The Creative Career Workshop: How to Become a TV/Film Hair & Makeup Artist

Washington, D.C.

May 5th-6th, 2018 



A 2-day intense workshop on how to successfully expand your professional creative career as a hair and makeup artist. In collaboration with special guest,former Marine turned Celebrity Commercial Photographer Cedric Terrell, Tiffany (former medical student) will discuss how to transition from a traditional job to a successful creative career.  The workshop will cover her experience in print, television, and film, giving you the opportunity to ask questions along the way. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in all aspects to gain experience. This is a intermediate to advanced workshop that is designed to provide comprehensive training and reinforce the basic skills that are required to work at a professional level.

DAY I - TV, Film, & Print Hair and Makeup

  • Industry overview: How to work in TV & Film
  • History of Makeup 
  • Beauty Kit Overview and Set-up
  • FX Kit Overview
  • Episodic &  Broadcast makeup 
  • Editorial & Photographic Makeup
  • Hair Blow-outs
  • Dry Hair Styling 
  • Male Grooming
  • Basic Special Effects Makeup 
  • Cuts & Bruises 
  • Scabs
  • Scars
  • How to apply a bald cap
  • Beard and Mustache 
  • Aging Makeup 
  • Tattoo Coverup
  • Basic Prosthetics 

DAY II - Business & Industry Panel

  • Day I Overview
  • Rules for a Successful Freelance Artist 
  • Industry Panel
  • Booking Major Clients
  • How to get into the International Alliance for Theatrical Stage Employees Union
  • How to read a Call Sheet
  • Script Breakdown
  • Set Language & Vocabulary 
  • Set Etiquette 
  • Resume 
  • Website
  • Social Media. 
  • New! 2018 Instagram Algorithms 
  • Portfolios 
  • Smart Phone Photography 
  • Finding Work
  • Prices
  • Accounting & Bookkeeping
  • Invoices
  • Payments and deposits (schedule and amounts)
  • Saying no
  • Customer service 

The workshop will close with an open question and answer forum to discuss topic covered during the course. 

Location: Washington, D.C. (Address available upon registration)

Date: Saturday, May 5th & Sunday May 6th, 2018

Time: 10 am - 4 pm

* Limited Space Available  


$400 - Early Registration until April 15, 2018

$500 - Regular Registration after April 16th, 2018


Creative Career Workshop Full


Add To Cart