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Intro to Makeup in Media

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April 20, 2021 @ 5:00 pm 8:00 pm

This is a crash course on building a professional career in media through makeup. We will explore the different media outlets and how to get your hat into this competitive game. Students will learn how to prepare themselves for a professional career in film and media arts. Additionally, students will gain insider knowledge on the best way to build a professional resume and connections that last for future success.

Nakesha Chong is a professional makeup artist and educator based in Ottawa, ON. Over the last decade, she has worked in the many different realms of makeup including cosmetic sales, live master classes and fashion arts. Her genuine connection to her clients and projects have helped build a diverse resume and portfolio. 

Nakesha has certifications in beauty, editorial, and special effects makeup that has allowed her to specialize in media arts. Her strong work ethic has led to a budding career in film and television as a key makeup artist on set. Her passion, creative vision, and attention to detail are seen in her work as she makes her mark one production at a time.

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Course Outline

·        April 6th – RESEARCH: Foundations to makeup in media

·        April 13th – BEING YOUR OWN BOSS: How to represent yourself.

·        April 20th – SET LIFE: Resumes, best practices, and etiquette.

·        April 27th – UNIONS: The benefits and how to get in.


Zoom Account (register for the free account here). Link for the virtual classroom will be sent to participants on Monday, April 5th.

Cancellation Policy

DARC is unable to provide course attendee refunds for cancellations. DARC reserves the right to cancel or reschedule courses if necessary.