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FASHION & BEATY MAKEUP CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Are you product-obsessed? Inspired by everything beauty? Into the glamour, but not the gore? If you answered yes, yes…most definitely yes, then the FAB Makeup program was designed for you.

This six-month program will teach you what it takes to gain a foothold in the beauty industry, equipping you with the skills you need to become a successful, working makeup artist. You’ll start with the basics, like skin care and everyday makeup, then go on to master bridal makeup, high-fashion, glamour makeup, airbrushing, and hairstyling.

On top of providing you with an immersive, hands-on education, the FAB Makeup program has a renowned reputation for connecting students with influential industry contacts. By the end of the program, you’ll graduate with the entrepreneurial mindset and portfolio you need to launch your career as an artist.

FASHION + BEAUTY MAKEUP PROGRAM PROFILE

FASHION + BEAUTY MAKEUP PROGRAM PROFILE

FASHION + BEAUTY MAKEUP PROGRAM PROFILE

BEAUTY MAKEUP 1

MAKEUP ARTISTRY ESSENTIALS

BEAUTY MAKEUP 1

MAKEUP ARTISTRY ESSENTIALS

INTRODUCTION TO THE INDUSTRY

  • Role of the makeup artist and job opportunities
  • Professional Makeup kit—makeup products, tools and equipment
  • Makeup Brushes—discussion of hair and fiber types, the individual use of each brush, cleaning and maintenance
  • Sanitation and Hygiene procedures

SEMINAR 1 • COSMETIC RETAILING

  • Cosmetic brands / products & their unique features
  • Professional selling skills development
  • The best way of presenting products

THE BIOLOGY OF THE SKIN AND FACIAL SHAPES

  • How to identify different skin types — dry, normal, oily
  • How to select the appropriate skincare products for a particular skin type
  • Basic concepts of highlighting, shading and contouring
  • Deep analysis of face, eye, nose and lip shapes

SEMINAR 2 • HAIR STYLING

  • Fundamentals
  • Decades
  • Bridal & Special Occasion Styling
  • Model testing
  • Current Trends
  • Avant Garde

MAKEUP APPLICATION PRINCIPLES

  • Colour theory
  • Skin tone analysis
  • Basic corrective makeup techniques
  • How to select correct foundation for various skin types and tones
  • Classic eyebrow shaping
  • Makeup designs for daytime, evening and special occasions
  • Makeup for various ethnicities
  • Speed Application—“The 20 Minute Makeup”

INTRODUCTION TO THE INDUSTRY

  • Role of the makeup artist and job opportunities
  • Professional Makeup kit—makeup products, tools and equipment
  • Makeup Brushes—discussion of hair and fiber types, the individual use of each brush, cleaning and maintenance
  • Sanitation and Hygiene procedures

SEMINAR 1 • COSMETIC RETAILING

  • Cosmetic brands / products & their unique features
  • Professional selling skills development
  • The best way of presenting products

THE BIOLOGY OF THE SKIN AND FACIAL SHAPES

  • How to identify different skin types — dry, normal, oily
  • How to select the appropriate skincare products for a particular skin type
  • Basic concepts of highlighting, shading and contouring
  • Deep analysis of face, eye, nose and lip shapes

SEMINAR 2 • HAIR STYLING

  • Fundamentals
  • Decades
  • Bridal & Special Occasion Styling
  • Model testing
  • Current Trends
  • Avant Garde

MAKEUP APPLICATION PRINCIPLES

  • Colour theory
  • Skin tone analysis
  • Basic corrective makeup techniques
  • How to select correct foundation for various skin types and tones
  • Classic eyebrow shaping
  • Makeup designs for daytime, evening and special occasions
  • Makeup for various ethnicities
  • Speed Application—“The 20 Minute Makeup”

BEAUTY MAKEUP 2

PHOTOGRAPHY, HIGH FASHION & DECADES MAKEUP

BEAUTY MAKEUP 2

PHOTOGRAPHY, HIGH FASHION & DECADES MAKEUP

MAKEUP FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Photo-shoot etiquettes
  • Building the professional makeup kit for fashion and print-work
  • Makeup artist’s portfolio
  • Makeup styles and strengths for various photography work
  • Current fashion trends
  • In-studio and outdoor lighting
  • Black & White and Colour film stocks
  • Application of false eyelashes
  • Bridal makeup techniques
  • Client make-overs

FASHION & RUNWAY MAKEUP

  • Makeup for various fashion show formats
  • Current industry trends
  • Avant-garde makeup designs and applications

DECADES MAKEUP & TRANSFORMATIONS

  • In-depth study of makeup for each decade
  • Celebrity look-a-like
  • Male to female drag makeup
  • Music Video Creative
  • Showgirl

