Washington, D.C. Class

Sara’s influential and inspirational class heads to Washington, D.C. August 11th. Get the class PLUS a TML Magic Mount Key Light 2.0 kit for only $400! Already own your TML and not looking for another? Get the class alone for $250! It’s a deal you can’t miss. Click here for details.

IMATS – Atlanta Artistry Unlocked: Get details

This November, Sara brings her master class Lighting for Makeup Artists to Atlanta, Georgia! Atlanta makeup artists, this is the one you’ve been waiting for. Sara’s class is Friday, November 16th. Tickets are on sale now! 

Lighting for Make-Up Artists 101 ©
Makeup and Lighting – An Introduction

  • Have a basic understanding of lighting
  • Be able to make adjustments in any lighting situation
  • Develop a relationship with the Director of Photography (DP) or Lighting Designer (LD)
  • Understand the relationship between lighting and make-up, and how one effects the other

We will be covering, for example; Light Objectives, Color Mixing, Defining Color, Hues and Saturation, Lighting Equipment, Lighting Accessories and much more!

Class Itinerary

Registration & Welcome at 8.00am
Light Breakfast & Coffee 8.30am (depending on class location)
Course Begins 9.00am
Course finishes 5.00pm
Lunch can be purchased locally
The first half is the Theory portion.
The second half is the Practical portion.
Cost $250.00 US
Payments can be made by clicking the link at the top left of this page
Spaces are limited


Application makeup skills relating to product placement, and a basic knowledge of health & safety, client conformity

Small basic makeup kit – Foundation for both warm and cool skin tones, concealer, corrector, powder, highlight, contour makeup brushes and/or Sponges, brush cleaner.

COME WITH A CLEAN FACE, as you will be doing makeup on each other. There is a reason behind this and you will find out in the class! Any problems registering please: email.

Welcome to the Lighting for Makeup Artists101 © workshop, by 2-time Emmy® Nominated, Multi-Award Winning & Christian Broadcasting Network, Principal Makeup and Makeup Effects Artist Sara Seidman Vance. Designed for makeup professionals, lecturers, & makeup trainees who want to understand the core values behind lighting technology both on set, and on location. This workshop will demonstrate how the correct lighting works to filter and create the perfect balance in makeup, how to be able to determine how your makeup will appear under different lighting circumstances and how to be able to interact with the Director of Photography or Lighting Designer with confidence.

Lighting package by The Makeup Light (TML), designed and created by Michael Astalos. The workshop will feature the TML lighting technology, which has been created to enhance your makeup through digital mediums delivering outstanding results. TML supplies lighting to leading international makeup artists around the globe, providing this number one lighting technology which is used on Hollywood film productions, makeup schools, fashion, print, weddings and is now reaching other genres in both makeup and cosmetology.

Michael Astalos built this lighting system at the request of Vivian Baker an accomplished beauty and special effect makeup artist for Feature Films.

Students/Makeup Artists will create their own makeup using each other as models which will be viewed on a 4K monitor, Sara will collectively coach each student to further enhance both makeup skills and confidence.

Lighting for Makeup Artists 101 © will showcase how lighting can enhance or hinder the makeup artists work, lighting is the key element that can define our work.

The TML lighting system is a portable lighting device which can be used for demonstrations, workshops, education, on & off set.