeup kits to improve and maximize your education investment. We invite you to come and have a personal reviewing of your new makeup kit! Please contact our Program and Career Advisors!

 
The makeup kit includes, but are not limited to:

  • Stilazzi Pro Makeup Case
    Royal & Langnickel Brush Set
  • MAC (foundations, liners, concealer palette, gloss, etc.)
  • Makeup For Ever (foundations, powder, mascaras, etc.)
  • NYX (false lashes, eyeshadow palettes, highlight and contour palette, sponges, lipstick palette, liners, etc.)
  • Urban Decay (eyeshadow palettes)
  • Mehron Mask Cover
  • Ben Eye Theatrical Kit
  • Kryolan (sponges, crepe hair, etc.)
  • Iwata Airbrush Gun and Compressor
  • Complete Hair Kit including (mannequin head, combs, brushes, sprays, clips, etc.)
  • Special Effects and Prosthetics products such as: Blood, Bald caps, Foam Pieces, Zombie Palette, clay, etc.

Let's start the conversation

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Our campuses are located in the heart of downtown Vancouver. We are pleased to invite you for a tour to see our Granville Campus and our NIC Film Centre.
 
Corporate Office  
303-543 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6C 1X8 
Granville Campus

2nd Floor – 987 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6Z 1L3
NIC Film Centre
505 West Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2A3
 

Toll Free: 1 (866) 354-6243
Tel: 
(604) 685 8807 Fax: (604) 685 8870  
Website: newimage.ca Email: info@newimage.ca
 

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By sending this form, you authorize New Image College to send you programs info by email or call you to discuss your inquiry.

Our campuses are located in the heart of downtown Vancouver. We are pleased to invite you for a tour to see our Granville Campus and our NIC Film Centre.
 
Corporate Office  
303-543 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6C 1X8 
Granville Campus

2nd Floor – 987 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6Z 1L3
NIC Film Centre
505 West Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2A3
 

Toll Free: 1 (866) 354-6243
Tel: 
(604) 685 8807 Fax: (604) 685 8870  
Website: newimage.ca Email: info@newimage.ca
 

 new_image_college     

   1 (604) 603-8023

Accredited by

New Image College is accredited by British Columbia Education Quality Assurance and designated by the British Columbia Private Training Institutions Branch.

Accredited by

New Image College is accredited by British Columbia Education Quality Assurance and designated by the British Columbia Private Training Institutions Branch.