MAKEUP FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Photo-shoot etiquettes
  • Building the professional makeup kit for fashion and print-work
  • Makeup artist’s portfolio
  • Makeup styles and strengths for various photography work
  • Current fashion trends
  • In-studio and outdoor lighting
  • Black & White and Colour film stocks
  • Application of false eyelashes
  • Bridal makeup techniques
  • Client make-overs

FASHION & RUNWAY MAKEUP

  • Makeup for various fashion show formats
  • Current industry trends
  • Avant-garde makeup designs and applications

DECADES MAKEUP & TRANSFORMATIONS

  • In-depth study of makeup for each decade
  • Celebrity look-a-like
  • Male to female drag makeup
  • Music Video Creative
  • Showgirl

BEAUTY MAKEUP 3

MAKEUP AIRBRUSHING TECHNIQUES, PHOTOSHOP (COMPUTER LAB)

BEAUTY MAKEUP 3

MAKEUP AIRBRUSHING TECHNIQUES, PHOTOSHOP (COMPUTER LAB)

AIRBRUSHING TECHNIQUES

  • How to operate an airbrush
  • Working with stencils
  • Airbrush makeup application on face, body and hair
  • Airbrush tanning and “Red Carpet”
  • Fantasy makeup application
  • Body Makeup; Tattoo Coverage
  • Temporary Tattoo design and application

COMPUTER LAB 1 • PHOTOSHOP

  • Photo Correction
  • Image Enhancing
  • Color Adjustment
  • Digital Design

COMPUTER LAB 2 • MARKETING

  • Branding Your Company
  • Branding Core Values
  • Logo Design
  • Utilizing Social Media: Youtube, Instagram, Snapchat

SEMINAR 3 • EMPLOYMENT CLINIC

  • Career planning
  • Possibility of starting own business / freelance work
  • Business plan development
  • Self-marketing strategies
  • Negotiating the contract
  • Invoicing
  • Cover letter and resume preparation
  • Business card design

AIRBRUSHING TECHNIQUES

  • How to operate an airbrush
  • Working with stencils
  • Airbrush makeup application on face, body and hair
  • Airbrush tanning and “Red Carpet”
  • Fantasy makeup application
  • Body Makeup; Tattoo Coverage
  • Temporary Tattoo design and application

COMPUTER LAB 1 • PHOTOSHOP

  • Photo Correction
  • Image Enhancing
  • Color Adjustment
  • Digital Design

COMPUTER LAB 2 • MARKETING

  • Branding Your Company
  • Branding Core Values
  • Logo Design
  • Utilizing Social Media: Youtube, Instagram, Snapchat

SEMINAR 3 • EMPLOYMENT CLINIC

  • Career planning
  • Possibility of starting own business / freelance work
  • Business plan development
  • Self-marketing strategies
  • Negotiating the contract
  • Invoicing
  • Cover letter and resume preparation
  • Business card design

FASHION & BEAUTY MAKEUP PROGRAM DIRECTORS

FASHION & BEAUTY MAKEUP PROGRAM DIRECTORS

FASHION & BEAUTY MAKEUP PROGRAM DIRECTORS

MARIE ZAMPINI

Program Co-Director & Senior Educational Manager

Marie has over two decades of experience under her belt as a professional makeup artist and hairdresser. She has been a dedicated instructor at JCI since 1997, and now, she also holds the titles of Co-Program Director and Senior Education Administrator. On top of her natural ability to lead, Marie is a gifted artist who displays an unwavering passion for her work, both in and out of the classroom.

In the film industry, Marie has worked on sets including The Chronicles of Riddick and the award-winning film, Island of Shadows.

Her fashion and commercial portfolio boasts well-known brands like Off the Wall Clothing, Canadian Airlines, Canada 3000, L.G., Hasbro and MTV. She has also worked for Bobbi Brown Cosmetics and with living beauty legend, Laura Mercier—who is known as the go-to makeup artist for celebs like Madonna, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Jennifer Lopez. You also may have seen Marie on Urban Rush and Breakfast Television, where she shares makeup tips and trade secrets. With her finger always on this pulse, Marie is constantly soaking up industry knowledge that she can pass on to her students.

JENNINE COOK

Program Co-Director & Industry Liaison

Makeup is more than just a career for Jennine; it’s a way of life. She began her career in film at the New York Film Academy, then studied costume and art design at the Vancouver Film School. She found her true calling when she started studying makeup, two decades ago at JCI.

After graduating with honours from both JCI’s Makeup Artistry Diploma Program and Mastery in Prosthetics Program, Jennine spent a decade working in film and television, specifically for W Network and Slice. She filled the gaps between seasons by working on commercials for McDonald’s, Mattel Toys, OxiClean, and Kohl’s. Jennine discovered her love for special effects makeup while working on a variety of films, ultimately leading to a Leo Award nomination for Best Makeup in a Short Drama in 2006.

