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Halloween Special on Breakfast Television with JCI

01
11.2017

For the past several years, John Casablancas Institute has been featured on Breakfast Television Vancouver for their annual Halloween Special. The tradition continued for 2017 when JCI Makeup Artistry educators and graduates gave the hosts of Breakfast Television a spooktacular makeup transformation yesterday and went live on the air to share some tips.

This year JCI created fairytale Halloween makeup looks on the BT team, including Snow White, The Evil Queen, Sleepy and Grumpy. We can’t get over how amazing they look!

Even with the bright and early call time, our team of talented JCI artists had an awesome time working together to get the BT crew ready for the Halloween Special.

If you missed the show live on air, check out the video on BT Vancouver

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JCI was also featured on Breakfast Television, showcasing last minute DIY Halloween costumes earlier in the week, and again for the Halloween special. A huge thank you to BT Vancouver for having us. We hope you all had as wonderful of a Halloween as we did here at JCI! Already counting down the days until next year…


JCI has gained an industry-wide reputation for excellence, giving students an exceptional network of contacts and resources when they enter into the marketplace. During the 10-month full time program, students study everything from glamour and special occasion makeup to special effects makeup and prosthetics application techniques. With classes limited to 16 students, individualized attention and encouragement foster each student’s personal  and professional growth potential.

John Casablancas is the pioneer of prosthetic lab techniques and face casting in Western Canada. This advanced level of training affords our graduates amazing opportunities and a significant advantage for a career in film, TV or theatre.

Davneet Dhillon,
Blog / Makeup

Halloween 2017 Makeup Tutorials (Part III)

23
10.2017

PART THREE OF HALLOWEEN 2017 MAKEUP TUTORIALS 

There are only 8 days left until Halloween, therefore, this will be our final blog post to show you Halloween inspired looks created by John Casablancas Institute Makeup Artistry graduates and students. If you’re still stuck on costume ideas, then you’ve come to the right place.

Here is part three of our mini-series, showcasing creative and spooky Halloween looks:

Samantha Ravandahl 

Not only is Samantha Ravandahl a Makeup Artistry graduate from JCI, but she also created her very own lipstick shade with popular makeup brand: M.A.C. With over 2.4 million Instagram followers and over 747K Youtube subscribers, Samantha is a beauty influencer and makeup guru.

Check out Samantha’s latest Halloween makeup tutorials on Youtube:

Pennywise 

Vampire Fall Look

 Leslie Rose

JCI Makeup Artistry graduate Leslie Rose always has us looking forward to her creative Instagram posts and closeup eye-makeup tutorials. Her Youtube channel is a mix of makeup tutorials, fashion hauls, and travel videos!

Ghost Clown

Tamara Taylor

Alien Princess 

Holly Dolly Makeup

Pop Art Look

Chrysalis Makeup Design 

Comic Villan

Let the countdown begin! Post your Halloween inspired looks on Instagram using the hashtag #jci31daysofhorror to win 1 of 5 $100 Sephora Canada gift cards. Show us your Halloween makeup, hair, nails or fashion looks!

Read Part 1 of Halloween 2017 Makeup Tutorials

Read Part 2 of Halloween 2017 Makeup Tutorials

Happy Halloween!


The Makeup Artistry Diploma Program has gained an industry-wide reputation for excellence, giving students an exceptional network of contacts and resources when they enter the marketplace. During the 10-month full-time program, students study everything from glamor and special occasion makeup to special effects makeup and prosthetics application techniques. With classes limited to 16 students, individualized attention and encouragement foster each student’s personal and professional growth potential.

John Casablancas Institute is the pioneer of prosthetic lab techniques and face casting in Western Canada. This advanced level of training affords our graduates amazing opportunities and a significant advantage for a career in film, TV or theater.

