Free Resources Every Makeup Student Needs Right Now
The Internet is an amazing tool, especially when it comes to free resources that can be utilized by anyone who sees fit. It’s extremely easy, for make up students in particular, to spend time researching information meant to help them succeed. Read on, to learn more about some of these resources. Chances are, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by what you find.
Mary @ Camera Ready Cosmetics
This particular resource is actually a huge FAQ. Mary has taken the time to answer questions on many different topics… everything from:
- How to choose a makeup school
- What to include in your portfolio
- Industry lingo
- Business practices
- Finding work and more!
Much of the information is in PDF form. This makes it super easy to print out whatever information you want to keep handy.
EmElle’s Industry Forums and Make Up Students
This forum, for makeup, hair and fashion artists, seems to cover everything from “soup to nuts”, as far as the beauty industry is concerned. There’s a section dedicated to job opportunities, which also includes information on various workshops and classes that you might be interested in. You’ll soon learn, as a makeup artist, your education never really ends!
The Working Artist Company
The Working Artist Company, created by Erica Carr and Kevin James Bennett, is an extremely informative website that features live lectures and demonstrations on many different topics. They refer to these events as “workshops that get you working.” Honestly, what could be better than that? If you happen to be interested in wedding or special event makeup trends, you’ll find that information included here as well.
Makeup Artist Magazine
Makeup Artist Magazine is an “in print” publication that also boasts a bold online presence. Keep up with the newest trends and industry news… everything from awards to movie industry job opportunities to the most comprehensive educational programs, when it comes to special effects. Subscribe or pick up the most recent copy from a bookstore near you.
Your Next Step
These free resources, suggested by the Becoming a Makeup Artist blog, are just the beginning. Are you ready to learn more about going to school for makeup artistry?
At Evergreen Beauty College, you get some of both: hands-on training from staff that work in the industry, as well as practical experience in our salon. Learn more about our programs by scheduling a tour of the college, or by contacting us, and start your career off right!