Beauty features in magazines will give you just a glimpse of the enormous effect makeup has on our lives, and as a result makeup artists are continually in demand, whether it be for private consultations, weddings, public events and many more reasons. At its very basic to be a makeup artist is an enjoyable job, that lets you use your creativity to make people look good. The demand is always going to be there, and it is high paying. As a freelance makeup artist you can enjoy setting your own hours and the freedom associated with being your own boss.
For someone who is interested in how to become a makeup artist on a professional basis, the FabJob Guide To Become a Makeup Artist is a great resource. Designed to give you the practical skills you will need to successfully start your business, this guide also offers an opportunity to learn professional insider secrets and tricks of the trade, and includes expert career advice on how to become a makeup artist from successful professional makeup artists who have worked for numerous celebrities and done makeup for album covers, commercials, hit films, national magazines, music videos, and television. In fact contributors to this guide include Emmy Award winning makeup artist Eva Jane Bunkley, celebrity makeup artist Todra Payne whose work has been featured in Elle, Harper’s Bazaar and Martha Stewart’s Living, Make-Up Artist Magazine founder Michael Key, plus more than a dozen other successful makeup artists and industry experts.
This guide covers topics of vital importance to anyone who wants to learn how to become a makeup artist including:
- Getting Ready and How to Become a Makeup Artist
- How to develop the skills you need as a makeup artist including a good eye
- Information about makeup artist schools and training
- Makeup artistry, applying makeup, assessing the client (coloring, skin type, face shape, features)
- Doing makeup for print photography, character makeup, film and television, theatre, special effects makeup
- How to keep up with makeup trends
But its not all just about beauty tips. All the details of the makeup industry business are also included. Topics such as networking for business, creating your makeup portfolio and resume, how to invoice, how to do groups such as weddings, work on a movie set and even which and how to join the union. Essentially all you will need to know on how to become a makeup artist professionally.
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