Davneet Dhillon,
Blog / Makeup

Halloween 2017 Makeup Tutorials (Part II)

20
10.2017

PART TWO OF HALLOWEEN 2017 MAKEUP TUTORIALS 

This year we’ve created a three-part Halloween Makeup Tutorials series that will be released weekly to show you our favorite makeup looks created by John Casablancas Institute’s Makeup students and graduates.

Here is part two of our mini-series, showcasing terrifying and spooky Halloween looks:

Kimberley Margarita 

If you’re an Instagram addict, then you’ve definitely heard of JCI Makeup Artistry graduate Kimberley Margarita. With over 575K followers on Instagram and over 70,000 Youtube subscribers, Team Colour Creep is trending all over the makeup industry.

Kimberley was one of the top six finalists at the NYX Cosmetics Face Awards. Check out her latest Halloween makeup tutorials on Youtube.

The Creepy Rabbit 

Grungy Glam 

Leigh Dickson

Makeup graduate and hair chameleon Leigh Dickson is another JCI Insta-famous makeup artist. Not only are we obsessed with Leigh’s creative looks, she also gives us major hair envy! Here are our favorite Halloween makeup looks created by Leigh:

Death Moth Inspired Skull

The Demon

Nicky Campbell

2017 Vancouver IMATS finalist and JCI Makeup graduate Nicky Campbell shows us how to create a creep clown look this Halloween! Nicky will be competing this weekend at the IMATS Battle of the Brushes in the Character/Prosthetics category.

Creepy Clown

MORE HALLOWEEN LOOKS TO CREATE THIS YEAR BY JCI GRADUATES:

Madison Lane 

Voodoo Doll 

Michael Fels 

The Whitewalker (Game of Thrones Inspired) 

Kat Kardynal  

The Half-zombie, half pop art

Find your latest Halloween inspiration from our JCI Makeup Artistry students and graduates.

Click here for Part I. 

TO BE CONTINUED…


The Makeup Artistry Diploma Program has gained an industry-wide reputation for excellence, giving students an exceptional network of contacts and resources when they enter the marketplace. During the 10-month full-time program, students study everything from glamor and special occasion makeup to special effects makeup and prosthetics application techniques. With classes limited to 16 students, individualized attention and encouragement foster each student’s personal and professional growth potential.

John Casablancas Institute is the pioneer of prosthetic lab techniques and face casting in Western Canada. This advanced level of training affords our graduates amazing opportunities and a significant advantage for a career in film, TV or theater.

Davneet Dhillon,
Blog / Events / Makeup

IMATS Vancouver 2017 Recap

17
10.2017

Every year the International Makeup Trade Show (IMATS) is held to celebrate the makeup industry and allow recently graduated/graduating makeup students compete against each other to win awards and prizes in the Battle of the Brushes.

This year John Casablancas Institute had three graduates/students competing at IMATS on October 14 and 15. We are proud to announce that all three JCI Makeup Artistry grads/students took home a trophy in the Battle of the Brushes show! Congratulations to each talented woman who was a finalist at the Vancouver IMATS.

NICKY CAMPBELL

Recently graduated Makeup student Nicky Campbell competed in the Characters/Prosthetics category and took home second place! We are so proud of Nicky and her Guardians of the Galaxy character creation. Check out that huge prop gun that Nicky created all by herself!

“I feel both excited and nervous, I was not expecting this at all!” said Nicky Campbell after winning second place in the Battle of the Brushes. We’re excited to see what special effects makeup Nicky will come up with next.

Stacey Kosh 

Only halfway through the JCI Makeup program, and student Stacey Koch has already taken home third place in the Battle of the Brushes Awards: Beauty/Fantasy category! This stunning makeup creation is both detailed and accessorized beautifully, Stacey definitely deserved an award.

Stacey not only felt elated after winning third place, she was proud to have been recognized as a finalist at IMATS. Stacey thanks all her instructors at JCI for supporting her along the way.

Kathleen Fowlstone

Kathleen, who has graduated from the JCI Makeup Artistry Program, also competed in the Beauty/Fantasy category of the Battle of the Brushes and took home second place! It was an amazing experience witnessing two JCI Makeup students take home an award in the same category.

