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Professional Makeup Artist
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Professional Makeup Artist

Learn and work on 19 projects
from beauty fundamentals
to high fashion makeup in 13 weeks

Learn and work
on 19 projects
from beauty fundamentals
to high fashion makeup
in 13 weeks

 
 
 
 

Professional Makeup Artist

Makeup Fundamentals – 120 Hours

Successful makeup artists build their artistic skills upon a strong foundation of technical knowledge. Students learn to analyze the face, lips, nose, and eyes. They discover the evolution of makeup through the different eras, beginning in the 1930s till present. Students absorb the techniques to properly apply makeup for different gender and skin types. This course will also teach the importance of creating professional face charts and tear sheets. By completion, students will be fully capable of applying shaping, highlighting, and contouring techniques on any model.

Hair Design – 60 Hours

Students discover how to utilize hair to give themselves a professional advantage. Students learn industry hair braiding, styling, updos, and backcombing techniques to create the perfect design and bring their makeup look to completion!

Wedding Makeup – 20 Hours

This course orientates the students with the skills required to work in the booming bridal industry. Beginning with day and evening looks, students are taught how to design wedding makeups that complement individual styles and cultural traditions. Students practice the cultural traditions that change throughout North America, South Asia, and India.

High Fashion Editorial – 20 Hours

This industry is fast-paced and requires the artist to create specific looks that meet the vision of designers and their campaigns. This course educates students on how to master working under pressure while developing extravagant designs. Students discover how to satisfy the needs of their designer while remaining artistically expressive.

Career Development I – 20 Hours

Every makeup artist needs a solid resume and portfolio to jump-start their career. In this module, students will learn about resume formatting and various platforms to showcase their work. They will have the opportunity to build their online portfolio with all the amazing work they have completed in the program thus far.

High Fashion Runway – 20 Hours

This course is designed to simulate the working conditions of a runway event. Students 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, this course will help students discover where their unique style fits in its evolving landscape.

Makeup & Photography Level 1 – 40 Hours

Vancouver’s film industry has expanded to the 2nd largest in North America. This course will focus on headshot photography. Students learn how to adjust makeup to the requirements of both performer and photographer; accentuating the makeup to fit their particular brand. Students will discover how an artist needs to adjust their work to suit all lighting types, in-studio photography, or urban shoots. In collaboration with our acting department, students have live experience shooting actors’ headshots.

Photo Theory – 40 Hours

Everyone knows that lighting plays as much of a key role during a photoshoot as the model, wardrobe, and makeup. This course educates students on how an artist can utilize this tool to enhance their work. Understanding the professional lingo, experimenting with different lighting techniques, and how to photograph their work, are all elements of this essential course. NIC’s photographer mentor will shoot, analyze, and strengthen their skills throughout the duration.

Makeup & Photography Level 2 – 100 Hours

Expanding upon the previous course, students will now be introduced to the more advanced techniques required to master monochromatic, black, and white, pop art, and creative makeup. In this section, students create several complete looks while utilizing their new skills to take amazing portfolio pieces.

Professional Makeup Artist

Makeup Fundamentals – 120 Hours

Successful makeup artists build their artistic skills upon a strong foundation of technical knowledge. Students learn to analyze the face, lips, nose, and eyes. They discover the evolution of makeup through the different eras, beginning in the 1930s till present. Students absorb the techniques to properly apply makeup for different gender and skin types. This course will also teach the importance of creating professional face charts and tear sheets. By completion, students will be fully capable of applying shaping, highlighting, and contouring techniques on any model.

Hair Design – 60 Hours

This course orientates the students with the skills required to work in the booming bridal industry. Beginning with day and evening looks, students are taught how to design wedding makeups that complement individual styles and cultural traditions. Students practice the cultural traditions that change throughout North America, South Asia, and India.

Wedding Makeup – 20 Hours

This course will oriantate you with the skills required to work in the booming bridal industry. Beginning with day and evening looks, students will be taught how to design wedding makeups that complement individual styles and cultural traditions. Enjoy practicing the cultural traditions that change throughout North America, South Asia, and India.

High Fashion Editorial – 20 Hours

This industry is fast-paced and requires the artist to create specific looks that meet the vision of designers and their campaigns. This course educates students on how to master working under pressure while developing extravagant designs. Students discover how to satisfy the needs of their designer while remaining artistically expressive.

Career Development I – 20 Hours

Every makeup artist needs a solid resume and portfolio to jump-start their career. In this module, students will learn about resume formatting and various platforms to showcase their work. They will have the opportunity to build their online portfolio with all the amazing work they have completed in the program thus far.

High Fashion Runway – 20 Hours

This course is designed to simulate the working conditions of a runway event. Students 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, this course will help students discover where their unique style fits in its evolving landscape.

Makeup & Photography Level 1 – 40 Hours

Vancouver’s film industry has expanded to the 2nd largest in North America. This course will focus on headshot photography. Students learn how to adjust makeup to the requirements of both performer and photographer; accentuating the makeup to fit their particular brand. Students will discover how an artist needs to adjust their work to suit all lighting types, in-studio photography, or urban shoots. In collaboration with our acting department, students have live experience shooting actors’ headshots.

Photo Theory – 40 Hours

Everyone knows that lighting plays as much of a key role during a photoshoot as the model, wardrobe, and makeup. This course educates students on how an artist can utilize this tool to enhance their work. Understanding the professional lingo, experimenting with different lighting techniques, and how to photograph their work, are all elements of this essential course. NIC’s photographer mentor will shoot, analyze, and strengthen their skills throughout the duration.

Makeup & Photography Level 2 – 100 Hours

Expanding upon the previous course, students will now be introduced to the more advanced techniques required to master monochromatic, black, and white, pop art, and creative makeup. In this section, students create several complete looks while utilizing their new skills to take amazing portfolio pieces.

Admission Information

  • Program Requirements
  • Tuition and Fees
  • Admission Details

Student must be at least 19 years of age or have a high school diploma. Complete the Entrance Submission package. Pass the New Image English Assessment Test with a score of 25 or above out of a total of 30 when English is the second language.

Domestic Application Fee: $250.00 CAD

Domestic Tuition Fee: $9,950.00 CAD


International Application Fee: $1,000.00 CAD

International Tuition Fee: $9,950.00 CAD


Materials / Supplies / Textbook Fee: Included (Value: $2,450.00 CAD)

Applying to your favourite school for a career you have always dreamed of is exciting! A New Image advisor is just an email or phone call away to assist you with questions and help make the process achievable. Your application is assessed by the people that will be there every step of the way during your education journey and have your best interests in mind.

Please select the program date, review the admission requirements and fill out the application form. A New Image advisor will be calling you to get to know you better, discuss your goals, expectations, admissions and registration procedures within 48 hours.

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