Makeup Artist Classes in Chicago IL

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London Eyes International Academy of Makeup, Chicago:
Established in 2004, London Eyes International Academy of Makeup is a leading makeup artist school in the Chicago IL area. With two conveniently-located schools in Rosemont (to the north-west) and Oakbrook Terrace (a western suburb of Chicago), we provide hands-on training, using state-of-the-art professional products, tools and techniques from around the world. We offer a range of makeup artist certification programs and master classes in subjects including Beauty Makeup, Media Makeup, Stage Makeup, Special Effects Makeup and Airbrush Makeup. All of our programs are certified by the Illinois State Board of Education. Upon completion of each course, you are awarded with an Academy State Certificate.

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Makeup Artist Training / Certification Programs:

Photo of Makeup Artist Classes in Chicago ILBeauty Makeup Master Course - 50 hours:
In this course, you will learn about proper hygiene standards and sanitation, skin basics (types, structure, care), corrective and camouflage makeup, color theory (skin tones, undertone, shade), and base matching.

Once you master the first lessons, you will progress on to brows (grooming, shaping, and defining), highlighting and contouring, cheek color, day and evening makeup looks, and bridal makeup techniques. On successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate.

This program is specifically designed to include international makeup techniques as well as to present you with a diverse variety of makeup styles from our Instructors. The knowledge and techniques you master at our school will prove to be essential for your success and longevity in the field of makeup artistry.  

Creative / Media Makeup Certificate Course - 28 hours:
This course is ideal for those planning on working in film, television, print, or as a high fashion makeup artist. Our excellent educators will help you master Vintage, Fantasy, Avant-garde, Contemporary and High Definition Makeup. You will explore the art of creative beauty and learn how to design abstract styles and looks. You will have a professional photo shoot at the end of the course, which will give you your first true industry experience! On successful completion of this course, you are awarded with an Academy State Certificate. 

Creative / Stage Makeup Certificate Course - 28 hours:
Image of Makeup Artist Classes in Chicago ILThis program is ideal for those who would like to work for TV, movie or theatrical production companies. In this course, you will learn the craft of creating different characters through the following makeup styles: Aging, Period, Geisha and Stylization. 

In addition, you will examine the History of Theatrical and Performance Makeup, as well as learn how to distinguish the differences between Straight and Character Makeup. A Certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the course.

Master Classes:

- Special F/X Master Class (16 hours) 
The objective of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and ability to effectively produce high quality special makeup effects. Subjects include:

• Materials, History of Special Makeup F/X
• Trauma, Exposure, Illness & Death Makeup 
• 3-D Bullet Wounds 
• 3-D Burns 
• Bruises, Minor Cuts 

Photos of London Eyes International Academy of Makeup, Chicago- Special F/X Advanced Master Class (16 hours)
In this course, you will be introduced to new materials and new processes. You will discover how to apply pre-made appliances, apply a bald cap, and finally explore the process involved in facial hair and gender makeup. Subjects include:

• Application Of Pre-Made Appliances 
• Gender Makeup
• Facial Hair Application 
• Bald Cap

- Airbrush Master Class (7 hours) 
This course will teach you the techniques you need to be able to apply flawless Airbrush Makeup - the most sought after technique in the bridal industry, TV and even in daily life events. Subjects include:

• Live Demos Covering Application, Proper Distance/ Pressure
• Special Techniques For Applying: Foundation/ Contouring/ Blush/ Eye Color/ Lips
• Airbrush Bridal Makeup
• Fantasy Makeup
• Dismounting, Cleaning Equipment

- Portfolio Master Class (4 hours)
 Available for Media Makeup Program graduates only, in this course we will test your creative makeup skills in order to achieve the perfect portfolio, which is the key to your success. This class gives you a behind-the-scenes experience of working with an agency. Subjects include:

• Training Provided By The Art Director
• Professional Photo Session
• Jewelry And Wardrobe For The Photo Shoot Provided By Fashion Designers
• Models Provided By The Modeling Agency

- Business Master Class (3 hours)
Picture of Makeup Artist Classes in Chicago ILThis course is the first crucial step towards obtaining the resources and knowledge you need to succeed in the competitive Makeup Industry. Subjects include:

• Marketing Materials: Business Cards, Resume Building, Websites, COMP Cards
• Signing With Agents: Requirements, How An Agency Works
• Testing With Photographers
• Differences Of Working In Television, Film, Theater, Print And Fashion
• On-set Etiquette Whether Assisting/ Being A Key Artist
• Tax Tips, Accounting Tips, Invoices, Insurance

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Address: Rosemont and Oakbrook Terrace, Chicago, Illinois , USA
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