HAIR & MAKEUP WORKSHOPS

9.22.19 MAKEUP WORKSHOP FOR NWA FASHION WEEK FALL 2019

NWA Fashion Week’s Backstage Director, Melissa Valenzuela, and Makeup Co-Directors, Sam Weidman and Vanessa Moates, taught classes on makeup artistry for aspiring and professional makeup artists at the AAFF Office in Springdale.

Workshop Topics Included:

  • Backstage Expectations during a Runway Show
  • NWA Fashion Week Lookbook Review
  • Makeup Sanitation
  • Skin Tone Matching
  • Recreating Runway Styles & Practice

9.22.19 HAIR WORKSHOP FOR NWA FASHION WEEK FALL 2019

NWA Fashion Week’s Backstage Director, Melissa Valenzuela, and Hair Co-Directors, Montinique Davis and Rebecca Kessler-Leon, taught classes on makeup artistry for aspiring and professional makeup artists at the AAFF Office in Springdale.

Workshop Topics Included:

  • Backstage Expectations during a Runway Show
  • NWA Fashion Week Lookbook Review
  • Working with Ethnic/Textured Hair
  • Recreating Runway Styles

3.10.19 MAKEUP ARTISTRY FOR RUNWAY WORKSHOP

NWA Fashion Week’s Creative Director of NWA Fashion Week, Kristin Dietrich, and NWA Fashion Week Makeup Team Leads, Pa Xiong, Sam Weidman, Shakayla Canaday, and Vanessa Moates taught classes on makeup artistry for aspiring and professional makeup artists at Mount Sequoyah in Fayetteville.

Workshop Topics Included:

  • Professional Advice for Self Promotion of Personal Brand taught by Kristin Dietrich
  • Makeup and Tool Sanitation taught by Kristin Dietrich
  • Diversity and Inclusion for Runway – Makeup for Deep Skin Tones taught by Shakayla Canaday
  • Pushing Creative Boundaries, the Art of Makeup and Avant Garde Runway Looks taught by Sam Weidman
  • Bridal and Ready to Wear Makeup taught by Pa Xiong
  • Men’s Makeup Looks taught by Vanessa Moates

3.10.19 HAIR STYLING FOR RUNWAY WORKSHOP

NWA Fashion Week’s Creative Director of Hair, Brooke Donley, and the NWAFW Team Leads Montinique Davis and Rebecca Kessler-Leon taught classes at Mount Sequoyah in Fayetteville to aspiring and professional hair stylists involved in NWAFW Spring 2019 Runway Shows.

Workshop Topics Included:

  • Professional Advice for Self Promotion of Personal Brand taught by Brooke Donley
  • Diversity and Inclusion for Runway – Styling Textured Hair taught by Montinique Davis
  • Vintage-Inspired Hair Styling taught by Rebecca Kessler-Leon
  • Pushing Creative Boundaries, the Art of Hair and Lookbook Review taught by Brooke Donley

9.16.18 COVERGIRL MAKEUP MASTER CLASS

NWA Fashion Week’s Creative Director of Makeup, Kristin Dietrich taught aspiring and current makeup artists how to create the two most common fall runway looks. The goal of this workshop was to help makeup artists become familiar with products that would be used during NWA Fashion Week Fall 2018 on models of diverse skin tones, build their portfolios, and gain experience using accessible products.

Workshop Topics Included:

  • Classic Fall Makeup
  • Runway Smokey Eye