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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 8

What you'll learn in this makeup class:

Makeup Artist Boot Camp is a five-day workshop designed and taught by our founder and 2016 Guild Award winner Kerry Herta, a master of film/HD techniques and one of the industry's most respected Makeup Department Heads.

During Boot Camp, which is taught in two parts, she shares her knowledge of the most current products, tools and techniques. Beginners and working artists alike will increase their skills, confidence and ability to succeed. They will also leave Boot Camp with professional images of their work provided by photographer Michael B. Maine.

Makeup Artist Boot Camp I

Boot Camp I is ideal for beginners and working artists with no formal training. This intensive, hands-on workshop covers basic techniques used in film, television, print, fashion and bridal.
  • Color Theory & Facial Anatomy
  • Products, Tools & Supplies
  • Makeup Station Set-Up
  • Sanitation & Hygiene
  • Skin Preparation
  • Modern Beauty Makeup
  • Bridal Makeup
  • Men’s Grooming
  • Basic HD Makeup
  • Eyebrows & Eyelashes
Boot Camp I also provides advice on launching or advancing your makeup career and an understanding of the industry’s business and occupational realities, particularly:
  • Reputation Building
  • Professionalism
  • Ethics
  • Networking
  • Agents & Managers
  • Set Etiquette
  • Labor Unions
  • The Bridal Business
Makeup Artist Boot Camp II

Boot Camp II is designed for experienced artists who seek an in-depth understanding of HD techniques used in the film and television industries. While this rigorous workshop is designed for artists who complete Boot Camp I, artists with proven experience may qualify to enroll directly in this workshop.

  • Specific hands-on makeup lessons include:
  • Fashion & Editorial
  • Advanced Beauty Makeup
  • Advanced HD Techniques
  • Film/TV Techniques
  • Designing Characters & Eras 
  • “Out-of-the-Kit” Special FX
  • Tattoo Coverage
  • HD Cameras & Lighting
Boot Camp II also provides an understanding of the daily organizational demands placed on freelance makeup artists:
  • Editorial/Print Industry
  • Job Preparation
  • TV/Film Crews
  • Makeup Continuity
  • Script Breakdown
  • Staffing & Hiring
  • Budgets
  • Outsourcing
  • Paperwork
Venues: Where circumstances dictate, we reserve the right to change venues without prior notice. Details of the specific venue will be provided upon registration.

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Refund Policy

There is no charge for transferring your enrollment to the same course on a different date, provided that you notify Colour Box at least 14 days prior to the start of your current course and there is space available in the course you are switching to. 

If you transfer to a different course: 
  • No tuition will be refunded, but your entire balance will be applied toward the cost of the alternative course you’ve selected. 
  • No new discounts may be applied to the cost of the course. 
  • No more than one transfer will be allowed. 
  • Requests to transfer a course must be made in writing and can be sent by email to [email protected]
  • Withdrawal: If you notify us in writing (via letter or email) no late than 14 days before the start date of a workshop, you will receive a full refund less the deposit. If you withdraw within 14 days of your workshop, the full tuition remains payable.
  • Non-attendance: If you fail to attend the workshop in which you’re enrolled, the tuition will remain payable and no transfer will be allowed.
WORKSHOP CANCELLATION: In the event of a workshop being cancelled, all fees paid for the class will be refunded or, at the student’s discretion, applied to another course.
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School: Colour Box Makeup Studios

Colour Box Makeup Studios

Makeup artistry is a challenging, exciting and, for many, lucrative field. With so many paths – film, TV, editorial, bridal – career opportunities exist, but not without competition. Success comes to those who are industry savvy, armed with proper tools and techniques, and able to evolve with technology...

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