Upcoming Workshops

In addition to our Certificate Courses and Advanced Courses, in order to build upon fundamental skills, a variety of Workshops are also available to both graduates of the Certificate Program, as well as to experienced, working makeup artists. The Workshops include several editorial, portfolio-building workshops, hosted by the School, and taught by celebrity makeup artists from Los Angeles and elsewhere.



Students will learn how to create today's current Instagram techniques. This workshop will include demonstrations as well as hands-on. 

Mini Monday workshop series - color theory


Color theory plays a strong role in the perfect makeup application. Join Make Up First®  as we demo several looks using different color theories.



Students will learn how to assemble and use the airbrush and compressor.  The students will be taught techniques and be guided in the selection, of various airbrush foundations, blushes, and contour shades. In order to create the highly sought-after flawless airbrushed face. Equipment is available for use during the 1-day session, as well as available for purchase.  Students should bring brushes from their makeup kits. 


Mini Monday Workshop Series - Cuts, Scars, Bruises


Watch as we demo how to use a bruise wheel and experiment with different types of fake blood to achieve that scary, gore look.

Special FX Workshop with Roy Wooley


Multi-day prosthetic workshop: molding, creating, painting and applying silicone and/or latex prosthetics. 

Mini Monday Workshop Series - Character Makeup


Get in the Halloween spirit with Make Up First as we demo the latest character trend. 



The Bridal Makeup Workshop teaches students how to apply makeup so as to create the elegant, polished bride and wedding party.  Students will also learn the “business” of bridal makeup.

Mini Monday Workshop Series - Fall Trends 2017


Understanding the latest trends in makeup is key to creating that perfect, up-to-date look.  In this class, Instructors will discuss and demo the latest trends for fall 2017.

Roshar Portfolio Building Workshop

1-Day: $400  •  2-Day: $750

International celebrity makeup artist, Roshar, demonstrates avant-garde/editorial makeup creations on Day 1. On Day 2, Roshar will be on site, directing the attendees’ photoshoot with Chicago professional photographer, Robert Beczarski.


1-Day: $95  •  4-Day: $380

These single-session workshops are geared toward student’s ages 13-17. Students have the option of choosing all four sessions or any single session of their choosing.


Workshops & events Calendar