Moisturizer (light/oil free)
Brow pencils and shadows
Lip sticks and glosses and pencils
Cream black liner
Disposable mascara applicators
False lashes and adhesive
NOTE - Please don't worry too much about what you need for your kit. Wait until your start date until you finish purchasing all of your kit supplies, since you will be able to see what Jessica uses. Remember, graduates can apply for their M.A.C. Pro card.
Is my certificate recognized internationally? Yes, it is recognized internationally
How can I apply for my MAC Pro card after I graduate?
An example of professional identification must be included with the application and membership fee. Examples of professional identification include one of the following: union card, professional license or publication masthead, or any two of the following: Agency branded composite card, editorial page with name credit, program or press material with name and profession, professional website (must list profession and be self-hosted), certificate/diploma. Required professional identification must be current (within one year) and indicate your name and specific profession. M·A·C Pro reserves the right to require additional professional documentation at any time. All professional documentation will be saved in your digital profile and not visible to anyone other than our customer service team. Submitted documents will be destroyed after processing and will not be returned. M·A·C Pro reserves the right to reject the application for any reason.
Do I receive a certificate after the course? Yes. You will receive a certificate as a makeup artist after completing the "Fashion & Bridal Makeup Artist Certificate Program". The certificates are issued by the founder, Jessica Obregon in Canada.
I'm not meaning any disrespect when I ask this, but with your programs being just a week, how does it compare to other schools who are way more expensive and take longer periods of time? I'm just trying to gather as much information as I can. Other schools cover topics (e.g. foundations) for longer periods of time. They have bigger classes with one instructor and they have people paying to get their makeup done by the students at the school. Essentially the students are working for the school, not for themselves. There is a limit when it comes to makeup, from there your experience and creativity are everything.
Can I take the weekend class before I take the 1 week certificate program since I'm already a makeup artist? No. All students must complete the 1 week Certificate Program before they take a weekend class.
How much is the total fee for the 1 week Certificate Program? $895 (including your registration fee)
When is my tuition fee due? On your start date.
How can I pay for my registration fee and tuition? You can pay by certified cheque, bank draft, money order, cash, email money transfer or paypal (no personal cheques accepted)
Is there parking at the school? No, but there is a payed parking lot close by.
What does a class look like in action?
I am interested in becoming a freelance makeup artist, specializing in bridal and was wondering if your classes would be a good fit? Yes. The 1 week Certificate Program would be perfect.
I am wondering approximately how much I will have to spend on the kit? Depending on the brands you purchase, your kit can start at $300 and up.
Where can I look for a job as a makeup artist? Bridal, makeup counters, fashion shows, photographers, films, movies, music videos, salons, spas & television.
How much do makeup artists get paid? bridal: $300 and up / daily rate: $200 and up / makeup counters: $14 and up
How much it costs for the two classes in a row? $1290 (you save $100 on tuition if you take them together)
What would the time schedule be for the day and night classes? Monday - Friday from 10:00-3:00 (day) and 5:30-10:00 (night)
Is my certificate recognized internationally? Yes.
I saw your office hours on the website and I'm wondering if you accept random drop-ins to the studio? It's best if you make an appointment to visit your location, so you don't interupt classes.
How do I find out about jobs or volunteer assignments? Students keep in touch on Paramita's Makeup Artist Graduates page on Facebook to find job/volunteer postings.
Is there any financial assistance available for students? No, since the class is only 1 week long. Fees are set and are due on the start dates.
Where can I stay while I attend classes? Students can stay downtown Toronto at many different types of accommodations. (hotels, hostels, b&b's and inns)
Is there a waiting list to get into the classes? The classes fill up very quickly. It's on a first come first serve basis. If you have the option to register online, then there are seats available. It's very important to reply to your online registration with you confirmation number and send your registration fee to hold your seat.
I really want to work on films. Which class should I take?
If you take the 2 day "Fashion, Film & Photography Makeup Artist Certificate" following your 1 week Certificate Program, you will be taught what to do on a film set. We cover it all. I've had students tell me that they went to work on a film and the crew thought that they were working in the industry for years, when it was their first film. That's how much we cover. It's not just about the makeup, but about what's happening on a film, who's in charge etc. What to expect. I even show you a time sheet and a call sheet.
How easy/hard would it be to get into the film industry? In the beginning you would volunteer on short films or at film schools, but once you get 'in' you stay 'in'. It's a good idea to make a lot of connections/contacts with the crew so that they can recommend you on other films etc.