Staying current with progressive
cosmetic techniques and trends is essential for todays professional makeup
artist. In this highly competitive profession, a less than total understanding
of craft is all that separates those who succeed from those who do not. The stakes
have never been higher and neither have been the rewards.
Nicholas International is the only cosmetic training facility on the east coast
to be licensed with the Board of Cosmetology. DNI
offers three levels of expert cosmetic instruction in its Studio, Advanced, and
Masters programs and three levels of highly specialized instruction in its Commercial,
Theatrical, and Reconstructive and Corrective concentrations.
students benefit from customized, private one-on-one training, that focuses on
individual student needs and development. Students are given the flexibility to
schedule instructional sessions that are convenient for themdays, evenings,
and/or weekends. Completed instruction for the student will yield a Makeup Artist
Portfolio that at no additional cost is produced within DNIs
state-of-the-art digital photography studio. Students also receive commemorative
certificates documenting successful completion of a program or concentration and
a professional makeup artist brush set to start them in their new career.
a moment to review our various programs and concentrations. Call us at: 617.242.0177
to learn about our flexible payment plans and to schedule a private consultation
and tour of our training facility. Whether you are a working professional, or
a newcomer to the field, we would love to meet you face-to-face and tailor a winning
program for you in the exciting field of Makeup Artistry!
the history, evolution, diversity, and globally shared ideals in contemporary
cosmetic application is a key ingredient of the makeup programs taught at David
The comprehensive how-to sections within each
program and concentration are complemented with their relevant history and social
importance. This knowledge provides students with perspective and informs the
process by which they chart their professional success.
education you receive at David Nicholas International is simply the best
and sets the standard in makeup instruction offered anywhere. Regardless
of chosen program or concentration, the DNI
student receives in-depth and comprehensive instruction that is unparalleled.
Licensed by the Board of Cosmetology, DNI
tailors programs and concentrations that address individual student learning
and scheduling needs. Successful completion of a DNI
program or concentration yields to the student a professional portfolio of
work (produced at no additional cost within DNIs
state-of-the-art digital photography studio), a Commemorative Certificate
of Completion, and a professional makeup artist brush set to launch a
promising new career!
The Studio Program is ideally suited for
those entering the ever-changing field of makeup artistry and for those wanting
to upgrade or refresh their knowledge of makeup application. The Studio Program
will prepare you for any future program or concentration you may choose to pursue.
the Studio Program you will learn: Tools,
Setup, Hygiene, Professional, Presentation, Skin Enhancing, Eye, Lash, and Brow
Definition, Contouring and Highlighting, Lip Color and Definition, Color Analysis,
How to Get Started in the Cosmetic Industry
The Advanced Program is designed
for the professional who would like to bring his or her Studio skills to an advanced
level of makeup artistry. Through in-depth, hands-on training, the Advanced Program
will fully Prepare you to meet any artistic challenge.
an Advanced Program student you will learn: Advanced
Brush Techniques, Cosmetic Solutions & Product/Tool Analysis, Advanced Color
Mixing and Blending to Neutralize, Tone, Mute or Add Texture, Advanced Contouring
and Highlighting to Improve Facial and Hairline Symmetry, Advanced Seasonal and
Universal Color Analysis using Customized Color Guides, Advanced Makeup Techniques
for Birthmarks, Acne, Male and Female Pattern Baldness, Advanced Techniques for
Concealing Gray Hairs, Disguising Roots and for Filling in and Shaping Moustaches,
Goatees, Beards and Brows, Advanced Transfer-Resistant, "Photographically
Correct", Makeup Techniques for People in the Limelight; Brides, Award
Recipients Chair-Persons and Politicians, Advanced Quick-Change Makeup Techniques
that Repurpose Day Makeup to Evening with a fast 5-Minute Makeover.
Masters Program is designed for the dedicated professional with advanced cosmetic
application skills who wants to reach the ultimate level of makeup artistry.
