(M-F 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - 57 Weeks)
2264 Clock Hours
This 2264 hour H.D Professional Masters II Head Department Make-up Artistry session is designed to help the trainee master the skills necessary of make-up materials application procedures to be employed in film and television, still photography studio, theater, or other related fields where an individual trained in all phases of make-up artistry is typically employed. It also provides trainees the instruction and skills necessary to work in prosthetics laboratory, independently, or in a special make-up effects laboratory environment for film and television. (This session builds on the elements learned in the H.D Professional Masters I Key Make-up Artistry Materials Procedures Training session) The H.D Professional Masters II Department Head Make-up Artistry Materials Procedures Training session teaches all aspects of corrective, glamour, fashion, and fantasy beauty make-ups as well as aging, hair work, injury simulation, monster construction, and prosthetic application.
The session is offered by means of lectures and hands-on labs. Session rooms and labs are designed to duplicate the actual environment of major film and television studio make-up departments
This professional make-up materials procedures training session is the most advanced training for the use of professional make-up material in an entertainment, fashion, society, commercial and make-up industry arenas. This session because if its length and wide scope is offered by several Joe Blasco Cosmetics, Inc. make-up materials trainers and subsequently it’s schedule is subject to change to accommodate the professional schedules normally held by trainers who work in the professional make-up and make-up marketing industry. This session is conducted as an expanded and highly comprehensive apprenticeship session with approximately one third of its session hours actually taken within the confines of the Joe Blasco cosmetics, Inc., MUA T.V, film and television studio facility in Hollywood and Palm Springs, CA and on location at various California cities such as Los Angeles, Pasadena, Santa Monica, and Malibu .This session is not available at the Orlando center. Individuals accepted into the session must be fully committed to a unique, dynamic, and changing work schedule and environment which the apprenticeship nature of the session shall dictate. Attendees of this session that have successfully completed 16 weeks of training are then permitted to also attend any and all other training sessions being held at the Hollywood center which does not conflict with the apprenticeship session of H.D Professional Masters II Department Head Make-up Artistry materials Procedures Training session schedule. This session’s schedule is announced on a weekly schedule through the use of e-mail and texting which shall alert the students of the time and location of the upcoming week’s session. The schedule is dispatched late Friday afternoon or Saturday. This session is also scheduled on specific Saturdays and Sundays to better accommodate the nature of the session and the professional schedule of the trainers. The final project evaluation shall be conducted by master make-up artists in each area of make-up materials procedures training, and by Mr. Blasco personally. This session is a “real world” apprenticeship type training process which far surpasses all other such training at any other institution.
