Metamorphosis is a beautiful, 2 volume tome chronicling the amazing Rick Baker's more than 40 years in our industry. It has more than 1600 pictures and sketches from his career and couldn't be more amazing. Your library is not complete without this very important addition from a master of his craft
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Hello Everyone, I'm hoping this is correct place to post this, but I wanted to say hello and introduce myself to the group. I have been working behind the scenes with BMC for the past year, and will be helping a little with social media going forward. I'm super happy to be a part of this communit
This week's selection comes from the comparable Adrian Rugby. This book came out a few years ago and focuses on a minority in our field, which surprisingly is still a minority: women. Look at the women who paved the way and continue to make strides and do amazing work in our field. BUY THIS TODAY!!
Sorry for the hiatus all, sometimes life, you know!! Here is our book for today, recommended by the wonderful MUA Alex DeSoto. (it is her words on the picture). We can sometimes get bogged down in the minutiae of our day to day in our field, and kind of forget what is at the core of what we do- Art
This book was one of my very first makeup books I ever purchased and I couldn't put it down. Step by step instructions, lots of pictures, lots of artists profiles, so accessible- Just a really great effects book. I will forever be a huge fan of Todd Debreceni. Genius!! Check this one out for sure.
Hey everybody!! I am wanting to start a visual section here in the forum for reference materials. Be they books or art pieces or what have you. Please message me here on the forum to send me pictures or ideas of things we can put up there. Things that have inspired you, reference that you love. The
The great Cait Mizzi from our live this past week (have you watched yet? It's on the Beauty masterclass IG page) has given us access to a 20% off code for the clean products at Beauty counter!! So awesome. Check this out to start cleaning up those kits!! www.BeautyCounter.com/CaitMizzi The code a
The BMC challenges are such a great chance for us to learn and grow as artists. The feedback we get is immeasurable and I'd love for everybody to do that for each other on here!! What are the most valuable parts of feedback for you?
Not every book that we use is a makeup book- some of the most inspiring things can be to delve into the movies of the past. The ones that made us love the medium in the first place!! I think no collection is complete without some form of film compendium, and this one is so comprehensive. Called The
With the changing seasons, you have to change your skincare products and routine too. Your skin does not remain the same during summer or winter. And you can't possibly go with following the same plan. Especially with sensitive skin, pigmentation, breakouts, or dryness can increase. Your skin is mov
Men are Men. Always will be. We believe that at the heart of it, men are a category by themselves. No further divisions are necessary. This is our attempt to unite the men under their own category and encourage them to reward themselves by indulging in a positive, mindful luxury. We believe that men
Something a little different today!! One important aspects of being a MUA Is the art behind it. And one of the most used mediums in our field is clay and sculpting. I feel it is so important to be tactile in our business-really get your hands in it!! And there is no better way in my opinion than to
Hello everyone this is my first post. This is my humble book collection only a year old. I am discovering, how important It is to know the history behind a look/era/time period. Thanks to BMC, and their invited speakers during the lives I am getting there.
I‘ve really only ever used chavant NSP (oil based) clays, and store bought tool sets. I see a lot of artists make their own tools and utilize items not designed for sculpting. What do YOU use? why do you like them?
Hey everyone!! Make sure you head over to BMC's Instagram page today and check out the amazing 90-minute interview they just did with Melissa Street!! So much valuable information on the industry, owning an s corp, being a beauty artist, and working on set!! go over to our education section and shar
Hello Beauty Masterclass forum! I participated in the monochromatic makeup challenge and this was my redo. I learned so much in class, thank you for doing this! I worked with Ben Nye cream, which was really hard for me! The first time the cream was dried out and I thought I could I thin it with oil
Hey all, just a reminder that the amazing Vincent VanDyke is going to be a guest this Saturday on the BMC 60 min with...... I'm so looking forward to this. As someone who really wants to be working in a shop, his knowledge is invaluable!! What kind of things are you wanting to hear him talk about?
Hello all!! Over the next several weeks I will be putting up a new reference book every few days so we can all start growing our knowledge!! some are makeup books, some are art books and some just are books that inspire!! if you have any great reference books you'd like to add, please direct messa
If you've been contemplating taking your education to the next level or learning some new skills and techniques, then now is the time! Don't Miss Out on our Black Friday Special! We will be offering 25% off ALL Class Bundles! Stay Tuned for more information and details for this offer!
Please excuse my absence this last week, I went to see my parents for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic!! So I was a little off the grid. I also recently got a new place to live so I apologize at all if my posts are spotty!! Moving is exhausting. but I love to bring you guys these b
This book is such a beautiful piece of art!! It is one of my very favorite books I have ever owned actually!! Anatomy is such an important subject for us has artists to understand. And this book does a beautiful job of displaying that in a way an artist's brain can understand. Anatomy for the Art
This was a challenge last month that I unfortunately missed but I couldn't wait to try. This is one of the hardest make-ups I have tried but I learned a great deal from it. I tweaked it 8 times before I was fairly satisfied.
Don't forget, we want to see your work!! If you are attempting last week's challenge, or any other of the past challenges, please post them here. We'd love to see how we grow from our critiques, and people's different approaches. We all learn from each other from our successes and from trying things