March 21, 2013

Becoming a Successful Makeup Artist

makeup artistMake up is a big part of the every day life of celebrities and normal individuals alike. In recent years the field of make-up artist and make-up artist related professions has skyrocketed with more and more people flocking to this growing profession. There are a few tips and tricks that any hopeful can use to become a professional in a very short amount of time.

Study the Human Face

The first and foremost tip to follow is to study the face that is being worked on. In cases like bridal makeup and event makeup it is important that the artist does everything they can to make the individual look and feel their best. Studying the face makes it easy to know what type of makeup to apply, how to apply it, and what colors and products will work best with what face type. Say for instance a face is square, accentuating the square jaw may make the face look harsh and masculine but softening out the features can add the perfect feminine touch. Studying the face is the best way to get to know the client and to understand what they need to look their best.

Enroll in Art Classes

Just like painting or sculpting, doing professional makeup is an art form and an art class may be incredibly helpful when it comes to learning the contours of the face. Understanding the face that is being worked on and understanding how color and light and shadow work together is another great way that a makeup artist can hone their skills and make their clients look the best possible. Taking a course in art is a great way to develop a skilled hand and to understand how each element of the face works to create the whole. An art class can also teach makeup artists how to use light and shadow to change the shape and contours of the face.

Beauty School Training

The single best way to get any career off to a great start is to take beauty classes preferably at Avalon School of Cosmetology. These classes will not only teach you valuable skills that can be used later in life to create fantastic works of creative genius but they can also help hone confidence. Having a good resume that has all the skill and talents necessary to get hired and gain advancement opportunities is the fastest way to advance and get the job you want. Having skills that other people do not is a perfect way to increase skill and to help users become confident and qualified in the field that they want to enter. These skills are necessary for the advancement of any career and can help to build up a client base and make employers take notice of potential employees.

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