I. Sanitization and Hygiene, product knowledge, safety procedures and materials discussion
II Anatomy of face and body
IV. Beauty Make-up Artistry
V. Advanced H.D. Beauty Techniques
VI. Airbrush Beauty Application
VII. Advanced Airbrush
VIII. Phase 1 Project
IX. Aging Make-up
X. Aging Make-Up II
XI. Hair Work
XII. Wig Making
XIII. Onset Hairstyling
XIV. Bald Cap
XV. Bald Cap II
XVI. Character Make-Up FX I
XVII. Character Make-Up FX II
XVIII. Character Effects Make-up III
XIX. Additional Projects, students selects from the following:
XX. Classical Monster construction Review of classics
XXI. Contemporary Monster Construction
XXIII. Silicone Application/Fabrication
XXIV. Gelatin Application/Fabrication
XXV. Phase Two Project
XXVI. Sanitation, Hygiene, product knowledge, safety procedures, kit inventory
XXVII. Anatomy of face and body
XXVIII. Prosthetic Design
XXIX. Sculpting Techniques
XXX. Advanced Full Face Quasimodo Sculpting
XXXI. Advanced Full Face Frankenstein Sculpting
XXXII. Advanced Full Face Alien Sculpting
XXXIII. Advanced Full Face Leprosy Sculpting
XXXIV. Foaming Techniques
XXXV. Color Techniques
XXXVI. Prosthetics Application
XXXVII. Administrative Make-up Programs
XXXVIII. Basic Photoshop
XXXIX. Advanced Photoshop
XL. Basic Z-brush
XLI. Advanced Z-brush
XLII. Digital Composition for make-up refinement
XLIII. Advanced Theatrical Live Stage Make-up for Historical Plays and Opera
XLIV. History of Hollywood Make-up Artists
XLV. Make-up in the movies
XLVI. Expanded Digital Cinematography
XLVII. History of lighting for motion pictures and television
XLVII. History of Hairstyling through the ages
XLVIII. Benefits of accounting and tax preparation for professional make-up artists
XLIX. Proper exercise and nutritional requirements of professional make-up artists.
L. Personality development and enhancement of behavioral protocol of make-up artistry
LI .Phase 2 materials Career/business Procedures /accounting processes/on-set and on-location materials usage/etiquette/ on-set professional demeanor
LII. Final Testing and session completion
Normally required hours:
|Product knowledge safety, hygiene, sanitation kit inventory||16 Clock Hours|
|Anatomy of face and body||16 Clock Hours|
|Business||24 Clock Hours|
|Beauty Make-up Artistry||80 Clock Hours|
|Advanced H.D Beauty Techniques||40Clock Hours|
|Fundamental Airbrush||40 Clock Hours|
|Advanced Airbrush||80 Clock Hours|
|Phase 1 Project||24 Clock Hours|
|Aging I||40 Clock Hours|
|Aging II||80 Clock Hours|
|Hair Work||80 Clock Hours|
|Wig Making||80 Clock Hours|
|Onset Hairstyling||40 Clock Hours|
|Bald Cap I||40 Clock Hours|
|Bald Cap II||40 Clock Hours|
|Character Make-up Effects I||80 Clock Hours|
|Character Make-up Effects II||40 Clock Hours|
|Character Make-up Effects III||40 Clock Hours|
|Additional Projects||40 Clock Hours|
|Classical Monster Construction||40 Clock Hours|
|Contemporary Monster Construction||40 Clock Hours|
|Prosthetics||40 Clock Hours|
|Silicone Application/Fabrication||120 Clock Hours|
|Gelatin Application/Fabrication||120 Clock Hours|
|Phase II Project||24 clock Hours|
|Sanitation, Hygiene, product knowledge, safety procedures, kit inventory||16 Clock Hours|
|Prosthetics design||40 Clock Hours|
|Sculpting Techniques||40 Clock Hours|
|Advanced Full face Quasimodo Sculpting||80 Clock Hours|
|Advanced Full Face Frankenstein Sculpting||80 Clock Hours|
|Advanced Full Face Alien Sculpting||80 Clock Hours|
|Advanced Full Face Leprosy Sculpting||80 Clock Hours|
|Foaming Techniques||40 Clock Hours|
|Color Techniques||40 Clock Hours|
|Prosthetics Application||40 Clock Hours|
|Administrative Make-up Programs||40 Clock Hours|
|Basic Photoshop||40 Clock Hours|
|Advanced Photoshop||40 Clock Hours|
|Basic Z- brush||40 Clock Hours|
|Advanced Z-brush||40 Clock Hours|
|Digital Composition for make-up refinement||40 Clock Hours|
|Advanced Theatrical Live Stage Make-up||40 Clock Hours|
|History of Hollywood Make-up Artistry||8 Clock Hours|
|Make-up in the Movies||8 Clock Hours|
|Expanded Digital Cinematography concepts||8 Clock Hours|
|History of lighting for motion pictures and television||8 Clock Hours|
|History of hairstyling through the ages||8 Clock Hours|
|Benefits of accounting and tax preparation||8 Clock Hours|
|Proper Exercise and nutritional requirements||8 Clock Hours|
|Personality development and enhancement of behavioral protocol||8 Clock Hours|
|Portfolio development||40 Clock Hours|
|Final Testing and graduation||24 Clock Hours|
This session focuses on cosmetic chemistry, manufacturing and private label procedures, skin care and make-up history.
