with bridal artist Nika Vaughan & Kyle John Photography
Dates: June 17 & 18, 2018
Location: Chicago, IL
Day One - Bridal Makeup Class Only: $475
Two Days - Both Bridal Makeup & Photo Session: $750
Refine and elevate your bridal technique. Experiment with new airbrush and hand applied makeup skills and tools. Transform your portfolio and attract your ideal client.
In this intensive, hands on class, bridal makeup artist Nika Vaughan and fine art film photographer Kyle John will work with you to develop a stronger voice in your bridal artistry.
Day One - Bridal Makeup with Nika Vaughan, lead artist/owner of Nika Vaughan Bridal Artists
Day one will be exclusively focused on finessing and advancing your bridal hand applied, airbrush makeup, and cluster eyelash techniques with Nika.
Day One Morning:
Bridal Preview Demo: Create Amazing Trial Appointments for Your Clients
Makeup Coverage: Airbrush & Hand Applied
Longwear Makeup: Adjusting to fit the Environment
Color Correction for Different Skintones
Contouring: When to Enhance vs. Transform
Day One Afternoon:
Student Hands On Practice
Shared class products and airbrush tools will be available
Critiques with Nika Vaughan
Day Two - Bridal Beauty Photoshoot with film photographer Kyle John Photography
Kyle John is an internationally recognized fine art photographer specializing in editorial, lifestyle and wedding photography all around the world. To date, his work has been featured in top international publications including Martha Stewart Weddings, Vogue, Brides, Style Me Pretty, Once Wed, Magnolia Rouge, Wedding Sparrow, among many others.
Day 2 includes individual styled bridal shoots with guidance from Nika and Kyle. Students will learn fine art wedding style creative direction, and create beautiful new images for their portfolios. Each student will do 2 bridal looks on a model, and receive 4 final images from the shoot. Models, hair services, and wardrobe will be provided for Day 2.
This class is for those who have a basic knowledge of makeup artistry.
Students should bring their pro kits to class.
For more info, please visit www.chicagobeautyexchange.com.
Bridal Business Seminar II: Financial Growth & Operations (Afternoon Only)
$150.00 - $175.00
Bridal Business Seminar, Financial Growth & Operations
Lead Artist/Owner of
Nika Vaughan Bridal Artists
Date: Sunday, May 6
Time: 1:30p - 4:30p
$175.00 Morning Seminar Only
$150 Per Seminar If Attending Full Day
Veteran bridal beauty artist Nika Vaughan will provide an introduction to the the foundations of small business growth, including operating procedures, invoices, taxes, administrative technology, contracts, and customer service and team management.
This class covers:
Developing Company Operating Procedures: What are they & how do you share them
Client & Studio Relations Management Tools: Tracking & preparation for future growth
Embracing Technology: Organization for every aspect of your business
Contracts: For those who hire you & those you hire
Invoicing & Taxes: Anticipate & Track
Customer Service & Team Management: Meet the needs of your team & the clients they service
This seminar is for the bridal artist seeking to elevate her small business knowledge within the wedding and beauty industries.
THIS IS A BUSINESS/MARKETING CLASS ONLY. NO BEAUTY INSTRUCTION.
Whether it's time to challenge yourself with new techniques, or you're ready to take your business and love of beauty to the next level, small business and professional makeup and hair styling classes enable you to grow as an artist.