The Academy of Makeup is proud to be a leader in the field of makeup artistry education by providing Continuing Education options to makeup artists. The purpose of the workshops and master classes offered is to provide fundamental skills training for ongoing self-improvement. Continuing Education classes are not occupational job preparatory training, and are not programs regulated by the Maryland Higher Education Commission.
Never. Stop. Learning.
March 23, 2018 6-8pm
Makeup Artistry as a Business
Lindsay's passion for makeup started when she was younger with her dancing career. Her skill set then led to working in many areas of makeup artistry including print, television, fashion, and bridal. Currently Lindsay works in the Bridal industry and is available for freelance work. With over 10 years of experience as a Makeup Artist, Lindsay saw a void for education in the field of Makeup Artistry. "Opening The Academy of Makeup allows students to learn the craft as well as continue their education long after they establish their career."
Basic Hairstyling for Makeup Artists with Erica Cote
April 6, 2018 6-8pm
Erica is a Senior Cosmetologist that has been behind the chair for almost 20 years. She has also been a cosmetology instructor, currently owns her own salon division of Silver Immersion, LLC, and has had her work featured in Style Me Pretty, Ruffled, The Knot, Overstock.com, and many more.
The individuality of each client is what she focuses on with her services to remind each woman that she is a one of a kind. She loves yoga, experimenting with nutrition, audiobooks, and a whole lotta laughs! Combining connection with talent is how she reminds every client of their beauty.
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Born and raised in Baltimore, Kendall is 32 years young and a professional makeup artist, lash extensionist and business owner based in the DMV area. Her love for makeup started at a young age when she began taking dance lessons at the age of 7. Recitals required makeup for stage performances so she quickly grew a special love for makeup. “I would sit and diligently watch my mom put on her makeup in the morning”….”Once my mom approved of me wearing makeup at age 16, the rest was history.” In high school she practiced on her friends for different school events. While attending Morgan State University studying Business Management, she was asked to work as an in house makeup artist for a small group of photographers. Shortly after, Kendall began working for MAC cosmetics and received her training and license through MAC. “I began to get opportunities I never dreamed of... I got calls to work with politicians, celebrities, etc.”
A few well known clients are: Pauletta Washington (actress and wife of Denzel Washington), Patti LaBelle (Living Legend), Esperanza Spalding (Grammy Award Winning Jazz Vocalist), Karen Huger (Reality TV/House Wives of Potomac MD), Stevie Boi (Sunglass designer/model), April Woodard (hair-BET), Katie Cook (hair-CMT), Sway Calloway (MTV) as well as politicians Gov. Mike Huckabee & Gov. Sam Brownback to name a few. Kendall’s motto is: “I’m always learning” She lives by this and continues to cultivate her craft by staying on trend attending makeup workshops in NY and other cities. She has continued to grow her business by learning new methods, creating a brand of 3D Mink Lashes (Toujoursbelle) and Liquid Lipstick (EndAll Cosmetics) as well as becoming a certified NovaLash extensionist.
July 22, 2018 12pm-2pm
**Tickets available on Eventbrite.com**
Carl Ray is a celebrity make-up artist who has been in the beauty industry for over 18 years. His experience includes a long roster of notable clientele including being the official make-up artist for First Lady Michelle Obama since 2009. Carl as worked with Anna Wintour, Meryl Streep, Natalie Portman, Claire Danes, Debra Messing, Stella McCartney, Kerri Washington, Gabriel Union, Adrianna Lima, Allison Janey, Julia Child, Melinda Gates, Pricilla Chan Zuckerberg, Anna Nicole Smith, Nancy Pelosi, Queen Rana, Queen Noor, Sir Paul McCartney, Leonardo DiCaprio, Morgan Freeman, Hugh Jackman, President Bill Clinton, and President Barack Obama
Carl has also been voted “top make-up artist” by Washingtonian magazine since the inception of his career in Washington, DC in 1999. He also has a thriving bridal business that has been recognized by Brides, Martha Stewart, Vogue, The Knot, Washingtonian Bride and Groom, Inside Weddings, Town and Country Weddings, Bridal Guide, Wedding Style, and Premiere Bride.
The artistic style of Carl Ray’s way is rooted in enhancing a woman’s natural beauty. He enjoys getting to know each individual woman and understanding her strengths. Carl prides himself on complimenting individual beauty, and his range of techniques allows him to deliver a polished, clean, fresh, and beautiful face.
October 19, 2018 6-8pm
Special Effects with Landre Stultz
Cost: Tickets available here! Class is for everyone!
Landre Stultz is a freelance makeup artist currently working in bridal and special effects. She started her career in 2011, where she attended cosmetology school at Robert Paul Academy, located in Timonium, Maryland. From cosmetology school, Landre continued her education and became advanced airbrush certified by Temptu makeup in New York City. She showcases her work on Instagram, where she has built a fan following that continues to grow. Follow her on Instagram @landresfx.
December 7, 2018 7-9pm
Advanced Airbrush with Frederick Sanders! @Fred4Face
Cost: Tickets sold here. Space is limited. Early registration recommended. This class is geared more towards our advanced and intermediate level artists. Must have your own airbrush equipment. Airbrush equipment available for sale.
Frederick Sanders (FRED4FACE) was an artist long before he ventured into the world of cosmetics. Born and raised in Atlanta, Frederick grew up creatively inspired by the people, places and things he encountered. From a family of four (a mom, dad and older sister), Frederick is a master of many art forms, ranging from his Bachelor’s in Fine Arts degree from Dillard University to his fluency in French, German and Spanish.
Further enriching Frederick’s already impressive education, he received a certificate in English as a Second Language from Trinity. He was working as a teacher and prepping for law school when his path took an unexpected turn. Piquing his curiosity, Frederick walked into a MAC Cosmetics store one day and was hired on the spot.
Frederick has been professionally making up clients since 2004. His work challenges the mold, capturing the client’s best look while maintaining a refined overall presentation.
Kelly Price, Chante Moore, Phylicia Rashad,Pastor Shirley Caesar and India Arie are just a few of the celebrities that Frederick has had the pleasure of working with. He is a sought after makeup artist for events including BET Honors, BET Celebration of Gospel, The Grammys, The Stellar Awards, The Trumpet Awards and The Essence Music Festival. He has also created looks for shows R&B Divas LA, Married to the Medicine and Braxton Family Values. In his spare time, Frederick teaches a Master Class in body painting. His specialties are brows and skin and he works events, weddings and private clients. Managed by: Sunnigyrl
Follow Fred on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook (FOREVERFRED4FACE).