Professional Studies & Special Programs
The Art and Business of Makeup - Summer 2017
This three-course professional program is designed to train those interested in entering the field of makeup artistry through immersion in a week of intensive classroom study and practice. Taught by Bobbi Brown’s top artists, each course covers basic and advanced makeup techniques as well as the business skills necessary to build a successful career in makeup artistry.
Programs of instruction vary based on course level and focus. The courses are designed to be taken sequentially, but may be taken independently of each other with the approval of the program director.
Schedule and Course Descriptions
Level I: The Fundamentals of Makeup Artistry
Monday–Friday, June 19-23, 2017
10:00 am–6:00 pm
Students will learn the fundamentals of makeup, including techniques for makeup for photography. Through lessons, demonstrations, and practical application, students will learn about angles, lighting, types of film, and other specific goals of the photographer. This course begins with an introduction to the Bobbi Brown beauty philosophy and details of the 10-step makeup application. It culminates with a "before and after" photo shoot by a professional photographer.
Level II: Advanced Makeup Artistry
Monday–Friday, July 17-21, 2017
10:00 am–6:00 pm
This course continues the student's training in makeup artistry for the fashion world and makeup for different mediums. Class sessions will focus on the principles of makeup application for runway, print photography, television, and film. The course begins with a review of Bobbi Brown's basic 10-step makeup application techniques, with an emphasis on creating the perfect canvas for more advanced makeup looks.
Registration will open on our secure payment site in March.
Students will not be eligible for a refund without notifying the Department of Professional Studies, via email, of their withdrawal from a course. A member of our staff will provide confirmation of withdrawal requests via email. Convenience fees, registration fees, and miscellaneous fees are nonrefundable. Transaction fees charged by TouchNet are nonrefundable in the event of course cancellation. Requests to withdraw from a workshop may be made any time prior to the day of the course. There will be no refunds for withdrawal requests received after the course has begun.
Enrollment in Makeup Artistry professional courses is open to individuals who have earned a high school diploma or GED.
Emerson College reserves the right to change any provision of its programs, courses and workshops at any time. The College specifically reserves the right to change its tuition rates and any other financial charges. The College also reserves the right to rearrange its courses and class hours, to drop courses for which registration falls below the minimum enrollment, to change instructor assignments, to change the method of instruction of courses or programs, to cancel or discontinue a certificate program at any time, or to substitute courses in a certificate program. Enrollment and attendance in courses offered by Professional Studies is separate from admission to degree programs at Emerson College.