Through the intense regimentation
of the Masters Program, you will learn: High-Tech
Airbrush Makeup Techniques, Complex Coverage Formulation, Finishing Techniques
that Gloss and Glaze Skin from Nude to Opaque, Master Blending and Cosmetic
Fusion Techniques for a Seamless, Edgeless, Detection-Free Look without using
a Compressor, How to Creatively Problem-Solve Issues of Shadow Creasing to Liner
Smearing (and everything in between) using Techniques You Already
Know, How to Increase your Efficiency Maximize your Earning Potential through
Quick-Change Makeup Techniques, How to Work Creatively and Develop your own
Unique Style, Predict Emerging Trends, and Set Your Own, How
to Evaluate Current and Emerging Cosmetic Products, Develop, Test, Package Your Own
Line of Cosmetics, How to Effectively Promote
your Expertise to Clients and Business Associates, and through Public Speaking,
Professional Instruction, and Media Guest Appearances.
The Commercial Concentration is structured
for the advanced professional who wants to specialize in makeup techniques for
commercial media work; such as, photography and runway fashion, print advertising,
and video/film production.
the Commercial Concentration you will learn: Photographic
Makeup, Principals Relating to Digital Imagery, Re-touching,Filters,Diffusers,and
Gels, Lighting Effects and Makeup Harmony, Correct Makeup Application that Translates
across Color, Black and White, Live Action, and Still Shot Situations,
Effective use of Locks, Fixatives, Sealants, Tapes, Bands, Primers, and Mattifiers,
Body Sculpting, Tanning, and Corrective Techniques for Tattoo,Varicose Veins,
and Stretch Mark Coverage, Fashion Imaging and Runway Makeup Techniques, How to
Assemble a Compelling Tear Sheet Book and a Commercial Level Portfolio that Sells
Itself, How to Effectively use Public Relations, Networking, and Marketing to
Get Your Foot in the Door.
Theatrical Concentration is unique in that it offers you a back stage pass to
the exciting world of the theatre. The Theatrical Concentration is dedicated to
providing you with the skills and makeup technique snecessary to become involved
in the oldest form of makeup application.
the Theatrical Concentration you will learn: Correct
White Face Techniques for Geisha, Clown, Mime and other Theatrical
Looks, Aging Techniques with and without Prosthetics, Animal Morphing Techniques
as used in Broadway shows like The Lion King and Cats, Special Effects Techniques
to create Bruises, Scars, Open Wounds, Bullet Holes, and Perspiration, Classic
and Fantasy Makeup Techniques to Heighten Character Emotion as used in Opera,
Stage, and Ballet, Effective and Seamless Prosthetic use of Breast Forms, Artificial
Skin, Noses, Chins, Mouths, and Ears, Facial Hair Construction Utilizing
Various Procedures from Cosmetic Application to Hair Piece Prosthetics, How to
create Celebrity-Look-Alikes, Cross-Sex, and Historical Figures through Cosmetic
and Prosthetic Alteration of Anatomy.
& Corrective Concentration
Nicholas, who has been described as a "pioneer in the field of Corrective
Makeup, has carefully developed the techniques you will be learning in this very
special program". David developed a Reconstructive & Corrective Makeup
Clinic at the Shriners Burns Hospital. His innovative techniques are utilized
nationally and internationally by plastic surgeons as well as other members of
the medical profession.
impact of facial disfigurement and skin disorders whether through birth defect,
accident, or illness can be devastating for the afflicted. Often shunned, many
people living with facial disfigurements and skin disorders isolate further by
withdrawing from society. The Reconstructive and Corrective Concentration is a
vital and sensitive program that empowers those living with facial disfigurements
and skin disorders to re-engage the world. This very special program is ideally
suited for cosmetic and medical practitioners who wish to make a difference in
the lives of others. It is strongly suggested that those interested in this program
and schedule a consultation to discuss the full parameters of this program.
an overview, those enrolled in the Reconstructive and Corrective Concentration
Can Expect to Learn Various Cosmetic Procedures for a Multitude of Afflictions
as well as the ability to Instruct the Hearing and Visually Challenged in Makeup
covered in the Reconstructive & Corrective Concentration: Hygiene
and Disinfecting, Identifying and Understanding Cutaneous Disorders, Corrective
Cosmetic Theory, Makeover Psychology, Facial Reconstruction, Cancer and Makeup,
Understanding Surgical Procedures;and Corrective Procedures for Syndromes and
Strokes. (Models with Various Cutaneous Disorders will be Available for Students
to Work with in this Program but Portfolio Restrictions Apply. For more Information,
speak with your DNI Representative.)
more information on training program rates, scheduling your private one-on-one
or to arrange for a consultation and tour of Advanced Makeup Training
headquarters, send us an E-mailorcall our 24-hour Digital Answering Service at 617.242.0177.
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