This session introduces the student to the basics of Beauty make-up for motion pictures, television, still photography, and the stage. Additional topics include principles of highlighting and shading; classic beauty make-up; classic glamour make-up; natural high fashion make-up and fantasy beauty make-up.
3. Advanced H.D Beauty techniques
High fashion-focused session.
4. Airbrush Beauty Application
This session introduces trainees to the mechanics use , sanitation and maintenance of airbrushing.
5. Advanced Airbrush
This session introduced trainees to face and body painting.
6. Phase 1 project
Project that encompasses all the training thus far.
7. Aging Make-up
This session introduces the trainee to the theory , materials and techniques employed in creating aging make-up for motion pictures, television and the stage.
8. Aging make-up ii
Extensive training in transfer appliance fabrication and application.
9. Hair Work
This session covers the preparation and color blending of wool hair/human hair, silk hair , goat hair, angora hair, yak hair, horse hair, boar hair, and synthetic hair, the application of beards and chopped hair, creating natural hairlines for beards, mustaches with overlay and floating off complete pieces.
10. Wig making
This session introduces the trainee into wig making, cutting, setting, dressing, cleaning, color blocking and color blending of wool, yak hair, silk human hair, and synthetic fiber. The use of stove/iron including cleaning and maintenance and the use of a hackle and auxiliary hackle for onset and impromptu location work is also part of this session.
11. Onset Hairstyling
This session introduces the trainee to the assembly and explanation of the professional hairstyling kit and materials, conceptual considerations and proper washing of and setting for wigs of both human hair and synthetic fibers.
12. Bald Cap
This session introduces the design, construction, and application of caps for make-up effects. Additional topics include cap painting, proper cap removal, patching and repairs and shaved head effect.
13. Bald cap II
This session introduces the trainee to the advanced Full head silicone bald cap and to utilize pre-made rubber bald caps.
14. Character Make-up FX I
This session covers injury simulation and , injury transfer, appliance, fabrications and applications.
15. Character Make-up FX II
This session covers death and gore simulation.
16. Character Make-up FX III
This session introduces character design.
17. Addition Projects, students select from the following
Students can select from the following projects: prospector, prize fighter, soldier in battle, historical character, pirate, bearded mountain climber, fireman, drug addict, and zombie/vampire and / or CSI injury/corpse
18. Classical Monster Construction
This session reviews the classical monster construction of Frankestein as done by Jack Pierce in 1931, Dracula in the style of Bela Lugosi’s character, warewolf in the style of Boris Karloff’s as done by Jack Pierce.
19. Contemporary Monster construction
This session introduces the student to design and execution of the original monster concept.
This session introduces the trainee to the theory and techniques for the production and application of prosthetic appliance. Topics include small casting of nose flash and mold sculptures, cast gelatin into finished molds and practicing application with extra pieces.
21. Silicone Application/Fabrication
This session introduces the trainee to doing life cast’s on their model using Smooth-on’s Body double silicone, creating polyurethane and fiberglass positives to sculpt prosthetics, creating naturalistic and believable character prosthetics , sculpt a facial prosthetic designed to blend onto the model’s skin to enhance features, work with polyurethane to make “state of the art molds”
Mold sculpted prosthetics with polyurethane materials and fiberglass, Airbrush vinyl into the molds to encapsulate intrinsically pigmented silicone gel.
22. Gelatin Application/Fabrication
This session introduces the trainee to the Gelatin application and fabrication.
23. Phase Two Project
Phase two project is a project that will encompass everything that the trainee has been trained on thus far.
24. Anatomy of face and body
This session further introduces the trainee to the anatomy of the face and body.
25. Prosthetic design
This session introduces the trainee to rendering, as well as to the psychological preparation of the subject for facial impression.
