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2022 Class Schedules

June 11,2022 I.A.T.S.E 798 New Orleans

Other locations TBD: Melbourne, Portugal, Other US states and Korea.


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

At the end of this one day, hands-on class, students will be able to:

  • Describe the basic components  of light, colour and the human eye anatomy. 
  • Articulate 10 commonly used lighting terminologies 
  • Describe common 3 lighting situations on set and in the trailer/green room 
  • Describe 3 lenses and 3 types of resolutions on set and its effect on camera 
  • Explore the relationship between cameras and monitors on set and how to read your make up correctly 
  • Employ and critique techniques of make up application to adjust to any lighting situation, under the hands-on guidance of Sara  
  • Identify the difference when reading skin tones  in everyday indoor light and corrected true light,  using both the naked eye and monitor . 
  • Discuss 5 ways in which artists can develop a relationship with the Director of Photography (DP) or Lighting Designer (LD)  
  • List a minimum of 5 common situations where relationship between lighting and make-up effects the other, and how.  
  • Identify the main components that makes ‘true light’ lighting conditions/monitors 

We will be focusing on –  Light Objectives, Lighting Terminology, Color Mixing, Defining Color, Hues and Saturation, Lighting Equipment, Lighting Accessories and much more 

      What to expect click here.

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.

In class, Sara uses the The Makeup Light (TML). Whilst Sara does not work for TML nor is financially compensated by them, students will receive a one time discount offer to buy the make up light, exclusive to class attendees. 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 international film productions, makeup schools, make up trailers, fashion, print, weddings and is now reaching other genres in both makeup and cosmetology.

Michael Astalos built this lighting system at the request of his wife, Vivian Baker, Emmy Award Winning, beauty and special effects makeup artist for Feature Films and Television .

* TML keylight with Magic Mount

This is the package that comes with the class and Key light ticket. An incredible deal and only offered at select classes!!!!

Use this Link for purchasing The Makeup Light from resellers anywhere in the world!