Throughout her career, Jennine has dabbled in every aspect of the industry. Now, she co-runs the makeup program and acts as the Industry Liaison at JCI. As Industry Liaison, Jennine has accumulated an extensive network of contacts, including point people at companies such as Sephora, Nordstrom, Holt Renfrew, and MAC, as well as key players in the TV and film industries. She regularly refers artists to work at Breakfast Television and CityTV, and has also hired students to work at Vancouver Fashion Week, as part of JCI’s sponsorship of the event. Jennine is the person you know that’s in the know, and she’s here to help you make connections that count in the makeup world.

To date, Jennine considers being the owner of Transformation, her local makeup and theatrical supply shop in White Rock, one her greatest accomplishments. As someone who has consistently redefined what it means to be a successful artist, Jennine brings an incredibly dynamic, well-rounded perspective to the JCI community.

PORTFOLIO WORKSHOPS

PORTFOLIO WORKSHOPS

PORTFOLIO WORKSHOPS

JCI MIXERS

JCI MIXERS are free photo shoots designed for JCI students looking to put their skills to use and gain more practical experience. Each student will work on a team consisting of a makeup student, a hair student and a fashion student. Together, the students will create three looks. At the end of the workshop students will receive a Certificate of Recognition and credit towards their final grade. JCI MIXERS happen on the last Sunday of every month and are great rehearsals for the Build Your Own Book (BYOB) workshop.

BYOB

BYOB sounds fun, because it is. Build Your Own Book is a photo shoot developed for the top JCI students in the hair, makeup and fashion programs. The networking opportunities, creative advancement, team development and photoshoot experience are just a few reasons why this is one of JCI’s most coveted workshops. During this full-scale photo shoot, students work alongside JC Model Management models and local professional photographers to create 20 production quality images for their portfolio.

JCI MIXERS

JCI MIXERS are free photo shoots designed for JCI students looking to put their skills to use and gain more practical experience. Each student will work on a team consisting of a makeup student, a hair student and a fashion student. Together, the students will create three looks. At the end of the workshop students will receive a Certificate of Recognition and credit towards their final grade. JCI MIXERS happen on the last Sunday of every month and are great rehearsals for the Build Your Own Book (BYOB) workshop.

BYOB

BYOB sounds fun, because it is. Build Your Own Book is a photo shoot developed for the top JCI students in the hair, makeup and fashion programs. The networking opportunities, creative advancement, team development and photoshoot experience are just a few reasons why this is one of JCI’s most coveted workshops. During this full-scale photo shoot, students work alongside JC Model Management models and local professional photographers to create 20 production quality images for their portfolio.

PICK A CAREER THAT SUITS YOUR STYLE

PICK A CAREER THAT SUITS YOUR STYLE

PICK A CAREER THAT SUITS YOUR STYLE

Freelance Makeup Artist

  • Photography
  • Fashion
  • Advertisements
  • Magazines/Newspapers
  • Billboards/Bus shelters
  • Models Portfolios/Actors Headshots
  • Model Testing
  • Fashion Shows
  • Hair Shows
  • Bridal Makeup
  • Special Events Makeup Artists for Department Store lines and salons

Salon Makeup Artist

  • Make-Overs
  • Bridal
  • Grads
  • Cosmetic Sales (Retail)

Department Store

  • Department Store Cosmetics Manager/Assistant Manager
  • Cosmetic Line Counter Manger
  • Cosmetic Line Makeup Artist/Consultant (Make Overs, Bridal, Grads, Cosmetic sales

Cosmetic Company

  • Trainer
  • Event Coordinator
  • Sales Representative
  • National and International Makeup Artist

Social Media Artist/ Influencer

Wholesaling Representative

Manufacturer’s Representative

Makeup Instructor

  • Makeup Artistry Schools
  • Seminars for various companies
  • Guest Speakers for various events
  • Adult Education Courses

Camouflage

  • Burn Unit
  • Look Good, Feel Better (Cancer Patients)
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Disfigurements (Birthmarks, colour flaw etc.)

Freelance Makeup Artist

  • Photography
  • Fashion
  • Advertisements
  • Magazines/Newspapers
  • Billboards/Bus shelters
  • Models Portfolios/Actors Headshots
  • Model Testing
  • Fashion Shows
  • Hair Shows
  • Bridal Makeup
  • Special Events Makeup Artists for Department Store lines and salons

Salon Makeup Artist

  • Make-Overs
  • Bridal
  • Grads
  • Cosmetic Sales (Retail)

Department Store

  • Department Store Cosmetics Manager/Assistant Manager
  • Cosmetic Line Counter Manger
  • Cosmetic Line Makeup Artist/Consultant (Make Overs, Bridal, Grads, Cosmetic sales

Cosmetic Company

  • Trainer
  • Event Coordinator
  • Sales Representative
  • National and International Makeup Artist

Social Media Artist/ Influencer

Wholesaling Representative

Manufacturer’s Representative

Makeup Instructor

  • Makeup Artistry Schools
  • Seminars for various companies
  • Guest Speakers for various events
  • Adult Education Courses

Camouflage

  • Burn Unit
  • Look Good, Feel Better (Cancer Patients)
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Disfigurements (Birthmarks, colour flaw etc.)

