WEST FX WORKSHOPS

FOR BEAUTY AND SPECIAL EFFECTS

Expert Knowledge. Hands-On Instruction. Flexible & Affordable.

OVERVIEW

 

West FX Workshops allow you to build a focused makeup skill without the commitment or price of a long-term program. With over 35 years of combined experience in beauty and special effects makeup, our expert instructors guide you through hands-on and lecture-based teachings that take your makeup skills to the next level.

 

Whether you're a professional makeup artist looking for more knowledge or a beginner to makeup all-together, West FX Workshops offer flexibility, functionality, and hands-on fun.

To sign up, please contact our offices at 213.529.4003 or email kendra@westfxinc.com and jeff@westfxinc.com. You can also fill out the form below, and one of our team members will get back to you.

INQUIRY  FORM

BEAUTY WORKSHOPS

The Arch Affair Brows Specialty Beauty Workshop

February 20: 10am - 2pm

 

Eyebrows are what frame the eyes and can make or break a makeup application.

Extremely dark brows may come off as too harsh or mean. Overly arched brows give off a surprised look. Thin brows can cause you to look older. At West FX Brows Specialty Beauty Workshop, become an expert in how to apply different types of brows using a variety of brow products.

 

Price: $185.

This hands-on workshop begins promptly at 10am. Early arrival suggested. Enrollment and non-refundable deposit due by Feb 13. All fees due by start of workshop. Once enrolled, you will be emailed a list of materials to bring.

SPECIAL EFFECTS WORKSHOPS

Anatomy of an Airbrush Special Effects Workshop

March 8: 2pm - 6pm

In this lecture-based workshop and demo, learn the Basics of Airbrush, as well as maintenance, customization, proper form, and brand recommendations.
This concludes with a demonstration and Q&A. 

Price: $185

Workshop begins promptly at 2pm. Early arrival suggested.

Enrollment and non-refundable deposit due by Mar 1. All fees due by start of workshop. Once enrolled, you will be emailed a list of materials to bring.

MEET THE INSTRUCTORS

Michelle Almanza

 

We're excited to welcome Michelle Almanza to the West FX Pro Team! Michelle has been a makeup and hair artist for over 15 years and a makeup educator for schools and brands for over 8 years. She has a strong background in editorial, face and body painting, theatrical, glam, and bridal makeup; and she is currently going to school for special effects. She has worked with a number of clients and celebrities, including Akon, Judy Reyes, E-40, Hayley Hasselhoff, and more.

Jeff West

Jeff West is a makeup artist from Wichita, Kansas, and is currently the CEO and Art Director of West FX Inc. His 20-year career includes working with Cinema Secrets as Creative Director for Woochie -- a leading company in Halloween latex and foam prosthetics. Jeff has won Halloween & Party Expo's Artist Battleground, an international special effects makeup competition, for 2 consecutive years. He has done makeup for clients including Christian Combs, Slash, Michael Star, and more.