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Portfolio Building in New York City

Having an impeccable portfolio is vital to obtaining new clients in today’s industry. That’s why we’re proud to introduce our brand new portfolio building program in New York City, NYC, and Philadelphia, PA. This program gives currently working as well as brand-new artists an opportunity to add professionally captured images to their portfolios. It’s also an excellent fit for anyone looking to have first-hand on-set experience. 

During the portfolio course, you will work directly with experienced instructors to develop and capture your best work. You will also be provided with models and the pertaining attire for the photoshoots. Upon completing the program, you will receive ten retouched high-resolution images ready for print and web. Products and supplies will be provided by our academy.

Our portfolio course for makeup artists is an excellent stand-alone program, but it is also a great addition to our private MUA classes, skincare workshop, and hairstyling program. Our Master MUA classes and Personal Makeup lessons have their own photoshoots built into the curriculum, but you can also register for the portfolio development course for more practice.

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Portfolio Building in NYC

Having an impeccable portfolio is vital to obtaining new clients in today’s industry. That’s why we’re proud to introduce our brand new portfolio building program in New York City, NYC, and Philadelphia, PA. This program gives currently working as well as brand-new artists an opportunity to add professionally captured images to their portfolios. It’s also an excellent fit for anyone looking to have first-hand on-set experience. 

During the portfolio course, you will work directly with experienced instructors to develop and capture your best work. You will also be provided with models and the pertaining attire for the photoshoots. Upon completing the program, you will receive ten retouched high-resolution images ready for print and web. Products and supplies will be provided by our academy.

Our portfolio course for makeup artists is an excellent stand-alone program, but it is also a great addition to our private MUA classes, skincare workshop, and hairstyling program. Our Master MUA classes and Personal Makeup lessons have their own photoshoots built into the curriculum, but you can also register for the portfolio development course for more practice.

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Tuition & Fees

$1000

1 day photoshoot session working with 3 diverse models
*$100 Non-Refundable Registration Fee is included in tuition

Put your best work front and center in your portfolio by attending our portfolio development program at our New York City Makeup Academy campus. You’ll learn from the top instructors at our international makeup school licensed by NYSED and earn gorgeous photos to place in your portfolio. If you’re interested in our portfolio program and joining other artists from all over the world, including Los Angeles, Paris, Milan, and London, on a creative journey, contact our staff today or schedule a campus visit/tour. We’ll share more information about our courses and our beginnings with you so you can decide if you’re ready to call The Makeup Academy home.

During the portfolio course, you will work directly with experienced instructors to develop and capture your best work. You will also be provided with models and the pertaining attire for the photoshoots. Upon completing the program, you will receive ten retouched high-resolution images ready for print and web. Products and supplies will be provided by our academy.

Our portfolio course for makeup artists is an excellent stand-alone program, but it is also a great addition to our private MUA classes, skincare workshop, and hairstyling program. Our Master MUA classes and Personal Makeup lessons have their own photoshoots built into the curriculum, but you can also register for the portfolio development course for more practice.

What You'll Get

Program Essentials

Why should you register for our portfolio building Session? You’ll gain the following experience and takeaways:

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A makeup artist’s portfolio is vital to their success. It holds examples of their skills, strengths, and best work. Most importantly, it should communicate their aesthetic instantly.

If your portfolio could use a little boost, consider joining our portfolio building program in New York City, NYC. You’ll receive professional photos that display your diverse set of skills that you can use in your portfolio for years to come.

At The Makeup Academy in New York City, NY, it’s our mission to pull out the creativity in each of our students. You are an artist and have the capability to create masterpieces you initially thought were outside of your wheelhouse. By encouraging you to push your boundaries, we provide the opportunity for you to expand your career beyond bridal makeup. You could work your magic in dramatic photoshoots and high-end fashion shows. With the guidance of our instructors in our portfolio building course for makeup artists, we are positive you will create a strong, creative portfolio that is attractive to high-end clientele.

While techniques such as contouring and strobing may be dominating the industry at the moment, we know the trends are bound to change. After all, today’s looks are vastly different from last decade’s and the decade’s before that. To be a continually successful makeup artist in New York City, NY, and beyond, you need to show you have a firm grasp of various makeup techniques. That’s why we focus on period makeup shoots during our portfolio building program. These looks will represent your diverse set of skills.

Brides are by far the most important client to makeup artists, accounting for about 75% of an artist’s work. Because this clientele is so crucial to the success of your career, you need to show them how you’re the only one who can make their visions come to life. Brides will measure your ability to help them shine on their big day by looking at your portfolio and roster of clients. This is why we found it crucial to include bridal makeup as one of the portfolio building shoots. Once you have these makeup artist photography pieces in your portfolio, brides will trust you to highlight their beauty on their special day.

We all know how fast looks evolve and how, after all this time, glamour makeup is still vital to the industry we love. And because of its versatility, this really isn’t a surprise. A bright lipstick shade or smokey eye could be paired up or down, creating the perfect look for any event.

We believe that glamour makeup is always a good way to showcase your understanding of color as well as your ability to create the perfect eye makeup application. The inclusion of this in your portfolio will help you draw in clients from multitudes of age groups and MUA industries, which is our prime goal for your portfolio.

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As part of our student’s curriculum, they participate in portfolio photoshoots working with professional models to showcase their makeup! If you are selected to join us, you will get 2-3 looks and 4-6 retouched photos and lunch is provided! These opportunities are unpaid, however, you will network with photographers, artist and other models and have a great experience on campus with us! Looks are at the discretion of our artists based on what they are looking to add to their portfolios. You will be on campus from 8:30 – 3 for a typical shoot and we have both weekday and weekend shoot dates.

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    Classes are designed for stylists of all levels, and highlights quick and powerful ways to Jumpstart your makeup artist career.

    There is no better way to feel the excitement of a graduation photoshoot, see our teachers as they complete a makeup demo in class, or get a real feel for the environment of our programs! Schedule a campus visit today! Learn more about our programs, see our makeup kit, meet the instructors and students, and tell us all about your makeup goals! We look forward to meeting you!

    2022
    portfolio

    From the basics to advanced techniques, insider secrets, importance of the consultation, expert techniques, insider tips, and how to market your services to brides and others.

    Please note: Photos sitewide reflect student work from their in-class photoshoot(s).

    2022
    portfolio

    From the basics to advanced techniques, insider secrets, importance of the consultation, expert techniques, insider tips, and how to market your services to brides and others.

    Please note: Photos sitewide reflect student work from their in-class photoshoot(s).

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