In-Depth posts #5 and #6

It has been difficult arrangingĀ meetings with my mentor due to both of our busy schedules, but we finally managed to speak on the phone today. During the time between our last meeting and this one, I had been trying out different makeup looks and styles (and experimenting with new looks!) based on things I imagined along with inspiration I took from the internet. Though we hadn’t met in a while,.. Read More

In-Depth Post #3: Learning the basics

My second meeting with my mentor occurred at the Urban Decay store in Metrotown, where Jennifer works. The purpose of today’s lesson was to learn about the basic steps of applying makeup along with the tools and products used, and I was sure taught all about that. The meeting started off with a lesson I mentioned earlier, and Jennifer introduced me to all of the products used in a basic.. Read More

In-Depth Post #2: Meeting my mentor

Late January, when our second in-depth post was actually due, I was in China and my mentor also away. Yesterday, we finally met, so here is my long overdue mentor blog post! Jennifer Phan, my in-depth mentor, is a very passionate and very nice woman who is extremely skilled in the art of makeup, as I could tell from her beautifully made-up face when I met her on Thursday. Sitting.. Read More

In-Depth Post #2-ish

This is an incomplete post; I’ll post the official #2 as soon as possible! My mentor and I haven’t met in person yet, due to my recent trip to China and her trip out of town as well. The two of us have been contacting each other frequently through email; we’ve been discussing meetings and my goals and plans for the project, as well as what we could achieve each.. Read More

In-Depth Post #1

The long-awaited and (in)famous In-Depth project is finally taking action! To get straight to the point, the subject area I have decided to explore this year is makeup artistry. Before making the choice, I have considered some issues; I was concerned as to what I could create to present as my final project as well as what criteria I could hold my learning to. Makeup artistry can be a very.. Read More