26. Sculpting Techniques
This session introduces the trainee into advanced sculpting techniques on a positive cast, sculpting on isolated cast techniques, and sculpting maquetts.
27. Advanced Full Face Quasimodo Sculpting
This session introduces the trainee to advanced full face Quasimodo sculpting.
28. Advanced Full Face Frankenstein Sculpting
This session introduces the trainee to advanced full face Frankenstein sculpting.
29. Advanced Full Face Alien Sculpting
This session introduces the trainee to advanced full face alien sculpting.
30. Advanced Full Face Leprosy Sculpting
This session introduces the trainee to advanced full face leprosy sculpting.
31. Foaming Techniques
This session introduces the trainee to foam latex compounds and the preparation of casts for foaming. Other topics also include introduction of foam rubber into molds and techniques of cleaning clay from negative and positive casts.
32. Color Techniques
This session introduces the trainee to Intrinsic and Extrinsic color techniques.
33. Prosthetic Application
This session introduces the trainee to the preparation of client application, application and removal of appliances and coloring.
34. Administrative Make-up Programs
This session introduces the trainee to sales, business, and accounting techniques, career development of resumes, business cards and portfolios. Other topics include MSDS and sanitation information
35. Basic Photoshop
This session introduces the trainee to basic photoshop.
36. Advanced Photoshop
This session introduces the trainee to advanced photoshop
37. Basic Z-brush
This session introduces the trainee to basic Z-brush.
38. Digital Composition for make-up refinement
This session introduces the trainee to digital composition for make-up refinement.
39. Advanced Theatrical Live Stage Make-up for Historical Plays and Opera
This session introduces the trainee to the differences in application for theatrical live stage make-up for historical plays and opera.
40. History of Hollywood Make-up Artists
This session introduces the trainee to the Max factor organization and products, the Westmore’s of Hollywood, Burmann’s of Hollywood, Dawn’s of Hollywood, and the Bau’s of Hollywood. Other topics include the work of Jack Pierce , work of Charles Schram/William Tuttle, the work ofHarry Thomas, the work of Phillip Leakey and the work of Joe Blasco.
41. Make-up in the movies
This session will have the trainee select a series of 12 films selected by Mr. Blasco personally which exhibit monumental and inspirational work done by make-up artists from film and television mediums.
42. Expanded Digital Cinematography
This session introduces the trainee to the effects of cinematography upon make-up artistry now and into the future.
43. History of lighting for motion pictures and television
This session introduces the trainee to current modern lighting innovations and how they have impacted the make-up industry.
44. History of Hairstyling through the ages
This session introduces the trainee to the creation of hairstyles associated with historical characters.
45. Benefits of accounting and tax preparation for professional make-up artists
This session introduces the trainee to the benefits of accounting and tax preparation.
46. Proper exercise and nutrition requirements
This session is designed to improve the health, longevity and endurance of the make-up artist in both film and television.
47. Personality development and enhancement of behavioral protocol of make-up artistry
This session introduces the trainee to the development and enhancement of behavioral protocol in the make-up industry
48. Phase Two Materials Career/business Procedures/accounting processes/on-set and on-location materials usage/etiquette/on-set professional demeanor
This session furthers the training in accounting processes vital to materials usage, on location and onset training working with professional materials upon models, demonstrating materials usage to photographers to gain experience in the industry. Other topics include in field materials usage working with hair dressers, set designers, still photographers and lighting designers, as well filed trips to Joe Blasco Cosmetics warehouse center and store in Palm Springs, field trip to MUATV studios in Palm Springs and field trip to cosmetics manufacturing research and development factory.
49. Final Testing and session completion
Trainees will be graded based upon their individual weekly projects. Grades will also be issued for homework. A comprehensive final exam will be given in order to determine the extent a student has retained the information throughout the course.
Text Books: “The Professional Makeup Artist” Vol. 1, 2 and 3 by Joe Blasco and Vincent J-R Kehoe Joe Blasco Advanced Prosthetics Safety Manual