OUR STUDENTS SAY IT BEST

OUR STUDENTS SAY IT BEST

OUR STUDENTS SAY IT BEST

“I had a great experience in the program. I feel like I am leaving the program with the knowledge and skills to allow me to succeed in the makeup industry. I would recommend this program to anyone. The teachers were all so helpful and informative. I always felt comfortable and the environment was so positive.”

KYLIE HEPPNER

“I had a great experience in the program. I feel like I am leaving the program with the knowledge and skills to allow me to succeed in the makeup industry. I would recommend this program to anyone. The teachers were all so helpful and informative. I always felt comfortable and the environment was so positive.”

MANLEEN MANGAT

“I moved over 6000km across the country to come to JCI. I was told many times by multiple people in my life to stay home and go to a local school, but i am 100% certain i wouldn’t have left with as much knowledge and experience as JCI has given me.”

DYLAN RONALDS

“I had so much fun doing the fab program. I absolutely loved what we learned and the environment that we were taught in. I truly felt that everyone here wants you to succeed and do well in the industry. The instructors pushed me to excel in my work and gave me confidence in it, too. Thank you so much for this amazing program and school.”

ELISHA SHARMA

FAB GRADUATE SPOTLIGHTS

GRADUATE SPOTLIGHTS

GRADUATE SPOTLIGHTS

RACHEL JONES

Makeup Artistry Graduate

Rachel is the epitome of an artist. While studying her Makeup Artistry Diploma at JCI, she simultaneously earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Emily Carr University. Rachel, a previous JCI Instructor currently living and working in London, England, thinks outside of the box and her makeup applications are truly works of art. Her talent was rewarded on many occasions including First Place in the Make Up Forever 20th Anniversary Competition and the Vancouver Fashion Week Competition. Rachel was also the Canadian runner-up for the Lancôme Color Design Awards. Rachel has worked on over a dozen films and has been a regular contributor of features in Easy Living, Eve, British Glamour, Essentials, Bon Marche magazines, Ikea catalogues, and Vanity Fair. As a member of Bobbi Brown, Nars, and MAC cosmetic teams, she also dipped her hand in the retail side of the industry. Rachel has extensive experience in makeup for music videos, fashion shows (Marc Jacobs), television, models’ portfolios, actors’ head shots, theatre, and body painting.

SAMANTHA RAVNDAHL

Makeup Artistry Graduate

Since completing her MUA Diploma, Samantha has kept herself busy working with numerous internationally-known makeup companies including MAC, Smashbox, YSL, Tarte, Anastasia Beverly Hills, and Urban Decay Cosmetics as a Social Media Superstar. Even more impressive is the way she utilizes social media to promote her artistry. Earning her way into international stardom through her fantastic makeup tutorials, Samantha’s skill and talents have been noticed by millions of viewers and followers! Sam’s biggest tip is to “Network, network, network! You never know who you will meet or who will take an interest in your work. You will feel discouraged at times, but keep creating- it’s important to stay passionate about the work you do. Most importantly, remain humble! You always have more to learn. Whether you have been in the industry for ten days, ten months, or ten years, there is someone out there with something to teach you that will make you a more well-rounded artist.” We cannot wait to see what the future holds for this rising star.

JENNY RUTH

Makeup Artistry Graduate

By the time Jenny graduated from JCI’s MUA Diploma Program, she’d already completed 30 photo shoots, 15 weddings, 4 music videos, and 2 short films. It was no surprise she claimed the Overall Achievement Award at her graduation. Now, Jenny is known as an award-winning and double-Leo-nominated makeup artist, who specializes in cruelty-free beauty. Jenny advocates against animal testing and for pure, botanical-based beauty by working as an Arbonne Independent Consultant. On top of it all, Jenny also teaches at JCI and is the owner and principal stylist at Mink Makeup and Hair—one of the city’s most renowned bridal beauty studios.

SARA AU YEONG

Makeup Artistry Graduate

Sara graduated at the top of her class in JCI’s Makeup Artistry Diploma Program. From there, she went on obtain her business degree and was scouted by LVMH and The L’Oreal Group with offers from Toronto, Los Angeles and New York. Sara’s talents have taken her from fashion styling, to international make-up training, to cosmetics buying, to teaching. Through it all, Sara’s true passion was to create a brand of makeup that puts quality above everything else — so that’s exactly what she did. Her signature cat eye look inspired her to develop her first ever makeup product: the best-selling Amaterasu long-lasting liquid eyeliner.

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