Kathleen is the founder of Little Monsters Studio and specializes in airbrushing and body art. We always look forward to seeing Kathleen’s work on her Instagram page: Little Monsters Studio.

It was a successful weekend for John Casablancas Institute at IMATS. We are beyond proud of students/graduates that competed in this year’s Battle of the Brushes. For more IMATS news and interviews with JCI winners, visit the IMATS Offical Facebook Page.


The Makeup Artistry Diploma Program has gained an industry-wide reputation for excellence, giving students an exceptional network of contacts and resources when they enter the marketplace. During the 10-month full-time program, students study everything from glamor and special occasion makeup to special effects makeup and prosthetics application techniques. With classes limited to 16 students, individualized attention and encouragement foster each student’s personal and professional growth potential.

John Casablancas Institute is the pioneer of prosthetic lab techniques and face casting in Western Canada. This advanced level of training affords our graduates amazing opportunities and a significant advantage for a career in film, TV or theater.

 

 

 

Davneet Dhillon,
Blog / Events / Features / Makeup

IMATS Battle of the Brushes Finalist Spotlights: Kathleen Fowlstone

12
10.2017

PART THREE OF IMATS BATTLE OF THE BRUSHES FINALISTS: KATHLEEN FOWLSTONE

Kathleen Fowlstone graduated the John Casablancas Institute Makeup Program early March of this year and recently came back to teach the Makeup Artistry Program. Kat is one of three JCI finalists who will be competing at the 2017 Vancouver IMATS this upcoming weekend.

As a self-taught makeup artist and body painter, Kat was apart of the 2014 IMATS and knew in that moment that she was on the right path. From being featured in Skin Markz Magazine for her amazing work to founding Little Monsters Studio, Kat has certainly left her mark in the makeup industry.

We are beyond excited to see Kat compete at the 2017 IMATS Battle of the Brushes on October 15 in the Beauty/Fantasy category. Catch JCI Makeup graduate and educator live at IMATS at 3:15 PM this Sunday!

An Interview with Kathleen Fowlstone:

What are you most excited about for IMATS?

Education! Learning new tips and tricks from industry professionals is priceless.

What is your favorite makeup brand? 

Mehron because of their variety in products.

Why did you choose to enroll at JCI for Makeup?

JCI offers a complete program with highly supportive staff and teachers!

Who is your all-time favorite makeup artist? 

Ve Neil, she is the brains behind many of my favorite movie makeups.

Which celebrity would you like to work with in the future and why?

Tim Burton! I would love to be the MUA that brings an iconic character to life.

Name your top 3 makeup products you can’t live without:

Anastasia Beverly Hills eyebrow products, Kat Von D tattoo liner, and Urban Decay setting spray.

What’s your number one makeup advice you could give? 

Be confident in your abilities, and always be open to learning from your peers.

 If you could give up one makeup product, which would it be: Mascara, Eyeliner, Lipstick, Highlighter or Foundation? 

Sorry highlighter!

MAKE SURE TO CATCH Kathleen Fowlstone AT IMATS ON OCTOBER 15 AT THE VANCOUVER CONVENTION CENTRE EAST (HALL B). FOLLOW JCI INSTAGRAM FOR MORE COVERAGE ON THE EVENT LIVE AND VISIT IMATS VANCOUVER FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE EVENT.


The Makeup Artistry Diploma Program has gained an industry-wide reputation for excellence, giving students an exceptional network of contacts and resources when they enter the marketplace. During the 10-month full-time program, students study everything from glamor and special occasion makeup to special effects makeup and prosthetics application techniques. With classes limited to 16 students, individualized attention and encouragement foster each student’s personal and professional growth potential.

John Casablancas Institute is the pioneer of prosthetic lab techniques and face casting in Western Canada. This advanced level of training affords our graduates amazing opportunities and a significant advantage for a career in film, TV or theater.

 

Davneet Dhillon,
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