Have you ever dreamed of turning your passion for makeup into a fun and rewarding career but aren’t sure how to get started or what to expect? ‘How To Be A Professional Makeup Artist’ is not a step-by-step makeup application manual but a career guide that provides clarity on what it takes to become a professional makeup artist. You’ll find answers to questions aspiring makeup artists have such as: • Is a license necessary to be a makeup artist? • How can I build a professional portfolio? • What types of education & training options do I have? • What types of industries need makeup artists? • What’s in a professional makeup kit & how to build one in cost efficient ways. • And much more! Discover Exclusive Industry Insider Secrets that will show you: • How to avoid scams that target makeup artists. • Where to access world class training for FREE with our ‘Little Black Book of Celebrity Makeup Artists’. • How to get up to 40% discounts on professional makeup by popular brands like M.A.C., Smash box, Urban Decay & many more. Packed with up to date advice and resources, How to be a Professional Makeup Artist gives you all the information you need to make your dreams a reality!
Crystal Wright's The Hair Makeup & Fashion Styling Career Guide 5th edition, is a how-to book for makeup artists, hair stylists, fashion stylists and manicurists who want to work behind-the-scenes in print, video, film and television.
Viewed as one of the most influential books in the industry, the Career Guide provides answers to beauty professionals and fashionistas on how to build a breakthrough portfolio that will get them jobs on magazines, music videos, CD covers, television, commercials and advertising campaigns.
Crystal Wright's Career Guide offers step-by-step instructions and real world examples on everything from:
--how to build a strong print and online portfolio,
--how to negotiate fees and expenses,
--how to work with and get your images from photographers,
--locking in agency representation and/or getting on the assistants list
--what to do if you don't get signed by the first agency that you show your work to.
In this 5th Edition of the 'Guide' Crystal offers specifics for getting into the makeup & hair union, a hugely expanded fashion styling section, a new section on building your bridal business, a newly formatted and updated resource section, and insightful interviews with some of the top makeup, hair and fashion stylists in the US.
With more than twenty years at the helm of Crystal Agency in Los Angeles, Wright has helped elevate the careers of some of the most successful makeup artists, hair designers, fashion stylists and manicurists. Her mentorship and guidance has led her clients to serve as fashionistas for celebrities such as Pink, Halle Berry, Will Smith, Andre Agassi, Queen Latifah, Britney Spears and Bono; and on advertising campaigns for Covergirl, Nike, Mervyns, Mc Donalds, United Airlines and more.
Everyday, artists would ask me, how do I become a celebrity stylist, states Wright. I realized how rare the information was, and it motivated me to share my insights and expertise. I became passionate about helping artists who had the drive and desire to make it in this industry.
Aspiring artists learn how to locate job opportunities where they live, how to formulate attention-grabbing resumes, build inexpensive yet online portfolios, create comp cards, business cards and build relationships that secure jobs for them now and into the future.
They are taught the ins and outs of finding an agent to represent them, how to establish a day rate, and how to negotiate with creative decision-makers without being intimidated.
Aspiring makeup artists will find all they need in this in-depth look at the industry from choosing products to techniques for application and care of the skin. The book includes over 200 charts and drawings for clarity.
Forget extreme makeovers! Robert Jones, makeup artist extraordinaire, outlines step-by-step how even the ugliest duckling can become a swan—with makeup alone! In hundreds of awe-inspiring before-and-after photos, Robert makes it easy for any woman to achieve true beauty in this book, which has become the definitive encyclopedia on the subject. Unlike most makeup books that focus on celebrities or the already-glamorous, this book shows every woman how to be her most beautiful. No matter what your age, skin tone, or profile, Robert can show you simple techniques that camouflage flaws and highlight each woman's unique beauty. Best of all, it's EASY! Even if you've never worn makeup before, you can learn how to bring out your best in just a few minutes.
This stunning book is also a full-color guide to applying wedding makeup, with countless stunning before-and-after pictures of regular women throughout. It is highly instructional and does not just show model perfect women, instead it focuses on the girl next door, your best friend and you. Every woman can be beautiful on her wedding day, no matter what her age or ethnic background, with Robert's makeup techniques. It features special makeup techniques for morning, midday, afternoon and evening weddings; because with each time of day you will photograph differently and as we all know one of the most important things to think about is how you will photograph. There are also chapters on more makeup tricks for wedding photos, and, of course, makeup for bridesmaids and matrons of honor.