Advanced Pro Makeup Course - Joanna Blair | Hair & Makeup

Joanna Blair - Melbourne makeup artist

Advanced Pro Makeup Course

Must have completed Fundamentals Pro Makeup Course (or equivalent) or have a moderate amount of industry experience.

  • Advanced makeup techniques for:
    – Bridal
    – Special Occasion
    – Photography
    – Runway
  • Contouring & Highlighting:
    – understanding face shape & corrective work to achieve a truly beautiful result
    – exactly where to contour and how – without creating a ‘drag queen’ effect
  • How to do perfect winged eyeliner on any eye shape – the easy way
  • Eyebrows – how to shape, colour and correct to compliment the face (as seen on the red carpet)
  • Bronzer – how to create a stunning sun kissed look to skin
  • Dewy, glowy skin
    – highlighting in all the right places
    – creating a beautiful, healthy, youthful look to skin
  • Cut crease – dramatically defining the eye socket
  • Vintage makeup (1920’s Gatsby right through to 1960’s Glamazon)
    – allows you to produce just about any makeup design asked of you
    – very popular with brides
  • Asian makeup – exactly how to beautifully make up Asian features
  • How to determine exactly what colors to use on a client according to:
    – what they are wearing
    – Skin tone
    – eye colour
    – hair colour
  • Creative use of bright colours that look amazing and make the eye colour ‘pop’!!
  • Learn high fashion looks to beautiful bridal looks that will put you in high demand
  • Dealing with difficult features (heavy eyelids: chubby face; pigmentation etc)
  • Using special mediums to alter the texture of your products to create many different effects
  • Using different styles of individual and strip lashes every lesson to create many eye looks
  • Support and mentoring – even after you finish your course
  • Many more opportunities for work due to significantly higher skills
  • Participate in fully styled, professional photo shoot (exclusive to my students) to build your portfolio

All makeup, brushes, false lashes & specialty products provided for students use in class.

Wide range of professional brands used.

No need to provide models.

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Joanna Blair

Training and Experience:

  • Trained by Oscar Winning Makeup Artist – Peter Frampton
  • Trained in Hollywood USA – Emmy award winner – Marvin Westmore
  • Work with Peter Coulson (4 x Fashion Photographer of the Year)
  • Recommended by luxury reception venue – Stones of the Yarra Valley
  • Heavily booked 12 months in advance for weddings
  • On concierge list Crown Casino – overseas / interstate guests
  • Recommended by Dermatologists & Plastic Surgeons – camouflage makeup
  • International Fine Artist – exhibiting my artwork Asia, USA, Europe

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